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To build a handicap ramp, build a frame for the landing from pressure-treated wood, and secure the frame to the house. Once the landing is installed, measure, cut and install the supports for the ramp. Then, add deck pla... More »

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To build a storage shed ramp, attach a ledger board to the shed, and dig an area for the concrete block foundation of the ramp before setting the concrete blocks and attaching a support board. Then, cut and anchor the ra... More »

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Wood is a suitable material for building a wheelchair ramp; however, aluminum offers more benefits, explains Ramps.org. Wood ramps are more expensive to build and require regular maintenance. Aluminum ramps last longer, ... More »

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The minimum recommended slope of a handicap ramp is 1:12 because it is the threshold for the strength required of a handicapped person to move unaccompanied up or down the ramp. Construction of a handicap ramp uses the r... More »

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Instructions for building a handicap ramp on DIYNetwork.com are relatively easy. Similar instructions from HowStuffWorks.com and FamilyHandyMan.com are also easy to follow, with instructions also available for building a... More »

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To build a woodshed, build a frame from pressure-treated wood on top of a cinderblock foundation. Before building, make sure the area is clear and the ground is flat and level. More »

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