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Wooden Boccia ramp

June 30, 2017 in Solution

This post is meant to show the steps taken to build a ramp for the adapted sport ‘boccia’. It is specifically designed to be played by people with cerebral palsy. A ramp is used to throw a ball to any direction the player aims to.

Via Physical Activity Materials & Disability

The materials used:

  • Three wooden planks
  • Tape measure
  • Pencil
  • White glue
  • Clamps
  • Carpenter’s brace
  • Bolts
  • Electric screwdriver
  • Fretsaw
  • As support:
  • Two wooden planks
  • White glue
  • Bolts
  • Hinges



  • Step 1, construction: In this step, we begin with the construction process of the ramp, in which two wooden planks are bonded using white glue and then screwed using an electric screwdriver.




  • Step 2, assembly: In this step, we carry out the construction of the support so that it can be ready by the moment all materials are to be put together



IMG-20141221-WA0027Step 3, painting: Once all parts are already built, we proceed with the painting of the ramp.





Finally, having taken every aforementioned step, the last step is putting the pieces together and get our material ready.



Via Physical Activity Materials & Disability

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Children’s Open Wheelchair

June 7, 2017 in Solution


Download the blueprints

Via Open Wheelchair Foundation

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3D printed nail holder

September 29, 2016 in Solution


Via Pinshape

A one piece design to hold nails and keep delicate fingers out of the way of the hammer, this one’s a must have in you toolkit!

Download the design files

Our sponsor charity DEMAND Design & Manufacture for Disability will be happy to help if you don’t have access to a 3D printer, just get in touch via their website.

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Via Pinshape

DIY Assistive Spray Bottle

June 3, 2016 in Solution

You will need:

  • Trigger action spray bottle
  • Pair of plastic salad tongs (will make 2 assistive handles)
  • Junior hacksaw
  • Hot glue gun
  • Zip ties
  • Scissors

To make an easy-to-spray handle:

  • Use the hacksaw to cut the looped handle from the salad tongs & sand any sharp edges
  • Apply hot glue to the trigger handle & fix the new loop handle on, wait a few moments for the glue to cool
  • Thread the zip tie through the loop handle and tighten, cut off the excess
  • Enjoy your new easy-to-spray bottle!

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