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Project

Garden Ramp

Introduction

 This ramp, covered with chicken wire for traction, makes the going easier.

Steps

  1. Step 1

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    Decide what size you want the ramp to be, and cut as many boards as you need to the desired length. Lay them next to one another on a flat surface and attach a smaller board as a crosspiece at each end, hammering nails that won't go all the way through the second board.

  2. Step 2

    Lay the panel on a piece of chicken wire large enough to overlap each side.

  3. Step 3

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    Secure the edges of the wire to the back of the panel with U-hooks. To use the ramp, rest one end on a wide, low piece of wood to make the ramp flush with the step. In the off-season, the ramp also makes a good doormat for scraping muddy boots.

Source
Martha Stewart Living, Volume 41 July/August 1996