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Publication numberUS1769511 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateJul 1, 1930
Filing dateJun 21, 1924
Priority dateJun 21, 1924
Publication numberUS 1769511 A, US 1769511A, US-A-1769511, US1769511 A, US1769511A
InventorsCarl Heston Asa E Casady, Hubert W Pierson
Original AssigneeCarl Heston Asa E Casady, Hubert W Pierson
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Carpenter's clamp
US 1769511 A
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July 1, 1930. c. HESTON Er AL 1,769,511

CARPENTER'S CLAMP I Filed June 21, 1924 041a); H55 roN ASA E GAS/4D) HUBEBT W PIEBSON V gwuentoz Patented July 1, 19 30 ewe s r PATENT OFFICE iv CARL ES N A A QASADY AN HUBEB'I w; Hanson, or simrmeo, camromvm CARPENTER-.8 CLAMP Y Application filed June 21,.

"Our invention relates to a carpenters.

clamp, particularly adapted for supporting doors, windows, boards, and the like on one edge while planing or otherwise working on A; the same, and the objects of ourinvention are First, to provlcle a clamp of thisclass which isyprovided'w'ith a pair of jaws, theone of I which is adapted to secure the clamp to the beam of a trestle'on other similar object, and

710 in :the other jaw of which isadapited to be secured the one endor edge of a door, window, board or .other Work while planing or otherwise working on thesame; second, to provide a'olamp of this classhavingv'two jaws so p0- 'lfi sitioned relatively to each other that the same maybe used interchangeably forsupporting the clamp in different-positions, whereby wide as well as. relatively narrow doors, windows and the like n1ay planed or worked ,upgn

Q 7:2 as desired; third, to provide aclampgof this class Which may besupported at its one end onthe beainof 'a trestle or "other object and extended upwardlytherefroin in such a man ner as to supportadoor or the like at its one 2 9 2 endintermediate-the adjacent side edges;

fourth, to-provide such a clamp whichmay be supported z-flat against a beam 'for supporting, relatively narrow members inv an zu-prightpo sition while planing or otherwiseworking i u-pon the same, fifth, toprovide novelly deteriorate or get' out of order;

VVith these andother oh I I appear hereinafter, ouriinventlon' consists of certain novel features of constructiomjco'n'ibination and arrangement "of "parts and por- L tions, as will be hereinafter dscribfedin'fldetail and particularly set-"forth inthe appended claims, reference being-had to the accom panying -.drawings andfto the characters of reference thereon, which form a part-of this application, in whichf Figure l is a side elevational' View of our carpenters clamp supported onI-a' trestle, shown fragmentarily, and supporting the one end ofa'door, also shown fragmentarilygFig. 2 is1a1i end elevational view thereof, showing r ly ectsin view, asfwill f 1924. Serial in. 721,433. V

the door and the beam 616 thetrestle secs i 'tion; Eig. 3 is a top viewthereof, showing one of the screws partially broken, and Fig. 4 1s a slde View of our clamp, showingthe same secured to a beam in a different manner,

preferablycastinone piece and consists of the spaced: apart clamp portions 1? and .1 supported relativelyto each other .by the T- shaped connecting portion 1. The front side ofthe portion 1 torms a relatively long,-flat. abutment'i'ace. The clamp portion'l 'conf s sts of a stationary jaw portion 'l andfla screw-supporting portionl, both of said last mentloned portions 2 extending outwardly eat from and at' a right angle tothe abutment face of the {T -shaped connecting portion Q1 at one end thereof The screw supporting portion 1? is valso spaced a considerable disv t an e fromthejj-aw portion .19: i ai a ral direction andi from the main 'portie 110fthe connecting portion 1. p rting, portion 1?," which is provided with an outwardly extending boss, is "mounted the screw, 3,;attheend of which, extending to;

In the screw-sup-. V

ward thejaw member 1?, is rotatably mounted the Inovablejaw member o5-in the form ofa 7 disc, the screw'13 being preferably reduced in diameteriat said end and riveted over at tlie inner side of the j awmeniber 5 in such a manner as topermit rotation. of. the screw 3 nd member I5 I=elatively gm each other.' lit the outer end of thescrew ,3 is provideda :handle member? for rotating the screw.

