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The Do-it-Ourselves SQUARE AL

man in DIY aluminum wheelchair

Photo by Filippo Nenna

SQUARE AL is the seventh in my family of Do-it-Ourselves prototypes. It is made primarily from square aluminum tubing with no bend or welds. Attachments are made by bolting the pieces together.

Stock list

  • (1) 1"x1"x 16' square aluminum tube.

  • (1) 3/4"x3/4"x 12' square aluminum tube.

  • (1) 1"x1"x 2' punched square zinc tube.

  • (2) 3" stem casters

  • bolts, nuts, and washers of various sizes.

  • 1/4"x2'x4' plywood

  • 1/2" x 4' black nylon webbing.

  • Foam padding for backrest and seat cushion (cut up exercise mat?)

  • Gorilla tape, Friction tape.

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