Oven in modified kitchen

The oven door, which opens downwards, protects the user if she should drop something hot when removing food from the oven.

Oven in tall cabinet
Oven in tall cabinet

Description
The door opens downwards. The oven is installed in a tall cabinet. The height is modified to allow the user’s knees to come exactly under the open door. Hot food can be placed on the adjacent counter or the table across from the oven.

Users comments
The user does not want a side-hinged oven. She wants the door to serve as protection in case she should drop something when removing food from the oven. The hot food can be placed on the adjacent counter or the table across from the oven.

Paid for by
Local government

This tip is from 2006

Oven with open door
Oven with open door

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Tipsare: Lotta

Together with her husband, her daughter, three dogs and a cat Lotta lives in a two-story house in the countryside. She is working as a volunteer for Rekryteringsgruppen (an organization of persons with spinal cord injuries). She was injured in 1983 and has a high paraglegia (TH 3). She does not have any personal assistance.