- Theiend of the connect ng portion 1;op

.posite the clamp portion l is providedjwith aI'rearwardly extendin'garm 1 forming asub stantiahflat base at right angles to the abut-w nient face of the portionil and adapted to 7 support .thelatter in an upright position;

q-The clamp portion l fpr ovided at saidilast V mentioned end of 'the connecti'ng port on v 7 consists of a. stationary jawportion 1E and a v r i "I fjs upporting portion -l Said last I tionedjawandscrew supporting portions 1% i and 11*, respectively, extend longitudinally ner onsaid-last" mentioned, end, thebase l fiformin the ,abutmenttacepf the clamp. 1 T'I t will'lbe noted that the screw siipporting portions jl ij and 1 are extended laterally .a; r considerable distance vfrom "tlieinainfl'ongi- I tudinalf onies f the r-connecting portion aman- Fi s: JfandZ; "-1 1 rinountedia clanip screw 2 which is provided 1 at tliefendf extending Ttovvardf the v stationary jawlportion l'gvwith in vableflandrelatlvely anny asa i e tejde Y r w t e "clamp f ir hati ilis 11 '1i 18 i fi t th -9i i si 'l the the-for V oin'g specification;thatfthere is;=p1 -p- -videda r'p'entersQ a tffolrth in the-objects of the inventiomand 'tigh we'll" Y i nent'o v partsi'andjportions, we dofnot cembinatio 'and'iarra'ngeinent b pended claims.

'ters Patent; is:

a Inthe screw "supportln'g"'Eportion" 1 3 am as ained and steameddescribed a par-V, truct on, cornbinat 'on andf ar;

e limited gthisgparaeun construc -r sire to include inthe scopeofour invention the construction, combination and arrangementsubstantially as set forth in the ap- Having thus described our invention, What we-claim'as new and-desire tosecure-by Let- In a carpenters clamp; a clamp member provided at oneside near one endwitha stationary jaw having a face extending ln the 'general direct ionof said clamp member and alsoprovided at must; end with a screw supporting portion at a spaced distance from said 1 j'a'wandthe main portion of said clamp mem- .'-.1 so 'that a cloorID, secured at its one end in 7' .the clarnpjportion 1?,, isa clapted to' rest iat 113$" ber, a screw operatedrj aw movably mounted thereoii:extendingtransversely withthe main portion of said clamp member, said clamp lnember being provided at its opposite end withqanothjer stationary 'jaw extending beyond said end thereof; said clamps-member v being 'als0 -'pr0vided with another screw sup porting portionat saidlast mentioned end at a ispaiiced distance froinsaid-last mentioned I stat onary' jaw, and a movable screw :0per-' ated'j awniovabIy mounted insaid last fmen jaw extending "transversely with the main portion pt. said clampv member,said last men} tionedfstationary jaw andximovable jaw begag ng face of sai'dclamp member; 7

2.--- In ja c1ampjof he class described; w

isaid j okes, "andi adjustable 'jalws coopera- 'nio'unted .therewith ithe facesfoi "said i 3 ws 'lylnginparallel planes; in

I; a; clamp ofthe "class-described; jaw 'eonn tin-g and supporting member comprisgularly disposed portions of different length,

said port-ions forming straighti fiat abutment faces-on their outer-sideg aclampyoke-at'the V .euteifendflof the long'er portion, second j le nyqk t e rlern f th Shorter portion; thejinner surfaces of. saidyolges col- P fftioned screw supporting portion relatively to .saidla'stInentionedstationary jaw, the 10ngitudinalaxis of saidlast mentioned movable j ing positioned to one Jsideof the normalienl a stationaryjaw integral with each of a y i 0 portions --hav ingi-straight" abutment fa es extending substantia-lly, atlright angles r "l V to eaiclibther ga;clanipjyokefatthe outer endlof ,qae of said portionsand:a second clamp yoke atthe inner-f end of-sa-id secondiporti'omthe-in- T ;neri'faces osaid 'yokes lyingiin ithefplane of' i the-respeetive;abutmentsurfacesand eXten'ding laterallyiitherefromy anlaInp-jaw inte gra'l with each of said yokes andiadjustable jaws:cooperativelyirnounted therewith; said fjaiwlfa'ces lyingin parallel planes. v 1- a clamp of the classi described, a jaw 4 supporting Inernberconiprising two-right aniis. I


inciding with A the corresponding abutment faces, and clamp jaws supported on said y0kes,vthe faces of said jaws lying in parallel planes. I V A In testimon whereof we have hereunto set our handsat an Diego, California, this 9th day of June, 1924:.




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U.S. Classification269/98, 269/905, 269/249, 269/97, 269/41
International ClassificationB25B5/14
Cooperative ClassificationB25B5/145, Y10S269/905
European ClassificationB25B5/14C