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The New Versatile Slant Board

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This is a large and very versatile slant board that is 24" by 19" (61 cm by 48 cm). It is fully adjustable from 22 to over 90 degrees.  It can also be used by people who are bedridden as a slant board to hold a laptop or folded down to act as a dining tray, when it is used with its optional removable legs.

Laser-Cut Plexiglas Slant Boards

At KJ Laser Ltd. in Sherwood Park, Alberta, we have five different models of laser-cut acrylic slant boards available. These boards offer the latest in ergonomically designed reading and writing tool technology.

Ergonomic Features

The 5" slant board's 22-degree angle incline efficiently focuses the center of gravity downward and make hand and wrist movements in writing more fluid.  All our slant boards can be used to improve reading skills.

Reduces Strain and Discomfort

Ergonomic features reduce back, neck, and arm strain.  Users can work or study for longer periods of time with minimal eye fatigue and discomfort. Suitable for use in classrooms, special education institutions, and offices, slant boards can also be customized according to your desired specifications.  In case you encounter manufacturing issues with our slant boards, we will provide you with a free replacement.

2" Slant Board

All the fiver models we have available are made out of tough 4.5 mm or 6mm clear acrylic. Th fixed angle onesare heat-bent for strength and rigidity.  Each board comes with a 6" clip to firmly hold paper sheets in place.  Weighing .697 kg (1 lb. and 8.6 oz.), the board has a work surface 12" wide and 13" long.  Book shelf and line guide accessories that can be bought separately can be attached to the board.

5" Slant Board

The 5" slant board is specially designed for reading but can also be used for writing.  Weighing in at .798 kg (1 lb. 12.1 oz. ), the 5" slant board has a 13" x 12" work surface with ample space to accommodate a book shelf and a line guide.

5" Slant Board (14.5" Wide) Landscape

Engineered with a landscape orientation, this slant board model can likewise accommodate a book holder accessory.  With a 14.5" wide work surface, the board enables left and right-handed writing with ease.  The 22-degree optimal angle makes it ideal for reading.  Line guides do not fit on this model.  This slant board weighs .944 kg  ( 2 lb 1 oz ).

Adjustable Slant Board

The of the most versatile among the five models we produce, the adjustable slant board offers a 12" x 14" adjustable angle work surface.  It comes with a 6" nickel-plated clip fastened at the center near the top.  Likewise it is made of 4.5 mm clear acrylic, it weighs 2 lbs. and 15.8 oz. (1.354 kg) and has six clear silicon rubber feet for stable desktop traction.  This is our best seller for a reason!

Versatile Slant Board

This slant board is large, with a working surface of 19" tall and 23.5" wide.  This slant board was originally designed to aid a visually imaired classroom student, but has found a number of more uses. It has been used with it's optional legs for people who are confined to bed, where it really is invaluable in bringing joy to the user. (It is even being used by a composer in New Orleans to write music.)  It can (with optional legs) fold flat to be used as a table over the legs of a person in a bed. It is fully adjustable from 22 to somewhat over 90 degrees, which means it can actually lean slightly forward.  The two supplied book shelves (see below) are removable but yet are each strong enough to hold a portable computer or other electronics devise.  The working surface is constructed of 6mm clear Acrylic and the rest of the Acrylic components are made 4.5mm thick. There are 9 Acrylic non-marring rubber feet for grip on a desk or table.  There are also 9 Acrylic hinges used in it's construction. 

It will fold flat (1.5") and has a built in handle for carrying and weighs less than 10 pounds for easy transportation.

Versatile Slant Board Legs ( optional)

 The optional legs for the versatile slant board are constructed of 4.5mm clear Acrylic, which are heat bent for strength and strength.  They give the versatile slant board a 6" rise.  ( Note: if you believe 6" is not high enough you can request at no extra cost the legs to be up to 12" for a very large person, however 6" is usual for most people.)  These legs convert this slant board from desk or table top use to a bed use. (see photos)

Book Shelf

Made of 3mm heat-formed acrylic, the book shelf is attached by industial strength Velcro, so it is removable and can securely support a book.  It can also safely hold an iPad™, tablet, games or electronic reading device in place on all of our slant boards.

Line Guide

This accessory clips on to all of the 12 inch wide slant boards and is made of 3mm heat-formed black acrylic.  With spring-action features, you can release its grip on the board simply by pressing on the center of the line guide.  This allows you to slide the line guide up and down over the slant board, following the written lines as the child reads.  Weighing 1 oz. (26 grams), the line guide is 1" wide and 12" long.