DIY  AA Battery Holder

Need a battery holder in a pinch? Make your own with a few bits from your junk drawer.

Step 1: Gather Materials

DIY  AA Battery Holder

Adhesive glue squares

Wires

Matchbox

Small scrap of copper sheeting

Step 2:

DIY  AA Battery Holder
  • Strip wires at both ends about 1/4 "
  • Poke two small holes in the end of the match box and insert the wires, bending to hold

    Step 3:

    DIY  AA Battery Holder
    DIY  AA Battery Holder
  • Cut the copper sheet in the following sizes
  • 2 @ 3/8" x 3/8"
  • 1 @ 1 1/4" x 3/8"
  • Cut the glue squares so that it just covers the bottom of the copper bit on both 3/8 " pieces and place over the wires to the bottom of the matchbox (make sure that you don't interfere with the copper and wires making contact)
  • Place the larger copper sheet on the opposite end with a glue square

    Done! Now wire it to your 3 volt projects as needed!

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