The Makita Circular Saw is a compact and versatile saw that is engineered to handle a wide range of applications. Featuring a powerful 8 Amp motor for fast cutting and an electric brake for maximum productivity, this saw has a blade-left design for improved visibility and cuts two times the material at 90° with capacities including 1-3/4 in. at 90° and 1-3/16 in. at 45° . Easy to use, this tool features a shaft lock for fast blade changes for less downtime and a lock-off button to prevent accidental starts.