|Chuck has spent
the last 6 months at the
Garrison Geriatic Care Center.
His desire to return to his Buffalo Springs
lake house necessitated a ramp.
The only ADA ramp possibility was in
|His house overlooks a part of
Buffalo Springs lake,
a view of the lake is visible from his house.
|His house required a couple of
inside and one at the carport, each 3 1/2" tall.
|Survey taken on November 12th.
cleared the door path on the 19th.
in the house are 31 1/2 inches wide,
to conserve space and materials,
I reduced the normal ramp
width from four feet to three feet.
The single car garage houses his
washer and dryer.
|Materials were taken at 10 AM on
Monday, 19 November
Work began that afternoon at 3 PM.
|His doorway is 19 inches from the
ground, the ramp had
to be 19 feet long. I made the ramp 21 feet long - less
an incline. Since the ramp is located inside, no pressure-
treated lumber was used (cheaper) except for the support
posts at the corner of thefirst module.
|Every build is different, just
like God's children.
This build was relatively easy as the flooring was mostly level.
Co$ts of the materials was $218.38,
tax exempt - with a few 2"x4"s
|After ramp build, the outside
threshold was done, it was
too dark to take pictures.
I didn't bring the camera with flash.
The ramp deck will be painted with non-skid paint
and possibly a wall hand-rail added if he thinks he could
|Work area cleaned up and access
6:20 PM on Wednesday, November 21st.
Happy Thanksgiving, Mr. Roberts!
|Action photo with the indoor
and Chuck on his new power chair.