The Oven Rack Push Puller is an oven aid designed for use by individuals with neurological, fine motor, grasping mobility or upper extremity disabilities, have a spinal cord injury or cerebral palsy, and other people who use wheelchairs. This wood device resembles a ruler with a U-shaped notch at one end and a long handle at the other so that the user can push in a hot oven rack without being burned. It also has hook-shaped notch on once side that can be used to pull on hot oven rack out of the
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Scoop to alleviate the need to reach into the oven. Scoop made with a 1 inch diameter aluminum tube flattened at one end and riveted to an 8 by 10 inch piece of sheet metal. A crutch tip can be put on the other end of the tube. SKILLS REQUIRED: Metalworking. AUTHOR: Independence Factory TITLE: How to Make it Cheap Manual: Volume 2 REF: Middletown, Ohio: Independence Factory: p 7 NARIC CALL NUMBER: R1182 PAGES (including cover): 2 1980.
CUSTOM ADAPTATIONPURPOSE: To enable a wheelchair user or someone with short arms to pull an oven rack out of an oven. Take a 12-inch long ruler or a strip of wood 12 to 15 inches long, 1 inch wide, and 1/8 inch thick, and using a knife or a jigsaw, carve or cut a rounded U on one end of the ruler or stick. Two inches from the rounded U, cut or carve a curved slot on one edge of the ruler or stick. This curved slot is placed over or under the oven shelf to pull it out of the oven; the U-shape at
The Push Pull Oven Rack Stick, model 16K042, is an oven aid designed for use by individuals with mobility or upper extremity disabilities or who use wheelchairs. This device can be used as a reacher or to take racks in an out of ovens. DIMENSIONS: 13 inches long.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Describes modified utensils to aid in using the oven. oven. Suggests using a wood sliding board between the oven rack and a utility cart for people with muscle weakness; using a wooden stick with a V indentation on the end and a hook indentation on the side, for pushing and pulling oven racks; using a bent coathanger to pull out the rack, and using a velcro loop around the oven door to pull the door open using the arm for people with weak hands. Includ