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Publication numberUS1247938 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateNov 27, 1917
Filing dateDec 26, 1916
Priority dateDec 26, 1916
Publication numberUS 1247938 A, US 1247938A, US-A-1247938, US1247938 A, US1247938A
InventorsDwight R Curtenius
Original AssigneeKalamazoo Stove Company
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
US 1247938 A
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APPLICATIQN man vec zs. 1916.

lw, Patented Nov. 27, 191?.




Application led December 26, 1916.

To all whom t may concern.'

Be it known that I, DWIGHT R. CURTEN- IUS, a citizen of the United States, residing at the city and county of Kalamazoo, State of Michigan, have invented certain new and useful Improvements in Supporting-Brack-- ets, of which the following is a specification. rIhis invention relates to supporting brackets.

The main object of this invention is to4 j thereon, the support member of the bracket being provided with means engaging .cooperating means upon a bracket base plate which securely holds the support member against racking movement and at the same time permits the implement being readily removed, parts being arranged' so that all that is necessary to secure the implement in operative position is to bring the bracket support member in proper relation to the bracket base plate and give it a downward movement, thus avoiding the` necessity for adjustment of the screw clamping means usually provided with suchimplements and providing means whereby such im lements having screw clamping means can e readily attached to metal furniture or to a walli or the like.

Further objects, and objects relating to details and economies of construction will definitely appear from the detailed description to follo A I accomplish the objects of my invention by the devices and means described in the following specification. The invention is clearly defined and pointed out in the claim.

`A structure which is a preferred embodiment of my invention is illustrated in the Specification of Letters Patent.

Patented Nov.. 2'?, 191'?.

Serial No. 138,865.

Fig. IV is a vertical section on line 4 4 Aof Fig. rrr.

Fig. V is an enlarged sectional detail view takenon the same line as Fig. IV, and showing the engaging means of the base plate and support member.

In the drawing, similar reference characters refer to similar parts throughout the several views, and the sectional views are taken looking in the direction of the little arrows at the ends of the section lines.

Referring to the drawing, 1 designates the side of a metallic kitchen cabinet or other smilar structure to which is attached by means yof bolts 2 a bracket base plate 3 of shee't metal having portions struck therefrom to form slots 4c and outwardly and upwardly extending resilient tongues 5 having o'set portions 6.

rlhe support member of the bracket is preferably angled and formed as a sheet metal stamping with weblike braces 9 at each side. The vertical arm 7 of the support member has slots 7 therein adapted to register with and receive the supporting and clamping tongues 6. 'Ihese slots are of such width that the tongues are a sliding fit therein, thus effectively supporting the removable bracket member against racking or transverse movement. 'Ihe upper edges of the slot 7 are deflected inwardly providing lips 11 adapted to enter the slots 4 in the base plate and having a sliding t therein, thus further assisting in supporting the removable member of the bracket rigidly when mounted upon the plate.

The horizontal arm 8 of the removable bracket member is provided with a clamping block 16, the shank 12 of the tool or implement to be supported being provided with the usual liked jaw 13 and the clamping screw 14, which is provided with a swiveled follower 15.

The structure illustrated is especially designed by me for mounting on a kitchen cabinet formed of sheet metal, and, as that cabinet has a frame bolt 17, the base plate is slotted at 18 to accommodate this bolt.

Implements of the kind illustrated provided with screw clamps are designed to be attached to a table or like support, but are f ness in order to permit elfective clamping f ject.

engagement. n

By means of my improved supporting bracket the im lements of the class referred to may be e ectively mounted and dismounted without the necessity of'manipw lating the clamping screw, as it is only necessary to position the removable bracket member so that its slots 7 register with the tongues with its lips 11 above the tongues and pushed downwardly. This downward movement carries the vertical arm of the removable bracket member rearwardly against the base plate. The clamping tongues 6 securely hold it in position and, as these parts have asliding fit, as described, lateral or racking movement between the parts is effectively prevented.

The supporting bracket plate may be conveniently mounted upon a wall or other ob- I have illustrated and described my improvements inl detail in the form in which I have embodied the same in practice. I have not attempted to illustrate or describe various modifications or adaptations which I contemplate as I believe the disclosure made will enable those skilled in the artto which my inventionV relates to embody or ada t the same as may be desired.

aving thus described my invention, what I claim as new and desire to secure by Letters Patent, is: J

In a supportin bracket of the class described, the com ination of a base plate provided with means for attachment to the object on which the bracket is mounted and having a plurality of upwardly projecting tongues struck out therefrom, and an integral angled support member havin weblike side braces connecting the arms t ereof and slots in its vertical arm adapted to receive said tongues on said base plate, said tongues having a sliding fit in said slots, the upper edges of said slots bein deiected inwardly providing lips adapte to enter said openings formed in the base plate by striking the tongues `therefrom and having a slidlit therein.

in In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal in the presence of two witnesses.

DWIGHT R. CURTENIUS. [1.. s.] Witnesses: A.l L. BLAxnsLnn,


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U.S. Classification248/224.8, 403/189, 403/364, 211/73, 5/295, 211/87.1, 180/68.5, 403/375
Cooperative ClassificationA47B57/42