Using Lithium Ion Batteries in Woodworking Tools

Duration: 3:38

George Vondriska discusses some of the key advantages to using woodworking tools with lithium ion batteries. You’ll learn about their size to power ratio, charge cycles, and what additional benefits they can provide for your shop.

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2 Responses to “Using Lithium Ion Batteries in Woodworking Tools”
    • WWGOA Team
      WWGOA Team

      Batteries lose their ability to hold a charge over time. Time itself is a factor, but the declining charge capacity is more heavily influenced by the number of charge/drain cycles. In other words, if you charge and drain a battery on a daily basis, it will need to be replaced much sooner than if you let it sit on a shelf