Before you begin this Instructable, some precautions. This ramp is not intended for use as a permanent ramp. It is for use as a portable ramp for inclining one to a maximum of three steps in a situation where a more permanent ramp is not feasible. When using this ramp, at least one abled body individual needs to be present to stabilize the ramp and guide the individual in the wheelchair up or down the ramp. You must make sure the ramp is well secured or else the ramp could slip causing serious injury. Use extreme precaution when using this ramp and ascend or decend the ramp slowly. Use at your own risk.
1 - 2 Wood Beam joists depending upon length. If using a single beam, beam must be at least twice the required length. (Typically available in standard lengths of 24', 28', 32', 36', 40', 44' and 48')
Metal sheet which will be cut into 4 pieces the width of the wood joist and approximately 6" in length.
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