Adjustable Easel And Marker Holder
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of an adjustable easel with a tray to hold marker pens for a high school student with cerebral palsy. The girl has severe contractures in her fingers, which made it difficult for her to grasp and release markers when desired. When she needed a new marker, a teacher or aide manually opened her fingers and placed a new marker in her hand. Her range of motion was limited, and she could only access a portion of the drawing surface. Designers cr
Artist's Table Easel.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Wooden easel which can be positioned at any angle on table. Diagram shows double easels, hinged at top. Each plywood face is set on a wooden base. Wood strips on base position easel. Easel could be made in various sizes. Note that materials list and cutting layout sketch are not the same. Using a separate wooden base for each side of the easel would increase its adjustability. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Gugerty, J.; Tindall, L. TITLE: Tools,
Convert-Able Table (Art Easel)
The Convert-Able Table (Art Easel) is a height-adjustable tilt-top work table and overhead bookholder designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs or with severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This unit lifts books for eye-level or overhead reading within a range of 9 to 18 inches high. Springs provide the lifting power. The unit is designed so that the paper will stay where placed: up or down, left or right, at any angle without adjustment of knobs or levers. Horizontal gui
CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To create an easel to enable an individual with quadriplegia to engage in creative painting. Made of plywood, the easel consists of a base that sits on a table and a board that is hinged to the front of the base, and a wheel on to which the painting is mounted. The wheel allows the painting to be rotated on the board. The two-piece base consists of a fixed piece at the bottom and a sliding piece above, with Teflon disks in between to ensure the top piece moves easily.
---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted easel and head mount for artists with cerebral palsy who have limited hand/grasping function. A new head mount was created after evaluating the consumer using the inner mechanism from a welder’s helmet, which has a tensioner in the back to ensure an exact fit. A small brass plate was riveted to the front, taking care to preserve the frame’s cloth surround so that the individual’s forehead was protected. Onto the plate, a
CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a means for an individual with severe phyical disabilities to access canvasas of various sizes for painting. Made of square steel tubing, the frame is designed to enable the user to access any part of a large painting from one position. The frame is equipped with a central board on which the painting is mounted with brackets at the bottom to hold the painting and a bracket at the top that adjusts up and down in a slot on the board using a knurled nut. The b
Mabef Painting Workstation Easel (Model M-30)
The MABEF Painting Workstation Easel, model M-30, is an adjustable easel designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury and others who use wheelchairs. The easel can also be used by seated painters. This easel can be adjusted vertically or horizontally, and slanted forward up to 10 degrees. Two side-pivoting supports and a variety of vertical and horizontal drawers provide space for painting supplies and storage. The MABEF Painting Workstation
Songboard And Book Easel
The Songboard and Book Easel, model PVC-SB, is an easel and book holder designed for use by individuals with grasping, upper extremity, ormobility disabilities. This collapsible easel is lightweight and portable. The top part of the easel holds a standard songboard, which is attached to the easel with Velcro. Brackets extend from the middle section of the songboard, providing a place to display a standard-size book or 3-ring binder. In classroom use, this gives the instructor two free hands to a
Vision Vu Easel (Models 14Dc, 14Dc-Bb, 14Dc-Gr, 14Dc-Lm, 14Dc-St, & 14Dc-Tg)
The Vision Vu Easel is an adjustable height easel and copy stand designed to hold papers at a computer work station. The easel adjusts in angle and height, and drops below the desktop for keyboard systems. A clip and line guide are included. DIMENSIONS: 14 inches wide. COLOR: Clear (model 14DC), blueberry blue (model 14DC-BB), grape (model 14DC-GR), lime green (model 14DC-LM), strawberry red (model 14DC-ST), or tangerine (model 14DC-TG).