I somehow did not see the explanatory paragraph until after I read your reply to my posting. Berry is correct about the ambiguity of meaning and who has "special needs". Mark, I too stand (actually sit) in awe of Template Tom's teaching sightless people to use routers.
I am confined to a wheelchair and so have to adapt. My router table work surface is 69 cm (27 inches) high and there is no lower cross brace on the side where I sit. I also set bit heights before I replace the router in the table, and then double check. Due to a recent deterioration of my right shoulder from overuse of a manual wheelchair, I have to do many things with both arms that most people can do with only one.
I repeat my full and enthusiastic support for this new forum. As someone on this forum said, router work is too much fun to let "disabilities" get in the way;we just have to do things differently. I look forward to the growth of this forum and the many ideas that our resourceful and creative members will explore.
Last edited by TWheels; 04-30-2008 at 12:00 AM.