US 1418683 A
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W. H. STEVENS.
APPLIcAloN HLED nEcfzs. |920.
1,418,683, Patented June 6, 1922.
WILLIAM HATTON STEVENS, 0F HOLLIDAYSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA.
i ,tiaeea Application filed December 23, 1920.
To all fw 72 om it may comer/21,:
Be it known that l, l/ViLLiAM HATTON l'rnvifins, a citizen ot the United States, re-
siding` at Hollidayslmrg'7 in the county oil' Blair and State oil Pennsylvania, have invented certain new and useful Improvements in Tool Handles, ot which the following is a specihcation.
This invention is designed to provide an improved handle 'for shovels, forks, picksy tion; Fig. 2 a broken part sectional plan view ot the saine, and Fig. 3 is a sectional view taken on the line -lX-x ot Fig. 2.
The handle, in the forni illustrated, coinprises a tubular metal core l. of substantially the length and shape of the handle, and the tubular Woven wire skeleton 2 sur- Speceation of Letters Patent.
The handle produced Patented June 6.19.22.
serial no. 432,360.
rounding the core, spacing4 blocks or spools l together with rivets 4l; :lining the core and 'skeleton together in approximately eoncen- 2- tric relation with the desired space between them.` A body oli plastic material 5, pret'- erably of light and fibrous charactera suoli as wood or paper pulp.y is molded and permitted to set upon the core l. so that the skeleton shall be embedded in such body, which is finished or Formed in the desired fashion.
Having` described iny invention, I Claim l. A tool handle comprising a tubular metal core. a molded body eneasing said core.y and means spaced lroin said core for lixnp; said core and body together.
A. tool handle shaft comprisinga woven wire skeleton and ainolded body in which said skeleton is embedded.
A tool. handle,comprising` a metal core, a perforated skeleton tixed to said core.v and a body molded on said core and skeleton.
.A tool handle having a body termed ot wood pulp. a metal core extending substantially the entire length oli said body, and a skeleton eniliiedded in said body and fixed to said core.
Signed at Philadeliiihia, county of Philadelphia and State ot Pennsylvania. this 21st day o'l December. 1920.