In this guide we’ll look at the best budget mitre saws.
We’ve compared power, blade size, cutting capacity and cost
to give you our top recommendations.
What Is The Best Budget Mitre Saw?
More Detailed Budget Mitre Saw Reviews
Evolution Power Tools R210CMS 1200 W Compound Mitre Saw With Multi-Material Cutting and 210 mm blade
Evolution Power Tools R210CMS 1200 W Compound Mitre Saw With Multi-Material Cutting and 210 mm blade Review
The Evolution Power Tools R210CMS Compound Mitre Saw is our choice for best budget mitre saw.
This is a compact and portable sliding mitre saw. It has a 1200-Watt motor that powers a 210 mm blade that can cut through not only wood and plastic, but other tough materials such as steel, aluminium and even wood with embedded nails, and produce clean cuts that require little if any finishing. You can even separately purchase a diamond blade that can cut through tile, stone and slate.
This Evolution mitre saw can cut to a width of 125 mm and depth of 55 mm. In conjunction with the rotating base the head can tilt to create a range of angles to cut bevels and mitre cuts from 0 to 45 degrees. To ensure accuracy there is a top clamp and an adjustable sliding fence.
The 24-tooth blade is tipped with premium quality Japanese tungsten carbide, and the product comes with a very respectable 3-year warranty.
If you are looking for a high quality, versatile but cheap mitre saw the R210CMS fits the bill.
Einhell UK TC-MS 2112 1600 W Compound Mitre Saw with 210 mm blade Review
This Einhell mitre saw is more powerful than our other selections with a 1,600 Watt motor that produces up to 5,000 rpm, and is perfect for making crosscuts and mitre cuts into wood, laminated panels and plastics. The 210 mm carbide blade has 48 teeth so it creates clean cuts that require little if any finishing. It can cut 200 mm particleboard with ease.
The saw head can be easily be tilted to cut bevels, and the die-cast aluminium table can be turned 45 degrees to the left or right for cutting mitre joints. Thus any bevelled mitre joint can be crafted. The maximum bevel cut to the left is 120 x 55 mm, and to the right 80 x 32 mm.
Two side supports, a clamping device and a cutting depth control facility all ensure that your workpiece is held securely in place and you achieve the most accurate of cuts.
There is also a dust extraction port with sawdust bag to keep your workshop clean.
This is a very respectable, versatile yet low-cost mitre saw that will handle a wide variety of DIY tasks with ease.
VonHaus 1400W Mitre Saw with 210 mm blade Review
Another competitor for best budget compound mitre saw is the VonHaus 1400W Mitre Saw.
Like its competitors in this price range this VonHaus mitre saw is a powerful, robust mitre saw with all the basic features you need to cut through most wood, laminates and plastic materials safely, efficiently and with a high degree of accuracy.
The 1,400 Watt motor can turn the 210 mm, 24 tooth blade at 5,000 rpm. The mitre saw provides all the versatility and accuracy required for bevel and mitre cuts. There are indicators for key bevel angles of 15°, 22.5°, 30° and 45°, as well as singular angle points, on both sides of the blade.
Mitre cutting capacity 0° x 0° is 120 x 55 mm
Mitre cutting capacity 45° x 0° is 83 x 55 mm
Mitre cutting capacity 0° x 45° is 120 x 30 mm
Mitre cutting capacity 45° x 45° is 83 x 30 mm
The blade guard is constructed from sturdy plastic casing and the blade cover rolls down when the saw is not in use. The base features non-slip feet to ensure the unit remains secure during operation. Holes in each foot provide the option to screw the base to a workbench.
The is a relatively cheap mitre saw yet is backed by a two year warranty, which for budget mitre saw is a very good deal.
Silverline 262705 1400W Compound Mitre Saw with 210 mm blade Review
The Silverline 1400W Mitre Saw is another robust and powerful yet relatively cheap electric mitre saw, with all-metal blade guards, arm, fence and mitre table.
This compound mitre saw with its 210 mm 24 tooth TCT blade can power easily and accurately through most woods, plastics, soft metals and laminates.
It has all the basic adjustments DIY enthusiasts would require for making bevel cuts to 45 degrees and left and right and mitre cuts to 45 degrees. The maximum crosscut is 120 mm x 50 mm.
The Silverline mitre saw comes with a clamp, dust extraction port, dust bag and rear stabiliser. The base allows the saw to be mounted on a work bench and it can also be folded down for compact storage.
If you are in the market for a powerful yet cheap mitre saw that performs all the basic cutting functions then this Silverline mitre saw is well worth considering.