As a wheelchair-bound woodworker, I have to find novel ways to work efficiently in the shop.

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As a wheelchair-bound woodworker, I have to find novel ways to work efficiently in the shop. Holding a trim router steadily at arm's length was a challenge until I came up with the subbase you see here, made out of 14 " clear acrylic. I added a 14 x312 " carriage bolt that serves as a stabilizing outrigger. I double-faced-tape my workpiece down to a flat surface and adjust the height of the bolt, enabling me to rout it with no wobble at all.
—Edwin Frampton, Clarksboro, N.J.