I needed to quickly fabricate a device for letting me use my ladder sideways on the stairs. I wrote it up on one of my sites here if anyone is interested:

For anyone in a hurry, here’s a pair of pics showing this simple method for solving this problem:

Stair Ladder Interface DeviceStair Widerer











It’s not complicated, it’s not going to change the world, but it sure helped to have a nice little shop to go from concept to execution to not-dead-of-a-broken-neck in just a few hours!