Custom-built, suspended washbasin

Practical and aesthetic solution for washbasin that works for wheelchair users with impaired balance.
Suspended washbasin
Suspended washbasin

A large solid wood teak board is suspended from the ceiling using propeller axles from the military’s 200 boats. An old washbasin from great grandmother’s time is built into the wood board. The drainpipe is bent backward so that it is not in the way for knees.

Users comments
The user is very satisfied with the solution. His knees fit underneath and he can lean on the washbasin to keep his balance when brushing teeth, etc.

Made by
Peter Riddebäck

Paid for by
The user

Bent drainpipe under washbasin
Bent drainpipe under washbasin
User at washbasin; knees have room under drainpipe
User at washbasin; knees have room under drainpipe
User at washbasin
User at washbasin

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Author: Claes

Claes bor ihop med fru och son i en lägenhet. Han arbetar heltid. Han skadade sig 1984 och har en låg tetraplegi. Han har ingen assistans.

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