With Instructables you can share what you make with the world and tap into an ever-growing community of creative experts.
share what you made with text, photos, video, and files
gather your favorite instructables together
Welcome fellow slacker. If I had this to do over I would not do it. It cuts well yes, but the battery only last a matter of minutes...Someone gave me ...
Well the battery for the Dewald is 18 volt and 2200 milla amps (1/1000 of an amp) or 2.2 amps. So volts times amps is 36 (or so) watts. The Mikita is ...
Get out your meter and see which is positive and which is negative on the battery. Write it on them with a marker.
My Dewalt donor battery has star screws in it. Remove the contact piece/plug inard out of the battery, and remove any wires and/or attaching foil tha...
I used about 6" of the cord off an old AC adapter. Strip and solder it to the donor battery contact plug.
You can see in the drill that the Mikita battery makes contact with metal strips that slide along the side to make contact. I cut some of the thick fo...
I punched a small hole in the contact strip and bent it . An alligator clip also works good. I'm sure with tape and solder you can figure something ou...
Insert your dummy plug/donor battery piece in the tool. I shoved a waded of duct tape behind the contact piece to hold it against the contacts of the...
Sure I could have used the rest of the donor battery case and made something that would clip in, but that would have made the saw longer and more awkw...
Just do it, It's not that hard.n If we don't stop producing trash we are going to end up living in a dump.
We have a be nice comment policy. Please be positive and constructive.
Cordless Tool "Repair" / Renewalby corn_brown
tired of dead batteries in your cordless tools? me too! so let's hack away!!by schadduck
Battery Adaptor for cordless tool version 2by burntbob
How To Make a Cordless Tool Cordedby liseman
battery adaptor for cordless toolby burntbob
How to make a 3d Printed Cordless Drill Battery Adapterby _mage_
8000 lumen LED Dewalt flashlight modby Ryan Depace
Modding a Cordless Saw to run on 12 voltsby mark101
Cordless Power Tool Conversion 18VDC to 120/240VACby franco40
Franken-Saw (a.k.a. how to use a DeWalt battery with a Bosch reciprocating saw)by hauntedworkshop
Download our new apps for iOS, Android and Windows 8!
© 2014 Autodesk, Inc.
By clicking "Create Account" you are indicating that you have read and agree to the Terms of service.
Already a member? Login »
Enter the email associated with your account and we will send you your username and a temporary password.
Not a member? Sign Up »