US 845530 A
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PATENTE) FEB. 26, 1907.
B. E'. DAVIS. PONTING TOOL. APPLIOATION HLBD PEB. 2s, 1906.
WMM/ra UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE.
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN DAVIS, OF MIAMI, FLORIDA. l
To all whom, 1115 11mg/ concern:
Be it known that I, BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Davis, a citizen of the United States, and a resident oi Miami, in the county of Dade and State of Florida,
Improved PointingTool, of which the follow- A ino` is a full, clear, and exact description.
he purpose of the invention is to provide a tool especially adapted for pointing up maand other structures Where liquid or semi-liquid mortar or cement is to be applied at the inishing operation and to so construct the device that it will be simple, durable, and economic and capable of being operated by sonry one hand.
The invention consists in the novel construction and combination of the several parts, as will and pointed out in the claims.
Reference is to be had to the accompanying drawings, forming a part of this specification, in whi ch simil ar characters of reference indicate corresponding ures. Figure 1 is through the device.
of the same.
is in t e form of a cylinder and is rovided with a conical bottom 10, screwed t ereto or flat work. otherwise attached, and the saidv bottom 10 Spoons of difiere terminates in an elbow 11. with the said elbow 11 a pointing-spoon 12 is being o 13 on the upper face ofthe elbow 11 adjacent place. to its terminal. The s oon 12 is further pro- Having thu vided with an upwar ly-extending member 14, secured in any suitable or approved man- Patentner to the front of the body A, the said mem- 1. A pointing ber and body of the spoon being strengthened ordinarily by a suita 5o A cap 16 is screwed or otherwise reinovattached to'the top of the body A, but the said ca may be permanently secure( on the opposite sides of the body ably desired, an
A, adjacent to the passage ot to hold the device in operation. The body A employed which is semi-circul ar or segmental,
en at prefera ly made to bear against a projection POlNTlNG-TO-OL.
ippiicaaon mea' rebrmy 28.1906. serial Na 303 have invented a new and door.
be hereinafter fully set forth,
parts in all the figenga a longitudinal vertical section 2 is afront elevation F igl. 3 is an enlarged vertical t e upper portion of the de- Fig. 4 is a sectional taken practically Fig. 5 is a section In, connection the bottom, and said spoon is le brace 15.
the top, eyes 17 are formed for slide mounte the iingers of a hand whereby claim as new an spoon at the ou connected with the vessel, s closed at the top piston located wit extending through the p ith ratchet-teeth, a
vessel, and provided w is urther provided with thereto and having any catch, the material being placed in the body through the opening norm piston 19 is held to slide in the bodyl A,
ich ar in cross-section and passes out through an opening 21 in the of the piston-rod 20 are formed, and an enlar eded at the upper end of t e and a rod 2() is secured to said piston, w rod is preferably rectangul In one side ratchet-teeth 22 ment 23 is provi A slide B is mo upon the outer and the said sli to receive, for exam le, hand holding the bo y of the device. slide at its lower portio formed therein, 26 is pivoted arrang the ratchet-teeth 22 of the the pawl may be released at any time ement with the said teeth 22 by means of a handle 27, attached thereto and extendinghcliut through the slide.
f the device it is gras hand, and the slide is the thumb of the ton 19 to force the d through the be filled.
the operation o by the fingers Worked up an same hand, causi material out fro spoon 12 into the cra This device is exceedingly simple, durable, be used for overhead work as conveniently and successfully as for of one d down with ng the pis and economic and com any each tool, sma ler and the sty it can be used work-that is', edges of window-sashes to m the body an ck or crevice to to a placing soft -tool consisting tlet thereof, an
aid spoonbemg and open at the bottom, a 'n the vessel, a piston-rod iston outside of the vessel, and a pawl wit ing said teeth, sai
Patented Feb. 2e, 19o?.
unted for free movement ortion of the piston-rod 20, e is provided with an eye 24 the thumb of the This n has a chamber 25 and in this chamber a pawl ed for engagement with piston-rod 20, and
' from nt sizes and styles may acand if the tool is made le of the spoon is changed dvantage for glazingutty around the Ihold the glass in s described my invention, I d desire to secure by Letters on the piston-rod without the n the slide for engagd pawl having means wit ally closed by the of a vessel, a d detachably a door 18 hinged suitable form of IOO same. which slide 1s provided with a. handle, and a 2. A pointing-tool consisting of e cyllnpawl carried by the said slide, for engagedrcal body having eyes at opposite sides, an ment with the teeth on the said piston-rod. I
.' 5 elbow at the outlet end ofthe vessel, -a cap at In testimony whereof I have signed my the opposite end aI horizontal beading-spoon name to this specification in the presence of connected with the elbow, open at the bottom, two subscribing wltnesses.
a 'piston located within the said cylindrical BENJAMIN FRANKLIN DAVIS. body, a piston-rodfor the plston, having Witnesses: z o ratchet-teeth` thereon, which. iston-rod eX- FREDERIC H. RAND, Jr.,
- tends through the cap of the cylndrical body, C. L. HUDDLEsToN.