Oven and microwave in custom kitchen

Positioning option for wheelchair users

User opens the oven
User opens the oven

Oven and microwave are installed in a cabinet on top of each other, the oven slightly below his working height and the microwave above it. A counter with knee space under it is located adjacent to the oven and microwave.
The oven has a door that opens downwards, the microwave has a side-hinged door.

Users comments
Stacking the oven and microwave saves space. This solution works well for the user. He puts things on the open oven door.

Whose idea
The user

This tip is from 2011

Stacked oven and microwave
Stacked oven and microwave

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Tipsare: Robert

Robert lives together with his wife and three children in a house. He is working full time. He was injured in 2003 and has a low paraplegia; no assistance.