GB2174673A - Paint brush holder - Google Patents

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GB2174673A
GB2174673A GB08609727A GB8609727A GB2174673A GB 2174673 A GB2174673 A GB 2174673A GB 08609727 A GB08609727 A GB 08609727A GB 8609727 A GB8609727 A GB 8609727A GB 2174673 A GB2174673 A GB 2174673A
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Alan Donald Theaker
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    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B44DECORATIVE ARTS
    • B44DPAINTING OR ARTISTIC DRAWING, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR; PRESERVING PAINTINGS; SURFACE TREATMENT TO OBTAIN SPECIAL ARTISTIC SURFACE EFFECTS OR FINISHES
    • B44D3/00Accessories or implements for use in connection with painting or artistic drawing, not otherwise provided for; Methods or devices for colour determination, selection, or synthesis, e.g. use of colour tables
    • B44D3/12Paint cans; Brush holders; Containers for storing residual paint
    • B44D3/123Brush holders independent from paint can, e.g. holders removably attached to paint can

Abstract

A paint brush holder comprises a clip A for clipping the holder to the rim of a paint container and an element B, attached to the clip, for holding the paint brush in a rest position. The lowermost edge of the element B can act as a brush scraper to remove excess paint. <IMAGE>

Description

SPECIFICATION Paint brush steady This invention relates to a paint brush steady for use with a paint tin or kettle.

Paint brushes are normally layed over the top of the open paint tin during rest periods.

In this position the brush drips paint down the side of the can and onto the worktop.

The present invention provides a resting position that clips on the side of the paint can, holding the bristles over the mouth of the paint can. An edge on which to scrape off excess paint.

A Specific embodiment of the invention will now be described by way of example with reference to the accompanying drawing in which: Figure 1 shows in perspective, the brush steady.

Figure 2 shows the brush steady in position with a brush in the rest position.

Figure 3 shows the brush steady in position with a brush being wiped on the scraper edge.

Referring to the drawing in Fig. 1 the lower clip A holds the upper rest B in position over the paint can.

The drawing in Fig. 2 shows a brush C on the rest B with the clip A over the edge of the can D.

The drawing in Fig. 3 shows a brush C being drawn over the edge of the rest B in an upward movement to remove excess paint back into the can D.

1. A paint brush steady comprising a clip; a rest and a scraping edge.

2. A paint brush steady as claimed in claim 1. wherein the clip holds the rest over a paint can to allow drips to fall into the can.

3. A paint brush steady as claimed in claim 1. wherein the scraping edge is held over a paint can, so that excess paint may be scraped from the bristles of a brush back into the can.

**WARNING** end of DESC field may overlap start of CLMS **.

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**WARNING** start of CLMS field may overlap end of DESC **. SPECIFICATION Paint brush steady This invention relates to a paint brush steady for use with a paint tin or kettle. Paint brushes are normally layed over the top of the open paint tin during rest periods. In this position the brush drips paint down the side of the can and onto the worktop. The present invention provides a resting position that clips on the side of the paint can, holding the bristles over the mouth of the paint can. An edge on which to scrape off excess paint. A Specific embodiment of the invention will now be described by way of example with reference to the accompanying drawing in which: Figure 1 shows in perspective, the brush steady. Figure 2 shows the brush steady in position with a brush in the rest position. Figure 3 shows the brush steady in position with a brush being wiped on the scraper edge. Referring to the drawing in Fig. 1 the lower clip A holds the upper rest B in position over the paint can. The drawing in Fig. 2 shows a brush C on the rest B with the clip A over the edge of the can D. The drawing in Fig. 3 shows a brush C being drawn over the edge of the rest B in an upward movement to remove excess paint back into the can D. CLAIMS
1. A paint brush steady comprising a clip; a rest and a scraping edge.
2. A paint brush steady as claimed in claim 1. wherein the clip holds the rest over a paint can to allow drips to fall into the can.
3. A paint brush steady as claimed in claim 1. wherein the scraping edge is held over a paint can, so that excess paint may be scraped from the bristles of a brush back into the can.
GB08609727A 1985-04-26 1986-04-22 Paint brush holder Withdrawn GB2174673A (en)

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GB858510603A GB8510603D0 (en) 1985-04-26 1985-04-26 Brush cradle

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Cited By (2)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
BE1008114A3 (en) * 1994-03-07 1996-01-23 Lms Promotion Decoration Socie Device for attaching a ruler or the like on the rim of a container
US9138049B2 (en) 2013-02-06 2015-09-22 Mass Orange Designs, Llc Paintbrush cleaning device

Citations (5)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
GB446062A (en) * 1935-08-23 1936-04-23 Carl Walter Mercer Improved clip holder for spoons, brushes and the like
GB971869A (en) * 1963-09-27 1964-10-07 Mark Harrison New or improved paint-tin and brush holder
US3948413A (en) * 1974-07-05 1976-04-06 Gorrell John E Paint brush holding attachment for paint cans
US4014453A (en) * 1976-05-20 1977-03-29 Edward Joseph Tarnacki Paint brush holder
GB2146609A (en) * 1983-09-14 1985-04-24 Ronald Beale Paint or varnish brush holder

Patent Citations (5)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
GB446062A (en) * 1935-08-23 1936-04-23 Carl Walter Mercer Improved clip holder for spoons, brushes and the like
GB971869A (en) * 1963-09-27 1964-10-07 Mark Harrison New or improved paint-tin and brush holder
US3948413A (en) * 1974-07-05 1976-04-06 Gorrell John E Paint brush holding attachment for paint cans
US4014453A (en) * 1976-05-20 1977-03-29 Edward Joseph Tarnacki Paint brush holder
GB2146609A (en) * 1983-09-14 1985-04-24 Ronald Beale Paint or varnish brush holder

Cited By (2)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
BE1008114A3 (en) * 1994-03-07 1996-01-23 Lms Promotion Decoration Socie Device for attaching a ruler or the like on the rim of a container
US9138049B2 (en) 2013-02-06 2015-09-22 Mass Orange Designs, Llc Paintbrush cleaning device

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