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Item #: G0605X1
Model # G0605X1
This Extreme Table Saw is ideally suited to handling large panels without blinking an eye. A right-hand and rear mounted extension table supports the widest panels before during and after the cut, and the large rail mounted switch control won't get lost under the panel. Other features include ample storage shelves, a user friendly blade guard, a riving knife, a digital readout for blade angle and an efficient dust management system that includes an internal dust port and sloped cabinet floor that directs saw dust into the 4" dust port. Enjoy all of the innovative features this big capacity saw has to offer. CSA certified meeting CSA C22.2 #71.2-08, CSA C22.2 #105-1953, and UL 987 standards.


  • Motor: 5 HP, 220V, single-phase
  • Amps: 18A
  • Blade tilt: Left, 45 degrees
  • Table height from floor: 35-3/4"
  • Table size with extension 69-1/2" x 78-3/4"
  • Arbor speed: 3600 RPM
  • Arbor size: 1"
  • Maximum dado width: 3/4"
  • Maximum depth of cut @ 90°: 4"
  • Maximum depth cut @ 45°: 2-3/4"
  • Maximum rip capacity: 52"
  • Distance from front of table to blade at maximum blade height: 11-1/2"
  • Distance from front of table to center of blade: 17-1/4"
  • Overall dimensions: 91-1/2" W x 79-1/2" D x 42-1/2" H
  • Approximate shipping weight: 854 lbs.


  • Precision-ground cast iron table
  • Cast iron trunnions
  • 3/8" x 3/4" T-slots & miter gauge
  • 4" dust port
  • Smooth and quiet Poly-V serpentine belt power transfer
  • Steel cabinet
  • Hinged motor cover
  • Right hand and rear extension tables
  • Magnetic switch with thermal overload protection and lock-out padlock
  • Digital readout for bevel angle
  • Quick change between riving knife and splitter guard
  • Includes 12" x 60T blade and push stick
  • Reviews

    11 Customer Reviews (4.8 out of 5 stars) : Sign in to write a review

    Anonymous Reviewer
    11/29/2018 1:53:55 PM

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    Robert W
    Great Saw Pull the Trigger before prices go up 07/23/2018 3:44:22 PM

    I have used other 12 and 14 inch saws in the past but in large commercial shop areas. In my little 1500 sq ft wood shop this thing is a BEAST. Its Awesome for large slabs as I use it for. Buy a Better Miter Guage and don't forget the base to move it with. This will take care of anything you wish to do for the rest of your life. You can't beat the price, extra HP with saw cut ability a 12 inch saw give you. Only thing I didn't care for is the non-laminated MDF table tops but that was taken care of when it arrived home in my shop the first day.

    Craig P
    Great saw 04/05/2018 11:26:58 PM

    This saw is powerful and its been a great addition to my shop. If you are looking to buy this saw you will not regret it. You want find a saw that cuts smoother.

    Michael P
    02/08/2018 1:11:47 PM

    This saw is a dream to operate. I am very pleased that my other saw I purchased burned up on me within the first two weeks after my purchasing it. That issue made me step up to the big dog. I absolutely love this machine and its performance. Thank you Grizzly for offering the average consumer top notch equipment.

    joe K
    Great machine assembly was easy 11/10/2017 2:34:48 PM

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    Mark A
    Wow....what a step up! 08/28/2017 12:36:00 AM

    Every once in a while I get it right. This purchase was the best move I have made since I began woodworking. I have a small business on the side and this saw was the perfect match for my requirements. Powerful, quiet and smooth controls are a welcome change to my previous saw. My wish list is now full of wanted tools!!

    Mark R
    08/25/2017 11:19:47 PM

    What a beautiful machine! It cuts so smooth that I have a hard time telling if I already ran it through the jointer!

    Anonymous Reviewer
    08/11/2017 2:40:30 PM

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    Anonymous Reviewer
    08/06/2017 11:37:20 AM

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    Anonymous Reviewer
    05/10/2017 3:36:15 AM

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    12'' Extreme Table Saw 10/06/2016 9:15:06 PM

    I had an older model of this saw and has been a work horse and this one is even better with added items. One thing I don't like is the out feed table is worthless for panel cutting its way too small and wont support wide panels when ripping. I would rather pay less for it and put the money into a proper sized bench to catch the work pieces. Over all its a great saw.

    Q & A

    Common Questions and Answers about the G0605X1:

    Q: What is the difference between G0605X1 and G0606X1?

    A:The G0605X1 has a 5 HP motor and is wired for a single-phase, 220V, 30A power supply circuit. The G0606X1 has a 7.5 HP motor and is prewired for a 3-phase, 220V, 30A power supply circuit, and can also be rewired for use on a 440V, 15A power supply circuit. Aside from these differences, the two models are identical.

    Q: What is the difference between G0651-52 and G0605X1-06X1?

    A:These four machines have the same overall design, but the G0651 and G0652 are designed for a 10" blade and the G0605X1 and G0606X are designed for a 12" blade. The 12" models have a bigger cabinet, cast-iron table, arbors, trunnions, and other internal components, giving them a slightly larger overall size. With the addition of the larger blade, the 12" saws have the ability to cut workpieces up to 4" thick--whereas the 10" models have a maximum cutting depth of 3-3/16". The fence rails, fence, and extension tables are the same size on all four models, giving the 10" saws the same maximum rip capacity (to the right of the blade) as the 12" saws. That said, the larger castings, arbor spindle, motor size, and cutting depth of the 12" saws make them a better choice in an industrial setting, because the added heft and power allow them to better withstand the rigors that a busy production shop can demand day-in and day-out.

