Thank you for watching my How-To video on constructing a wheelchair ramp! Below yow will discover my fast information to constructing your personal ramp and saving cash.

1. Measure. Take an correct have a look at your area and decide how lengthy you want to make your ramp. Take into consideration the slope/grade of the ramp. If you want to seek the advice of with the ADA tips on ramp size you possibly can test it out right here: Also if you need some help determining the angles and lengths of the ramp right here is a nice calculator:
2. Cut your boards to size. With your dimensions it is best to now know the size of the precise angle and supportive bracing. With an angle information and the angle calculator above you possibly can reduce miters into your angled boards so that they line up.
3. Assemble your Right-Angles. First connect the precise angle items. You also can add your horizontal spacing alongside the underside of the ramp as properly presently.
4. Refine your angle. With the right-angle assembled, this will make it simpler to visualise your ramp coming collectively. You can use this partial meeting to refine the angle wanted for the slanted boards you’ll quickly be attaching.
5. Remove previous stairs (in case you haven’t accomplished this step but)
6. Slide the partial ramp in place. This will show you how to together with your final minute calculations as you put together to position the slanted 2x4s of their correct place
7. Continue Assembly. Continue inserting your 2×4 bracing in place as you put together your ramp to be sturdy sufficient to carry your plywood sheets on prime.
8. Attach the plywood sheets. Drill pilot holes then screw within the sheets firmly to the 2x4s.
9. Cut Plywood to Length. Once connected you possibly can take away the surplus wooden with a jigsaw or you possibly can reduce the earlier than attaching by utilizing a desk noticed.
10. Round-Over the plywood that’s touching the ground.
11. Attach the Wheel Guard. I reduce a piece of 2×4 to size and connected it utilizing wooden glue and clamps. Simple and efficient.
12. Paint!!
13. Add Grip Tape. This will add traction and make getting up and down the ramp a breeze!
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Skil Jigsaw:
Hitachi Miter Saw:
Hand Plane:
Ryobi Drill:
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Titebond Glue:
Pocket Hole Jig (Recommended):
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