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--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Long handled tools are easier to use if the forearm is secured to the handle. A leather cuff is attached to the shaft of the tool and has velcro straps to secure the forearm.
DISCONTINUED. RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE.
Handle attachment for hoe, rake, pushbroom, sponge mop, etc. Designed so tool can be used without stooping over. Adjustable handle height, can be changed from tool to tool.
DISCONTINUED. (Verified 03/93) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE.
Long handled broom with bend in handle. Polymyra bristles are solvent resistant and resist curling to stay flat on ground and wear evenly. 18 inch wide head, handle reverses.
The Back-Saver Po-Lyte, Lite, and Snow Shovels are shovels with angled handles designed to reduce the pain and stress associated with shoveling snow and bending over. They feature bent, steel tubular poles and a sturdy poly D-grip handles.
The Back-Saver Sweeper, model BR18-BS, is a push broom with an angled handle designed to reduce the strain on the back associated with sweeping. The broom features a bent tubular handle made of fused, powder-coated steel.
The PRO Bulb Auger is designed for those with a limited grasping pattern as a result of neurological impairment, arthritis or a nerve injury. It has a carbon steel auger head with depth indicators and an extended tooth for easy insertion into compacted soi
The Dramm Colormark 30 Inch Rain Wand is a professional watering tool designed for the aging population and for those with upper extremity disabilities. Made with handcrafted brass shut off valve and gentle flow water breaker.
DISCONTINUED. (Verified 5/2012) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE.--- The Earth Bud-Eze Pruning Saw is a short handled garden tool designed for use by individuals with carpal tunnel syndrome, arthritis, and other upper extremity disabilities.