Category: Wheeled Mobility

Roundabout Chair Available For Another User.

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--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Describes an alternative wheelchair on a low stand, operated with a hand crank. Chair made of an office swivel chair fastened to a heavy plywood base supported on a steel tube frame; there are two fixed wheels in back ( the wheels fit underneath the frame) and one wheel in the front used to steer and propel the chair from post by the rider's knee. A vertical drive shaft motivated by a crankhandle runs down the post and rotates the front wheel through a bevel gear train. The rider can swivel the chair to fit it under a table. Includes photographs. COMMENTS: For information contact: Technical Aid to the Disabled, 227 Morrison Road, PO Box 108, Ryde, New South Wales 2112, Australia. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. Metalworking. Mechanical Engineering. TITLE: Roundabout Chair Available for Another User JOURNAL: Technical Aid to the Disabled Journal REF: Vol 6 no 1, Mar 1986: p 18 PAGES (including cover): 2 1986.


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