Makita 2705 10-Inch Contractor Table Saw

When you are looking for the Tops in the Industry, you need to look no farther than Makita if you want one of the best tools on the market.
Makita has it famous for cordless hand tools or as in this case a table saw. 2705 is one of the best that Makita makes. If your Renovator/contractor you know what it’s like jumping from Jobsite to Jobsite and the portability of Makita is legendary.
Makita 2705 10-Inch Contractor Table Saw is rugged and can get the job done no matter where the site is or how much work needs to be done.
It is manufactured by one of the biggest and best-known names in the tool industry. Makita is a name known to anyone who works in the trades, homeowners, as well as DYI hobbyists.
No matter what the job from cutting laminate tile to hardwood flooring the Makita is a perfect fit for whatever task you might ask of it.

A Contractor’s or Carpenter’s Dream Come

You now have a portable tool that will go with you to any site you choose.
Also, with the addition of its portable Stand, you can wheel it into position almost anywhere. When folded up has a low footprint that can fit in any work vehicle, pickup truck, or SUV along with the Makita 2705, which makes it a perfect combination of versatility, flexibility, and portability.
So, this means when you hit the Jobsite you are ready to go to work matching wall panels, cutting tiles, or trimming plywood sections to fit flush. This table sports a 15-amp 4800 hp motor and with its carbide blades, there is nothing that it will not cut.

Crosscutting or cutting with the grain makes no difference, the guides are fully movable and an angled miter makes sure you have a perfect cut every time.
Flooring whether it is laminate, tile, or bamboo imported from Asia makes no difference to the Makita as it slices through these materials like a hot knife through butter, leaving behind smooth edges with no uneven surfaces. A perfect cut the first time and every time.

You Can Work Almost As Fast As You Can Think

You no longer have to worry about anything except the job at hand because you have a tool that brings your workshop to the site. Wall tiles are a snap to cut and shape to fit around fixtures and faucets in the shower.
Remodelers will enjoy how quickly it will cut through drywall, paneling, and plywood without splintering or cracking. The Makita 2705 is fast, efficient, and precise you only have to do the work one time and not have to worry about redoing it due to inaccuracy.
Its patented blade’s cuts are fully within your control. You can cut with or against the grain with the 4800-RPM motor that makes sure of a precise cut.

Your work pace increases as you can perform all the functions of a table saw in the field on-site near where the work is being done rather than waiting for specially cut pieces to be delivered from the shop.
This accelerates your work speed and your ability to meet tight schedules and seemingly impossible deadlines, one of the undocumented features of this product that is worth its weight in gold.

The Makita is a little heavier than some of its siblings from other companies, such as Bosch and DeWalt. Many construction professionals, carpenters, as well as contractors of all types appreciate the extra stability the added weight gives when working on difficult projects.
When you have to get a lot of tile cut or paneling ready to be put up, you need a heavy-duty table saw to do the job. This is where Makita excels, it gives up it never surrenders and it’s always there when you need it.

The Makita name signifies quality and workmanship, reliability under stress, and the product that delivers precision where and when you need it when you’re under the gun to complete a project on time, within the schedule, to collect your pay. This is why builders, contractors, carpenters, and Masons all swear by the name Makita.

Makita 2705 10-Inch Contractor Table Saw Specs:

Makita is one of the top brand names in tools and looking at the 2705’s specifications you can see why:

  • 1-year warranty
  • Powerful 15.0 AMP motor delivers 4,800 RPM
  • Guard design allows the operator to view as you cut the material
  • The right extension allows the table to extend for the greater cutting capacity to cut through sheets of plywood
  • An aluminum die-cast, precision machined top remains flat and true for out of the box accuracy
  • Large cutting capacity (3-9/16″” at 90° and 2-1/2″” at 45°)
  • Electric brake for maximum productivity
  • Extended capacity with up to 25″” ripping
  • Push Stick (416772-1)
  • Wrench #5 (783203-8)
  • Wrench #19 (781038-1)
  • Socket Wrench (782024-5


  • Rugged and lasts forever
  • Used by contractors and carpenters everywhere
  • Safety features are intuitive
  • Designed for heavy use
  • Great motor with a blade break
  • More stable than either the DeWalt or Bosch due to its heavier weight
  • Perfect cuts
  • Power to cut 4 X 4s


  • Makita for all its good points is not perfect even the best products have some negative attributes. Fortunately, in the case of the Makita 2705, the positives far outweigh the few deficiencies.

Almost all users prefer the heavier weight for stability, some feel the Makita is too heavy
While the gate is great, some users feel it could be improved upon and made to snap tighter onto the surface of the saw.
Some feel while the protective guard is good it’s a little too complex to operate.