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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 make a cornice board, gather a circular saw, tape measure, framing square, pine boards, wood screws and wood glue; measure the window frame, adding 4 inches to this measurement; and cut two pine boards accordingly. La... More »

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The main steps for building an outdoor wooden bench include cutting the wood to the correct measurements, building the seat frame, putting on the front and back slats, attaching the legs, sanding the wood, and then paint... More »

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