Weighing 27.5 pounds, the LXSL01 18-volt lithium-ion cord-less compound miter saw is compact and easy to transport. The tool delivers 2,200 revolutions per minute with a direct-drive gear-box, offering increased cutting efficiency and less maintenance. It has an electric brake and an aluminum base that supports large stock. Cost: $599 (tool only) and $799 (kit).Makita USA. 800-462-5482. www.makita.com.