Ramp for french doors
The client needed a ramp so that he could be wheeled in his wheelchair out of the French doors in the lounge into the garden. The drop from the house to the path is 60mm and the ramp needed to bridge a drainage channel.
The ramp was made from 1200x 450 x9mm exterior grade plywood protected with exterior varnish. The ramp was screwed to a 150mm wide by 1150 long support beam profiled to the slope. To stop the ramp slipping, two metal pins were screwed into the underside of the beam which would engage with the slots in the drainage channel. The pins were made from two Ikea parallel sided screwed bolts with the heads cut off and slots sawn into the top for a screwdriver.
Bristol Panel case ref. 715-03