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Publication numberUS1207367 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateDec 5, 1916
Filing dateSep 27, 1916
Priority dateSep 27, 1916
Publication numberUS 1207367 A, US 1207367A, US-A-1207367, US1207367 A, US1207367A
InventorsFred A Buswell
Original AssigneeFred A Buswell
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Repairing-tool for barb-wire fences.
US 1207367 A
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Patent-ed Dec. 5, 1916.



Specification or" Letters Eatent.

Application filed November 9, 1915, Serial No. 60,5554;

To all whom it vii-a3; {concern Be it known. that .5 Fur-n A. Boswnrn, a citihcn oi "the United Stai';os,'res1ding at Itene'wefi September 27,1916. Serial No. 122,560.

of the head 5, and parallel to the arm 4-,

the elongated arm 7. The arm 7 is sub Chattanooga in the count 'of- C(n'nauclie stautial-ly ti -vice the length of the arm l, 60 and State oi Oklahoma, lie-reinvented oer and is provided with the curved upturned tain new and useful improvements in lieioiuted end 8, having its outar side edge pairing-Tools for Barb-Wire Fences; and beveled to provide the sharp' edge or I do hereby declare the following to be a blade 9; full, clear, and exact description of the iu- In the end. of the handle 1 is formed the 65 1O vention, such as will enable others skilled transverse slot 10, extending into the eu'd in the art to which it oppertains. to make oi the handle 1. tor a distance, and suband use the same. staiitially parallel to the arms 4L and 7. This invention relates to repairing tools Formed through the handle 1 adjacent its and is more particularly adapted for re free end is the bore 11 passing-through 15 pairing barb Wire and other Wire fences. the slot 16 at right angles to 'the slot. One oi? the objects oi? this inventi. Formed transversely in the handle 1 below: -the provision of it repairing tool which is the bottom of the slot 10 is the enlarged adopted. for securing the wire ?to posts, bore ".2, and beneath the more 12 is also mending broken strands of wire, tightening formed the smaller transx-orse bore 13. 75 20 slack wire, driving staples for securing the The bores 12 and 13 extend almost on- Wire to posts, and, withdrawing the staples tirely through the handle 1, terminating when necessary. :1 short distance from the opposite side of Another object oi? this invention is the the handle. provision of a repairing tool of a single Tillie to which the tool 13 adapted for 2 structure capable of many uses, which is build ng and repz-uriug wire fences are light and simple in construction, eiiicient briefly stated as followsz-Jvhen it is dos. and durable and which can be menu-laosired to use the tool to drive staples and the tured at a nominal cost. like, the handle 1 is grasped by the hand of ther obje 1s and advantages will he the user and the staple or the like may be 30 hereinafter more clearly set forth in the eflicioutly driven into thcpost or support by specification, defined in the claims and illusthe hammer head 6. Should it be desired to trot-ed in the accompanying drawings, in. withdraw a. staple. the pointed end 8 of the which, elrmgatcd arm. 7 is forced between the Wire l igure l is a perspective view of the in the staple and the post and by bearing 35 device showing the same in the act of seagainst the handle 1 the staple may -he curing a strand of Wire to a. post. Fig. 2 ellieioutly withdrawn from the. post, and to is side view of the device. Fi 3 is a Verguard against the cutting of the fence Wire ticol sectional view, partly broken away when Forcing the end 8 between the fence on line. 33 of Fig 2. Fig. l is a cross wire in the staple and the post the sharpseotionul view on line 41-42: ol Fig. 2. Fig. on'ed edge or blade 9 is provided, so that the 5 is a. cross sectional view on. line 5-5 of hlade 9'will cut its way into the post a. suiii- 2. clout distance to permit the insertion of the Referring to the drawings, the tool is end 8 oi the arm 7 between the fence wire v preferably formed. 0i. one piece of suitable in the staple and the post and. thus readily material. (Eric end ofthc tool enlarged uithdraw the staple without injury to the to provide the tool end. and handle 12.. The fence wire. When it is necessary 'to loopinuer end portion of the handle 1. is prefthe end cl? :1 wire strand or the broken end erably reduced in size at 2, and then bent of a strand, the end oi. the .wire folded. at 3 to provide the short laterally 'exteudupon itself and the two contiguous portions 50 ing arm 4.. The arm 4- is disposed subof the wire, as shown at 1 1 in Fig. 3, are in staiitially at right angles to the handle 1, sorted in the slot 10, and then by twisting and is then curved downwardly to provide the oral around the wire in a transverse the U-shaped portion or head 5, the head direction, the contiguous portions 1-1- boing 5 being substantially in a plane parallel to the handle 1. The head-5 is thickened, and. has formed. upon its outer side the hold in the slot 10, the loop is formed. A loop is similarly 'lorn ied upon the other end of the brolren strand and the loops are then connected together by looping one end of a short piece of wire through one of the loops of the broken strand and twisting the end of the short wire' around its body portion by injecting the end into the socket 12 or 13 of the tool and revolving the tool transversely around the, Wire, and subse quently passing the other end of the short wire, through the other loop of the broken strand and injecting this end of the short Wire into the socket 12 or 13 and .Winding this end of the short Wire around the. handle of the tool for drawing the Wire taut, and when snfiiciently taut, revolving the tool transversely around the Wire for twisti'hg this end of the short wire around its body portion for securing the broken ends of the main strand together. For taking up the slaclr in the main strand of wire between the posts, one end of the short piece of Wire used for this purpose is passed through the bore 11, and the body portion of the short ,Wire adjacent the tool is placed over the main strand .and the tool revolved around the main strand for Wrapping-this end of the short wire therearound, and, subse-.

quently the opposite end of the short strand is likewise passed through the oore 11 and carried to another portion of the main strand and likewisesecured to the main strand.

' For securing the main strand wire 15 to the g daccordance with the size of the wire need,

post 16, as shown in Fig. 1, the short piece of wire 17 is used, and either the bore 12 0 1 the bone 13 of the tool is employed, in

and in this instance thcend of the short Wire 17 isinserted in the bore 12, or 13 as the case may be, and the tool revolved around the main.- Wire 15 for twisting the 'stantially twice the en tn bores 'to provide means r..-

'name to this specification the 1 form of the repairing tool, ininor xarini'ionr.

and alterations may be made them-in out departing from the spirit of the int-err tion or the scope of the claims.

Having described my invention, what i claim as new and desire to secure by Letters 55 A repairing tool for wire fence-.4, comprising a straight shunt: grm'id l with an onlarged portion at one end :r U-sl1:u, e.d portion projecting into ally irom Eta 3:; osite end and disposed-rig, irrxg ulmh' iv the Longitudinal axis of the she is. one oi. the arms of said U-shaped L HLiiUll brhw the.

mental arm and exit l. across the line of the lol the shank to provide a. h; ipulating the shank, the shank being provided the ends of the Wire cl rim; operation,

in testimony Whoreot .1 l.\--


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U.S. Classification140/117, 294/26
Cooperative ClassificationB21F15/04