Category: Games and Puzzles

Deep Steps

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DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable a person to uses a walker when climbing stairs. Deep treads are added over existing steps without removing original treads, allowing easy conversion back to the original steps when deep treads are no longer needed. A reputable building contractor can design and build deep steps. ATSolutions makes the following recommendations: Make stair treads and stair runners from 2x6 feet and 2x12 feet CCA/Treated lumber. This provides protection from wood decay and insects. Install handrail 30 to 34 above tread nosing or per local code as required. Install a guardrail 36 inches above tread nosing or per local code as required. MATERIALS: Lumber per steps specifications. TOOLS: Carpentry tools. SKILLS REQUIRED: Carpentry (NOTE: Professional assistance installing this adaptation is recommended). TITLE: Deep Steps. WEB SITE: Assistive Technology Solutions at http://www.atsolutions.org/devices/deep_step.htm. REF: Device Plans (Architectural). Assistive Technology Solutions can be contacted at PO Box 3071, Burlington, VT 05401; jweisman@vtc.edu.

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09/27/2005