Introduction: Lowering Switch

Picture of Lowering Switch

Support Block of Eclips, for who?

People whose switch is placed too high for a service dog to reach. Watch the video to see the problem and our solution.

SUMMARY

This Instructable is divided in 3 parts with each several detailed steps. To avoid a too long instructable, you will be redirected to the links of the three parts of this big instructable.

Part 1: Make the security support out of foam

Step 1: Marking and cutting

Step 2: Drilling
Step 3: Milling
Step 4: Making box for mold

What do we make?
Part 1 of a bigger picture to lower a switch. We are now going to make the form we want to later cast it in a stronger material. We are going to make the security support.
https://www.instructables.com/id/Make-the-object-ou...


Part 2: Casting mold and security support

Step 1: Make the silicone mold
Step 2: Cast into the silicone mold
Step 3: Final touch

What do we make?
Part 2 of a bigger picture to lower a switch. We are now going to make the mold for the form we made in part 1. Once we have the mold, we can start casting our first safety support; the Eclips

https://www.instructables.com/id/casting-mold-and-s...

Part 3: Assemble safety support Eclips

Step 1: Replace switch
Step 2: Installing the Eclips
Step 3: Making the support knot
Step 4: Make it dog friendly

What do we make?
Part 3 of a bigger picture to lower a switch. We are now going to assemble the parts including the safety support Eclips we made in part 2.

https://www.instructables.com/id/Part-3-Assemble-sa...

Step 1: Make the Security Support Out of Foam

Picture of Make the Security Support Out of Foam

PART 1

Step 1: Marking and cutting

Step 2: Drilling

Step 3: Milling

Step 4: Making box for mold

What do we make? Part 1 of a bigger picture to lower a switch. We are now going to make the form we want to later cast it in a stronger material. We are going to make the security support.

click on the link below to follow the detailed manual of Part 1

https://www.instructables.com/id/Make-the-object-ou...

Step 2: Casting Mold and Security Support

Picture of Casting Mold and Security Support

PART 2

Step 1: Make the silicone mold
Step 2: Cast into the silicone mold
Step 3: Final touch

What do we make?

Part 2 of a bigger picture to lower a switch. We are now going to make the mold for the form we made in part 1. Once we have the mold, we can start casting our first safety support; the Eclips

Click on the link below to follow the detailed manual of Part 2

https://www.instructables.com/id/casting-mold-and-s...

Step 3: Assemble Safety Support Eclips

Picture of Assemble Safety Support Eclips

PART 3

Step 1: Replace switch
Step 2: Installing the Eclips
Step 3: Making the support knot
Step 4: Make it dog friendly

What do we make?
Part 3 of a bigger picture to lower a switch. We are now going to assemble the parts including the safety support Eclips we made in part 2.

Click on the link below to follow the detailed manual of Part 3

https://www.instructables.com/id/Part-3-Assemble-sa...

Comments

guillaume.sala.5 (author)2015-06-13

very good idea !!

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