The Toolbox: Agricultural Tools, Equipment, Machinery & Buildings for Farmers and Ranchers with Physical Disabilities provides a general description of each idea or product presented to aid in understanding its operation and/or construction. These descriptions, however, are solely intended to improve comprehension and are not to be viewed as a either a set of plans or a substitute for plans. The supplier (whether a company or the person providing the idea) listed for each modification or device should be contacted for additional details. Prior to actual design or fabrication of a complex or potentially hazardous modification, it is recommended that a professional engineer be consulted.
The estimated cost of materials for an idea or purchase price of a manufactured product is often included with the address of the idea or product supplier. For a more accurate quotation of a particular commercially available item, contact the supplier listed. Since there may have been changes in company ownership and location during the collection of the "solutions" described, please feel free to contact the National AgrAbility Project if you are unable to contact a particular supplier. We will provide you with the most current information we have available.
The information represented herein is believed to be accurate but is in no way guaranteed. The authors, reviewers, and publishers assume no liability in connection with any use of the products discussed and make no warranty (express or implied) in that respect; nor can it be assumed that all safety measures are indicated herein or that additional measures may be required. The user, therefore, must assume full responsibility, both as to persons and as to property, for the use of these materials including any which might be covered by patent. References to products in this manual are not intended as endorsements to the exclusion of others which may be similar.
Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.