Accessisble Table on wheels

  • Advertise with us
Project by dbray45 posted 243 days ago 724 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My daughter is in a wheelchair and regular counter and stove height are a problem for several reasons, cutting, cooking, etc… can actually be dangerous because they are so high. To deal with this, I made her this table that she can cut food – using a cutting board and an induction burner that she already has are at a functional height.

The front is 27 1/2 ” off the deck with casters that are adjustable in height for fine tuning to her needs, putting the table top at 29” – countertop height is 36”. The table top and legs are made of ash – wanted this to be strong enough to deal with weight and abuse. I used the removable metal corners for a couple of reasons – they allow the table to be broken down and put in the car – so she can take it home, and if it gets loose, it can be tightened.

Thanks for looking.

Added note – the casters are from Woodcraft – on sale this month – a little pricy but really nice.

Updated the pictures to add magnetic bars for knives and spice tins that are in easy reach.

-- David in Damascus, MD

9 comments so far

View a1Jim's profile


111999 posts in 2174 days

#1 posted 243 days ago

Great idea ,and very well done.

-- Custom furniture

View Don W's profile

Don W

14611 posts in 1165 days

#2 posted 243 days ago

great looking table. Well done.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. -

View Oldtool's profile


1745 posts in 788 days

#3 posted 243 days ago

Great build. I’m sure it will be very much appreciated, and used a lot.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

View dbray45's profile


2482 posts in 1374 days

#4 posted 241 days ago

Thanks guys – I’m hoping

-- David in Damascus, MD

View Fishinbo's profile


11216 posts in 773 days

#5 posted 239 days ago

Well designed table, I’m sure it will serve well your daughter. Great job!

View dbray45's profile


2482 posts in 1374 days

#6 posted 239 days ago

Thank you, she came by last night and tried it for a test drive. She is happy.

-- David in Damascus, MD

View Mauricio's profile


6747 posts in 1748 days

#7 posted 229 days ago

That the great part about woodworking, the ability to make custom furniture you just cant buy. Great job.

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

View dbray45's profile


2482 posts in 1374 days

#8 posted 227 days ago


-- David in Damascus, MD

View mafe's profile


9435 posts in 1686 days

#9 posted 227 days ago

Truly a fine table, with so fine details and gadgets.
I think some one have a wonderful father!
Best thoughts,

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics :: gardening showcase