Makita's first 36-volt cordless tool is the 9.9-pound BHR261 rotary hammer. Powered by an LXT lithium-ion battery, it delivers 0 to 1,200 rpm and 0 to 4,800 bpm and has three modes of operation: rotation only, hammering with rotation, and hammering only. Features include a built-in torque limiter, a one-touch sliding chuck, a two-finger trigger, and a built-in LED. The tool measures 14-1/4 inches and comes with two batteries, a 30-minute charger, a side handle, a depth gauge and a tool case. Price: $899. 800-462-5482. www.makitatools.com.