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Publication numberUS1354240 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateSep 28, 1920
Filing dateFeb 26, 1919
Priority dateFeb 26, 1919
Publication numberUS 1354240 A, US 1354240A, US-A-1354240, US1354240 A, US1354240A
InventorsJohn Buraky
Original AssigneeJohn Buraky
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
US 1354240 A
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Patented Sept. 28, 1920.


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TOILETCABINET. I APPLICATION-FILED FEB. 26. i919. 153542240.' *Y y PatentedSept. 28, 1920.

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Specification of'Letters Patent.

Patented sept. es, 1920.

Application led February 2G, 1919. Serial No. 279,373.

To all whom t may concern.'

Be it known that I, JOHN BURAKY, a subject of the King of Roumania, and resident of 113 Erie street E., in the city of Windsor, county of Essex, Province of Ontario, in the Dominion of Canada, have invented certain new and useful Improvements in Toilet- Cabinets, of which the following is a specilication. Y y

' The invention relates to improvements in toilet cabinets as described in the present speciiication and shown in the accompanying drawings that forni 'a part of the same.

The invention consists essentially of the novel features of construction whereby a plurality of toilet utensils are combined in a singleY cabinet.

The objects of the invention are to provide a cabinet particularly adapted for use in rooining houses and the like where ordinare ily it is neither desirable or convenient to keep these articles separately, and generally to provide a toilet cabinet which will be neat inappearance, inexpensive to manufacture, durable and eflicient. Y

In the drawings, Figure 1 is a longitudinal sectional view through the cabinet. y

Fig. 2 is a front view Vshowing the towel rack and top extended. Y

Fig. 3 is a perspective view of the cabinet closed. 4 v

Fig. 4 is a plan view of the cabinet.

Fig. 5 is a cross sectional view through the front wall of thedevice to show the shoe stand folded. p

Fig. 6 is a similar view to Fig. 5 Vbut with the shoe stand extended. Y Y y Fig. 7,is an end view of the shoe stand.

Fig. 8 is a front elevation of the mirror,

.partly broken away to show the arrangement of thetowel rack in relation thereto.

Fig. 9 is a sectional view through a portion of' the mirror rack to show the means for locking the towel rack. f v

Ffg.A 10 is a detail of one of the base plates through whichV the winding mechanism operates. Y

Fig. 11 is a view of the under side of the plate adapted to fitV over the plate shown in Fig. 10 and with an adjustable handle seicured thereon.

Fig. 12 is a sectional view through the frame and taken on the line 12-12 of Fig. 4.

Fig. 13 is a sectional view through a porv.tion ofthe frame taken on the line 13- 13 of Fig. 1l.

Like numerals of reference indicate corresponding parts in each figure.

Referring to the drawings, the cabinet iS preferably of substantially rectangular'form and is divided into three compartments 1, 2 and 3 respectively; the compartment 1 being at the rear and being for the purpose of forming a container for a heating element of any desired form, the compartment 2 being located centrally of the box or cabinet and being for the purpose of accommodating a sliding mirror and other devices to be described later and the compartment 3 at the front being adaptedto contain a tank 4, a draining pan 5 located above said tank and supported on the frame 5 and having a pipe 6 therefrom communicating with the funnel shaped opening 7 of said tank and a basin 8Y pivotally secured at opposite sides thereof to the top 9 abover said draining pan by lugs 10 from the frame 5 and adapted to be tilted to deposit thewater therefrom into said draining pan.

The compartment 8 is provided substan tially centrally thereof with a short partition 10l forming a backing for two sets of drawers 11 and 12 projecting inwardly from the front of the cabinet adjacent to each side thereof. Y

The space between the drawers 11 and 12 is adaptedto be closed by a panel 13 hinged at its lower end to the front of the cabinet of said panel to form a brace for supporting said panel in a horizontal position.

The inner side of the panel 13 is provided with a bracket 15 having a dove tailed central projection 16 on the bottom thereof adapted to slide in a groove 17 in said panel and forming an extension on the outer face of which is located a foot bracket 18 to be used for shoe lshining purposes.

The top of the compartment 3 around the basin 8 is preferably covered with a sub stantially dish shaped piece of vsheet metal 19 adapted to deflect any watersplashing from the basin into the draining pan 5.

20 are leaves hingedly secured to the top 10 of the cabinet adjacent to the side edges thereof-and having their edges 21 cut at an Aangle to permit of their standing in a subing used and when closed up forming a means for concealing said basin. y 22, 23 and 24 are water receptacles projecting through an opening in the top. of

-preferably for cold 'water and being conf nected to one another by means of a pipe 25 communicating with the rear ends thereof while the central receptacle 23V is prefjerably for water to be heated by the heating element in the compartment therebelow and is provided withr a covering 26 adapted to retain the heat therewithin and is connected to a tap 27 located above the basin 8 by means of a pipe 28 leading from Y the front end thereof.

VThe pans or receptacles 22 and 24 are connected to the tap 29 by means of a pipe 30 leading from the front end of one of said pans,said pipes'being bowed to encircle the ends of the device adapted to project from the central compartment 2.

