US20070132345A1 - Furniture assembled and disassembled easily and quickly - Google Patents

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US20070132345A1
US20070132345A1 US11513883 US51388306A US2007132345A1 US 20070132345 A1 US20070132345 A1 US 20070132345A1 US 11513883 US11513883 US 11513883 US 51388306 A US51388306 A US 51388306A US 2007132345 A1 US2007132345 A1 US 2007132345A1
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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
    • A47B47/00Cabinets, racks or shelf units, characterised by features related to dismountability or building-up from elements
    • A47B47/0025Horizontal connecting members adapted to receive and retain the edges of several panel elements
    • A47B47/005Combination of corners and bars

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A furniture includes a main frame having a periphery provided with a plurality of hollow pipes, a front panel pivotally mounted on a front portion of the main frame 1, a top panel mounted on a top of the main frame, a bottom panel mounted on a bottom of the main frame, and three side panels mounted on three side walls of the main frame respectively. Thus, each of the side panels is mounted between the respective hollow pipes, and the hollow pipes are connected with each other by the mounting blocks, so that the main frame is assembled and disassembled easily and quickly, thereby facilitating a user mounting and dismantling the main frame.

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    BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION
  • [0001]
    1. Field of the Invention
  • [0002]
    The present invention relates to a furniture and, more particularly, to a furniture such as a cabinet, a cupboard, a case or the like.
  • [0003]
    2. Description of the Related Art
  • [0004]
    A conventional furniture, such as a cabinet, a cupboard, a case or the like, comprises a plurality of mounting plates made of metallic or wooden material. When the mounting plates are made of metallic material, the mounting plates made of metallic material are heavy, thereby increasing the whole weight of the furniture. In addition, the furniture has a fixed outer appearance, thereby decreasing the aesthetic quality of the furniture. Alternatively, when the mounting plates are made of wooden material, the price is expensive, thereby greatly increasing costs of fabrication. In addition, the furniture has a fixed outer appearance, thereby decreasing the aesthetic quality of the furniture.
  • BRIEF SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION
  • [0005]
    The primary objective of the present invention is to provide a furniture that is assembled and disassembled easily and quickly.
  • [0006]
    In accordance with the present invention, there is provided a furniture, comprising at least one three-dimensional main frame having a periphery provided with a plurality of hollow pipes connected with each other, a front panel pivotally mounted on a front portion of the main frame 1 and located between the respective hollow pipes, a top panel mounted on a top of the main frame and located between the respective hollow pipes, a bottom panel mounted on a bottom of the main frame and located between the respective hollow pipes, and three side panels mounted on three side walls of the main frame respectively and each located between the respective hollow pipes.
  • [0007]
    Further benefits and advantages of the present invention will become apparent after a careful reading of the detailed description with appropriate reference to the accompanying drawings.
  • BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE SEVERAL VIEWS OF THE DRAWING(S)
  • [0008]
    FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a furniture in accordance with the preferred embodiment of the present invention.
  • [0009]
    FIG. 2 is a partially exploded perspective view of the furniture as shown in FIG. 1.
  • [0010]
    FIG. 3 is a partially plan cross-sectional view of the furniture as shown in FIG. 1.
  • [0011]
    FIG. 4 is a partially exploded perspective view of a furniture in accordance with another preferred embodiment of the present invention.
  • [0012]
    FIG. 5 is a partially exploded perspective view of a furniture in accordance with another preferred embodiment of the present invention.
  • [0013]
    FIG. 6 is a perspective enlarged view of a connecting member of the furniture as shown in FIG. 5.
  • [0014]
    FIG. 7 is a perspective view of a side panel of a furniture in accordance with another preferred embodiment of the present invention.
  • DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE INVENTION
  • [0015]
    Referring to the drawings and initially to FIGS. 1-3, a furniture in accordance with the preferred embodiment of the present invention comprises at least one three-dimensional main frame 1 having a periphery provided with a plurality of hollow pipes 10 connected with each other, a front panel 30 pivotally mounted on a front portion of the main frame 1 and located between the respective hollow pipes 10, a top panel 40 mounted on a top of the main frame 1 and located between the respective hollow pipes 10, a bottom panel 41 mounted on a bottom of the main frame 1 and located between the respective hollow pipes 10, three side panels 50 mounted on three side walls of the main frame 1 respectively and each located between the respective hollow pipes 10, and a plurality of castors 60 mounted on the bottom of the main frame 1.
