US1246714A - Table-leg-clamping device. - Google Patents

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US1246714A
US1246714A US13691316A US13691316A US1246714A US 1246714 A US1246714 A US 1246714A US 13691316 A US13691316 A US 13691316A US 13691316 A US13691316 A US 13691316A US 1246714 A US1246714 A US 1246714A
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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
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G. E. CARLSON. TABLE LEG CLAMPING DEVICE.
APPLlCATlON HLED D5014. I916.
Patented Nov. 13, 1917.
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BEE/mu 5 UN STATES arnnr .OFFlQE- ;.ensrrar nnvi n cam-son, OFTTOPEKA, Kansas.
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. 7 2131;. v Specification of Letters Patent. ,Pg b nt QNOV 13,
Application filed December 14, 1916. Serialflo. 136,913.
To all whom it may concern: the leg. The clampingdevice consists pri- Be it known that I, G sTAr EnvrnCAnn inarilyof a flEl'E-Jlltiil plateGsubstanti'ally son, a citizen ofthe UiiitedStates, residing -r ectan-g lar :in shape, "and: having its edges at Topeka, in the county of Shawnee and bent at right angles tothe'plate'i Y 5 State of Kansas, have invented certain new Then the plate is in position, the opposite and useful Improvements in' Table-Legside edges? of said plate are adapted to Clamping Devices; and I do declare the folform tongues and to be positioned in the lowing to be a full, clear, and exact descripslots 5 in the rails. The transverse inwardly tion of the invention, such as will enable bent edges 8 have their corner portions cut 10 others skilled in the art to which it apperaway at an angle in order to permit them to tains to make and use the same. bear firmly against the inner face of the This invention relates to new and useful rails 2, and thus provide angle braces thereimprovements in table leg clamping devices for. and the primary object of the invention is The plate is securely held in position and 15 to provide a device that will securely hold adapted to be drawn up to the leg by means the leg of a table in position, and which may of a pair of bolts 10 which project through be easily detached therefrom when the legs said plate and aline with the vertical center are removed, for shipment or storage. of the same and which are threaded as shown Another object of the invention is to proat 11 and adapted to be posi ioned in the 2o vide a device of this character which is table leg. 7
easily and simply constructed, inexpensive When it is desired to clamp the leg to the to manufacture, and one which will be very rails after the rails are secured to said leg eflicient in operation. the plate is positioned as shown in Fig.
With these and numerous other objects in of the drawings, with the tongues 7 of the 25 view, my invention consists of the novel same disposed in the slots 5 in the rails. features of construction, combination and The bolts 10 are then positioned through the arrangement of parts which will be herein plate and tightened up by ad usting the nut referred to and more particularly pointed 11 on their outer ends, whereupon the corout in the specification and claim. ner of the table will be drawn tight, and 30 In the accompanying drawings z the rails will absolutely be prevented from Figure 1 is a horizontal section showing becoming disengaged from the leg. the clamp applied to the table leg and rails; The bent edges at the top and bottom of Fig. 2 is a vertical section on the line the plate which form angle braces across 2-2 of Fig. l; the same allow this plate to be formed of 35 Fig. 3 is an end elevation of the clamp comparatively thin metal, as it will be imshowing the same in applied position; and possible for it to buckle or bend under a Fig. 4 is a plan view of the clamping heavy strain. Owing to the fact that the plate. tongues 7 are bent from the plate at right In describing my invention, 1 shall refer angles to the same, and as the slots 5 in the 40 to the drawings in which similar reference rails are disposed at an angle of forty-five characters designate corresponding parts degrees, when the plate is tightened up, throughout the several views, and in which these tongues will exert a direct pull, drawthe numeral 1 designates the leg of the table ing the rails of the table inwardly and not which has secured thereto the usual type of pushing them out as is common to devices 45 rails 2, with projecting pins 3 that are of this character.
adapted to fit in sockets 4: in the table leg. From the foregoing description of the This pin and socket construction is the usual construction and operation of this table leg type employed in securing the ends of the clamping. device, the manner of applying rails to the table leg. The pin and socket the same to use and the operation thereof 50 may be omitted if so desired for economy will be readily understood and it will be as the shape and position of the plate is seen that I have provided a simple and such as to hold the rails in place without the efficient means for carrying out the objects same. of the invention. The inner wall of the rails 2 are provided I claim 55 adjacent the leg 1 with forty-five degree A table leg clamping device comprising (4.5% slots 5, that extend inwardly toward a rectangular metal plate adapted to extend across the angle between two meeting rails of said plate being bent laterally in the same of the table, said plate having an opening direction as said first named edges to form ormed therethrough to receive a bolt for vertical reinforcing flanges adapted for rerawing the plate toward the table leg poception in vertical grooves in the inner sides sitioned at said meeting ends of the rails of the rails.
the upper and lower edges of said plate In testimony whereof I have hereunto set being bent laterally to form reinforcin my hand in the presence of two subscribing anges extending throughout the 1lengtlfl of Witnesses.
said plate to prevent s rin ing tiereo as the bolt is tightened the end of said flanges GUSTAF ELVIN OAPLSON' eing beveled for contact with the inner Vitnesses:
face of the rails to brace them against vary- ALBRECHT MURBU'RG ing their angular relation, the vertical edges RUFUS SAWYER.
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Cited By (6)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US2520231A (en) * 1948-02-18 1950-08-29 Gardner Tool And Stamping Comp Corner brace for furniture
US2669497A (en) * 1953-03-06 1954-02-16 Robert E Bailey Corner brace
US3388936A (en) * 1966-01-27 1968-06-18 Paul C. Gebhard Joint fastening for storm doors, storm windows, and similar structures
US7677830B1 (en) 2007-04-06 2010-03-16 Brown Michael T Furniture joinery
US8282307B1 (en) 2007-04-06 2012-10-09 Audubon Block Company Furniture joinery
US10180155B2 (en) 2015-10-26 2019-01-15 Mb Industries, Inc. Furniture joinery

Cited By (6)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US2520231A (en) * 1948-02-18 1950-08-29 Gardner Tool And Stamping Comp Corner brace for furniture
US2669497A (en) * 1953-03-06 1954-02-16 Robert E Bailey Corner brace
US3388936A (en) * 1966-01-27 1968-06-18 Paul C. Gebhard Joint fastening for storm doors, storm windows, and similar structures
US7677830B1 (en) 2007-04-06 2010-03-16 Brown Michael T Furniture joinery
US8282307B1 (en) 2007-04-06 2012-10-09 Audubon Block Company Furniture joinery
US10180155B2 (en) 2015-10-26 2019-01-15 Mb Industries, Inc. Furniture joinery

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