GB2426181A - Foldable wardrobe - Google Patents

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GB2426181A
GB2426181A GB0509978A GB0509978A GB2426181A GB 2426181 A GB2426181 A GB 2426181A GB 0509978 A GB0509978 A GB 0509978A GB 0509978 A GB0509978 A GB 0509978A GB 2426181 A GB2426181 A GB 2426181A
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Robert Ashcroft
Mark Alan Howells
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Mark Alan Howells
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A47FURNITURE; DOMESTIC ARTICLES OR APPLIANCES; COFFEE MILLS; SPICE MILLS; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
    • A47BTABLES; DESKS; OFFICE FURNITURE; CABINETS; DRAWERS; GENERAL DETAILS OF FURNITURE
    • A47B43/00Cabinets, racks or shelf units, characterised by features enabling folding of the cabinet or the like

Abstract

A foldable wardrobe with fold down shelves and locking bars. The sides, shelves and doors are hinged together. The wardrobe can be flat packed and may be manufactured from wood, plastic or metal or any combination thereof. No tools are required for the assembly of the finished wardrobe.

Description

No Tools Required flat packed wardrobe This wardrobe has been made and is
fully functional. The wardrobe is a full size double wardrobe complete with hanging rail and top shelf. The wardrobe comes in flat-pack form and can be assembled with no tools in a fraction of the time of the current flat pack wardrobe's available The wardrobe comes flat packed measuring just over 800mm wide, a little under 1900mm tall and 150mm in depth. In five steps it can be fully assembled to form a full size double wardrobe this is made possible by the use of various hinges and locking bars that will hold the wardrobe in a ridged assembled position. It could be manufactured in most finishes (beach, oak effect etc); this wardrobe can be assembled with little or no practical experience and would be supplied with an instructional DVD of video. It would be especially beneficial when moving as it can be restored to flat pack form just as easy as it was assembled, making it particularly appealing to those in the furniture profession.
Drawings 1/12: - Fig 1 is a view of the wardrobe assembled Fig 2 is the wardrobe in flat pack form 2/12: - Fig 3 shows a simplified view of how the bottom (A), top (C) and parcel shelf (B) are assembled 3/12 Gives a front elevation end elevation and plan of the wardrobe in assembled form 4/12 Gives a front elevation end elevation and plan of the wardrobe in flat-pack form 5/12 Shows section c- c and section A-A from drawings 3/12 and 4/12 these sections show the position of shelves A,B and C in both flat pack and assembled form, it also shows the position of the locking bars (LB1,LB2 and LB3) 6/12:- Shows section B-B and section D-D from drawings 3/12 and 4/12 these sections show the position of the side and front of the wardrobe in both flat pack and assembled form.
7/12:- Gives a detailed drawing of the proposed locking bars (detailed LB1, LB 2 and LB 3 in previous drawings) it also gives details of the plate CL) as detailed in drawing 11/12 8/12:- Is a view of the wardrobe as assembled showing the position of the 3 locking bars (LB1, LP2 & LB3). These are the bars that give the wardrobe its strength 9/12 & 10/12:These drawings (fig 10, 12 & 13) give details of how the wardrobe should be assembled.
Lift the sides as in fig 10 to the vertical position, Lift shelves A, Band C as in fig 12 and position into dowel as in fig 13. Install locking bars (LB1, LB 2 & LB 3) as in fig 14 (see drawing 7/12 for more detail) Flip over doors as fig l5and lift into upright position 11/12:- Is simply an exploded view showing various parts of the wardrobe 12/12:- Fig 16, 17 & 18 simply gives examples of the various finishes that could be available (this is not exhaustive)

Claims (7)

  1. I. A full size wardrobe consisting of a back two sides and two folding doors
  2. 2. A wardrobe as claim 1 that can be assembled from flat pack form by folding up the sides and folding down the internal shelves without the use of additional tools
  3. 3. A Wardrobe as claim 1 or claim 2 where 3 internal brackets form the stability of the wardrobe.
  4. 4. A Wardrobe as claimed in the preceding claims where one of the brackets as claim 3 is used as a hanging rail
  5. 5. A Wardrobe as claimed in the preceding claims that is capable of holding items of clothing towling items of foot wear of any combination of these items.
  6. 6. A wardrobe as claimed in the preceding claims that is made from wood plastic metal composite materials or from any combination of these materials.
  7. 7. A wardrobe as herein described above and as illustrated in the accompanying drawings
GB0509978A 2005-05-17 2005-05-17 Foldable wardrobe Pending GB2426181A (en)

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Cited By (1)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
DE202009005189U1 (en) * 2009-08-27 2010-10-14 Werkstatt für Behinderte Lippstadt gem. GmbH Metal cupboard or metal locker

Citations (7)

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Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
GB723493A (en) * 1951-11-09 1955-02-09 Wed J Ahrend & Zoon S Fabriek A collapsible cabinet or case
US2934389A (en) * 1956-06-25 1960-04-26 Livingston & Co Foldable cabinet
US3294464A (en) * 1965-05-12 1966-12-27 Lew Harold Knockdown wardrobe or the like
US6039418A (en) * 1998-11-03 2000-03-21 Omni International, Inc. Folding wardrobe
WO2001037705A1 (en) * 1999-11-24 2001-05-31 The Stanley Works Free standing foldable storage
GB2368265A (en) * 2001-05-14 2002-05-01 Lindy Nash Folding wardrobe
US20030085640A1 (en) * 2001-11-06 2003-05-08 Chan Alexander Guy Foldable cabinet

Patent Citations (7)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
GB723493A (en) * 1951-11-09 1955-02-09 Wed J Ahrend & Zoon S Fabriek A collapsible cabinet or case
US2934389A (en) * 1956-06-25 1960-04-26 Livingston & Co Foldable cabinet
US3294464A (en) * 1965-05-12 1966-12-27 Lew Harold Knockdown wardrobe or the like
US6039418A (en) * 1998-11-03 2000-03-21 Omni International, Inc. Folding wardrobe
WO2001037705A1 (en) * 1999-11-24 2001-05-31 The Stanley Works Free standing foldable storage
GB2368265A (en) * 2001-05-14 2002-05-01 Lindy Nash Folding wardrobe
US20030085640A1 (en) * 2001-11-06 2003-05-08 Chan Alexander Guy Foldable cabinet

Cited By (1)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
DE202009005189U1 (en) * 2009-08-27 2010-10-14 Werkstatt für Behinderte Lippstadt gem. GmbH Metal cupboard or metal locker

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