The-rear end of the cabinet is provided with a garment hanger comprising` a pair of rods 3l slidably arranged in short tubes 32 projecting through the top of the cabi- Vnet adjacent to the side edges thereof and a rod 33 connecting the upper ends of said rods y31'above said top, said hanger being adapted to be secured in its extended position by means of a transverse bar 34 slidably arranged in brackets 35 in the cabinet top and being adapted to be inserted in slots l.36 in the rods 3l when said rodsare raised. Y

37 is-a boX like structure considerably shorter in Aheight than the cabinet and being vertically arranged within the compart- Vment 2 and slidable therein and being provided with a-pluralityof drawers 38 opening from the' front, thereof.

The rear wall 39 of the device 37 extends upwardly-'a considerable distance and lis provided Vwith amforwardly projecting flange 40 formingV with the top 40a of the device supports for a frame 41 adapted to contain `a, mirror 42, said mirror being spaced from said wall 39 to permit of a towel rack 43 sliding horizontally therebehind, said structure 37 and said mirror 42 forming a miniature dresser slidably arranged within the compartment 2.

The frame of the towel rack yis locked to the, side wall 44 of the device 37 by any desired form of catch, the form shown in the drawings being abolt 45 rotatably mounted inbearings in said wall 44 and having a right angled end. 46V adapted to engage the enlarged end, of a pin 47 from said rack so f that by simplyturning said bolt the ends lof said bolt andV said pin will be disen- 'V 'gaged g 48 is a bowed vspring secured at its cen- Vfroonn as customary.

Vthe floor of the cabinet and then extending upwardly again and secured to spools 54 around which they are adapted to be wound, said spools 54 being mounted on shafts 55 journaled in bearings through the side walls of the cabinet.

The side walls of the cabinetare provided with curved bosses 56 located slightly below the top of the cabinet for the purpose of forming supports for'fthelower end of the plates 50 when the device is raised.

57 are small rollerssecured to the outer ends of thefplates 50 a short distance from the lower ends thereof and being adapted when the Ydevice isinits lowermostposition to engage curved brackets 58 secured to the frame ofthe cabinet, said rollers being adapted on the operation of the ropes to run'on saidbrackets Aand to facilitate the starting of the device.

59 are disks rigidly secured` to the outer sides of the cabinet and having openings v i therethrough Vto permit of the rotation of said shafts. Y

60 are disks rigidly 'mounted on the ends of the shafts 55 and having the under sides thereof provided with slots 61 in each of which is adapted Yto slide a handle 62, said handle being equal in length to the diameter of said disks and being slotted to receive the shaftsy 55 so that when it is desired-to Vrotate a shaft to-raise the device it is only necessary to draw one end of said handle outwardly and turn saine.

63 is a coverhing'ed Aat*- the rear end thereof to the top of thecabinet and being shaped toi'it over the receptacles 22, 23 and -f 24 and having a tapered'front portion 64 adapted to fit over the mirror andtowel rack. Y* -A Y `ln the yuse of` this invention Vwhen it is contained inthe various drawers fand re ceptacles everything required is: right Vat hand without the necessity. ofV having to desired to make ones toilet the leaves 2OV lmay be opened out and the top 63 turned search for same-in different parts of the When the leaves 20 and the cover 63 are folded down thecabinet assumes the apiao l pear-ance of .a very pleasing article of furniture.

What I claim is:

1. A toilet cabinet comprising in combination a casing divided into a plurality of compartments, one of the panels of said casing being hingedly secured thereto and adapted to be turned downwardly and having a supporting bracket hinged thereto, a top on said casing, a basin adjustably supported above the vforemost of said compartments and emptying into a draining pan located therebelow, a tank for receiving the water from said draining pan, a plurality of water receptacles supported above the rearmost of said compartments and communicating with said basin through pipes, an adjustable covering for said basin, and a dresser slidable vertically in the center compartment by means of cables secured to the lower ends thereof and operating on spools supported from said casing and operable by means of handles secured on the outer sides of said casing, the frame of said dresser being adapted to support a towel rack slidable horizontally therein.

2. A toilet cabinet` comprising in combination, a casing divided vertically into a plurality of compartments, a basin adjustably mounted over the foremost of said compartments and emptying into a draining pan located therebelow, a tank located below said draining pan, water receptacles supported above the rearmost of said compartments and communicating with said basin through pipes, a dresser slidable vertically in the center compartment and operable through cables secured to hinged plates from the under sides of said dresser and winding over spools supported from the sides of said casing, the shafts of said spools being adapted to project through said casing and being provided on the outer ends thereof with handles7 bosses from said casing adapted to form supports for said dresser in its raised position, the. frame of said dresser being adapted to z support a towel rack slidable horizontally therein, bars adj ustably mounted on the rear of the top of said casing and forming a garment support and a cover for said receptacles and said dresser.

Signed at Toronto, Ont., this 17 th day of July, 1918.

JOHN BURAKY. Vitnesses:


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U.S. Classification312/228, 312/236, 312/298, 312/224, 312/284, 312/312, 312/237, 4/626, 312/280
International ClassificationA47B67/00
Cooperative ClassificationA47B67/005
European ClassificationA47B67/00B