    Q: Aside from the extension tables and longer fence rails, are there any other differences between the G0605X1/G0606X1 and the G0696X/G0697X 12" table saws?

    A:No, if you take away the extension tables and fence rails, these saws are identical.


    FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions):

    Q: How do I know which size of motor I'll need for my table saw?

    A:Assuming the correct blade is installed for any specific type of cut, the answer primarily depends on these three factors: (1) your average stock thickness, (2) your typical wood type or variety, and (3) your anticipated cutting frequency or overall demands placed on the saw. First, it is important to note that with a slow enough feed rate, any of our table saws can cut through a piece of hardwood up to that saw's maximum cutting height. Unfortunately, using too slow of a feed rate can result in burn marks in your workpiece, and using a feed rate that is so aggressive that it causes a motor to bog down will quickly increase the motor's internal temperature to a state of thermal breakdown. Once a motor reaches this state, continued operation (without allowing sufficient cool-down time between cuts) will result in the motor becoming so hot that its winding insulation will completely fail and the motor will die. A larger motor, however, could easily perform the exact same type of work without ever reaching a state of thermal breakdown. With that in mind, your goal should be to select a motor size that will handle the majority of what you'll be cutting on a regular basis, without bogging the motor down. To translate this into a more practical perspective, generally speaking, a 1.5 HP motor used with an aggressive feed rate can repeatedly cut 6/4 (1.5") soft woods and 4/4 (1") hardwoods without bogging down. A 3 HP motor, on the other hand, can repeatedly cut the same type of stock with the same type of feed rate at approximately twice that size without bogging down.

    Q: What are the differences between contractor, hybrid, and cabinet saws?

    A:A "Contractor" table saw is generally a light-duty saw with an open-stand and is usually equipped with a 1.5 HP to 2 HP motor that can be operated on a common 120V power supply, making it portable and convenient enough to take from jobsite to jobsite for carpentry work, trim work, and small cabinetry or furniture work. To keep the weight down, contractor saws often use sheet-metal wings instead of cast-iron wings, and their trunnions and other internal components use less cast iron or steel, making them much less beefy than those same components used in cabinet saws. A few other typical hallmarks of contractor saws are non-enclosed motors (making them slightly louder and sometimes resulting in a lack of dust collection) and trunnions mounted to the bottom of the table instead of the cabinet (making them slightly more difficult to align the blade to the miter slot or fence). The lighter-duty components used in their construction typically means that contractor saws also cost less than other saw types. The low cost, high portability, and convenience of operating on a 120V power supply, combined with included fence systems that often rival those used on cabinet saws, has historically made the contractor saw a favorite option for the hobbyist or beginning woodworker. A "Cabinet" table saw is a heavy-duty saw with an enclosed cabinet-style stand and usually a 3 HP or larger motor that operates on a 240V power supply, making it the top choice for professional woodworkers, serious amateurs, or production shops that require day-in and day-out reliability and the ability to regularly cut thick hardwoods. Unlike contractor saws, cabinet saws have much thicker castings for the trunnions and arbor assembly, which attach to the cabinet instead of the table (making blade alignment adjustments easier), and they usually have full cast-iron wings, which combined with the beefier trunnions and heavy cabinet stand, give them a lot more vibration-dampening weight. Additionally, the enclosed cabinet stands result in quieter operation and usually have much better dust collection. A "Hybrid" table saw is a newer category of saw that is considered to be a cross between a contractor saw and a cabinet saw. Like cabinet saws, hybrid saws typically have cabinets or stands with enclosed motors (providing quieter operation and easier dust collection) and trunnions that mount to the stand (making blade alignment adjustments easier). Like contractor saws, hybrids are generally constructed with lighter-duty components and materials (keeping costs and overall weight down), and they are usually equipped with 1.5 HP to 2 HP motors (allowing them to operate on a common 120V power supply). Because hybrid saws are often priced near contractor saws and they offer many of the additional benefits that cabinet saws provide over contractor saws, they are quickly becoming the saw of choice for the serious hobbyist or the professional woodworker on a budget.

    Q: How do I know what type of blade I should buy?

    A:Blade choice is determined by the type and purpose of cut, hardness and thickness of stock, and desired trade-offs between cutting speed versus cut quality. Generally speaking, a blade with fewer teeth cuts faster but makes a lower quality cut, and a blade with more teeth cuts slower but makes a higher quality cut. We offer a wide variety of blades from a handful of different manufacturers. All of our blades are clearly designated by either blade function, cut type, or material type.

    Q: What is the purpose of the riving knife?

    A:The riving knife is used for non-through cuts. It is a metal plate positioned in alignment behind the blade to prevent the newly-cut workpiece sides from pinching on or pushing against the backside of the blade and causing kickback. The riving knife also acts as a barrier behind the blade to reduce the risk of hands being pulled into the blade if they are positioned incorrectly when kickback occurs.

    Q: Can I still use my table saw without connecting it to a dust collector?

    A:Yes, but we don't recommend it. Without using a dust collector, the dust will quickly pile up inside and around your machine, resulting in additional cleaning time later. Besides making a mess, fine dust can be harmful to your respiratory system. A better choice is to connect your table saw to a properly-designed dust collection system that at least pulls the recommended minimum CFM for your saw's dust port.

    Q: Can I cut metal or other non-wood materials with your table saws?

    A:Although our table saws will physically cut many different types of materials, they are only designed to cut natural wood or wood-based materials (plywood, MDF, OSB, etc.). Cutting materials not intended to be cut on a woodworking table saw can result in serious injury to the operator or bystanders, and it could decrease the life of the saw and void the warranty.