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A few weeks ago I had shoulder surgery. Since then, I have been barely able to use my right arm. As someone accustomed to making things, this restrict...
You will need:A small pulleySoft rope (that you wouldn't mind gripping)2 Round handle knobs2 Eye hooks to fit in knobs8" of webbing (preferably cotton...
Make the handles by screwing the eyehooks into the screw hole in the round knobs. ...but I only have one hand!?Well... the knobs fortunately already h...
You need to install a grommet on each of your cotton webbing.First cut a small hole in each end that the grommet can fit into. one way to do this is c...
Insert the screw through the grommet and twist the nut on. Don't worry about tightening it too much. It doesn't need to be tight.This is going to func...
Throw the strap over your door and make sure your screw and nut combination will not be pulled through the crack at the top of the door.
Keep your webbing strap from coming apart by dipping the ends in craft glue and letting it dry for a little while.
Attach your pulley to other grommet with your quick link. Don't forget to close the lock nut.
Tie your rope to one of the handles, being sure to leave a lot of extra slack. I attached mine by tying a figure-8 knot, passing the slack through the...
Pull the rope through the pulley and secure the pulley to the top of the door frame.Place your chair at the bottom of the door (should that be your ex...
Attach the other knob to the rope in the same manner you attached the first, allowing for slack to step on and pull the knot tight.
Cut off the extra slack that you used for pulling the knots.
Beat yourself back into shape.
I decided I would prefer to have better handles for my system after a few days of use. Having access to an Epilog laser cutter with a rotary attachmen...
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Posted:Apr 6, 2009
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