  • [0016]
    The main frame 1 has a square shape. Each of the hollow pipes 10 is made of metal, paper or plastic material. Each of the hollow pipes 10 has a peripheral wall formed with a plurality of slots 11. Each of the hollow pipes 10 located at the top and the bottom of the main frame 1 has an inner side provided with an inwardly extending elongated support portion 12 to support the top panel 40 and the bottom panel 41.
  • [0017]
    Each of the top panel 40 and the bottom panel 41 is made of glass or plastic material.
  • [0018]
    The front panel 30 is made is a paper board, PP board or composite wooden board. The front panel 30 has a surface formed with patterns, stripes or the like by spray painting to enhance the aesthetic quality of the front panel 30.
  • [0019]
    Each of the side panels 50 is made is a paper board, PP board or composite wooden board. Each of the side panels 50 has a surface formed with patterns, stripes or the like by spray painting to enhance the aesthetic quality of each of the side panels 50. Each of the side panels 50 has a periphery provided with a plurality of protruding inserts 51 inserted into the slots 11 of the respective hollow pipe 10, so that each of the side panels 50 is positioned between the respective hollow pipes 10.
  • [0020]
    The hollow pipes 10 are connected with each other by a plurality of mounting blocks 20. Each of the mounting blocks 20 is provided with a plurality of inserts 21 each inserted into an end portion of the respective hollow pipe 10 so that the hollow pipes 10 are connected with each other by the mounting blocks 20. Each of the mounting blocks 20 has a side formed with a mounting hole 22.
  • [0021]
    Each of the castors 60 is mounted on the mounting hole 22 of the respective mounting block 20 located at the bottom of the main frame 1.
  • [0022]
    Referring to FIG. 4, the furniture comprises a plurality of main frames 1 laminating each other. The main frames 1 are connected with each other by a plurality of mounting blocks 20A each provided with a plurality of inserts 21A each inserted into an end portion of the respective hollow pipe 10.
  • [0023]
    Referring to FIGS. 5 and 6, the furniture comprises a plurality of main frames 1 laminating each other in a vertical manner. The main frames 1 are connected with each other by a plurality of connecting members 70. Each of the connecting members 70 has a first portion provided with a threaded rod 72 screwed into the mounting hole 22 of the respective mounting block 20 located at the bottom of an upper main frame 1 and a second portion provided with an enlarged head 74 inserted into the mounting hole 22 of the respective mounting block 20 located at the top of a lower main frame 1.
  • [0024]
    Referring to FIG. 7 with reference to FIGS. 1 and 2, each of the side panels 50 has an inside provided with a plurality of upright reinforcing bars 80. Each of the reinforcing bars 80 is located between a respective upper hollow pipe 10 and a respective lower hollow pipe 10 to reinforce the strength of the main frame 1. Each of the reinforcing bars 80 has two distal ends each encompassed by the respective insert 51 and each inserted into the respective slot 11 of the respective hollow pipe 10.
  • [0025]
    Accordingly, the inserts 51 of each of the side panels 50 are inserted into the slots 11 of the respective hollow pipe 10 to attach each of the side panels 50 between the respective hollow pipes 10, and the hollow pipes 10 are connected with each other by the mounting blocks 20, so that the main frame 1 is assembled and disassembled easily and quickly, thereby facilitating a user mounting and dismantling the main frame 1. In addition, the front panel 30, the top panel 40, the bottom panel 41 and the side panels 50 are made of light material, thereby decreasing the whole weight of the main frame 1, and thereby facilitating packaging, storage and transportation of the main frame 1. Further, the front panel 30, the top panel 40, the bottom panel 41 and the side panels 50 have an inexpensive price, thereby decreasing costs of fabrication. Further, the front panel 30 and the side panels 50 are provided with patterns, stripes or the like by spray painting to enhance the aesthetic quality thereof, so that the furniture has an outstanding outer appearance. Further, the inserts 5 1 of each of the side panels 50 are inserted into the slots 11 of the respective hollow pipe 10 so that each of the side panels 50 is positioned between the respective hollow pipes 10 rigidly and stably. Further, each of the side panels 50 has an inside provided with a plurality of upright reinforcing bars 80 to reinforce the strength of the main frame 1.
  • [0026]
    Although the invention has been explained in relation to its preferred embodiment(s) as mentioned above, it is to be understood that many other possible modifications and variations can be made without departing from the scope of the present invention. It is, therefore, contemplated that the appended claim or claims will cover such modifications and variations that fall within the true scope of the invention.

Claims (20)

  1. 1. A furniture, comprising:
    at least one three-dimensional main frame having a periphery provided with a plurality of hollow pipes connected with each other;
    a front panel pivotally mounted on a front portion of the main frame 1 and located between the respective hollow pipes;
    a top panel mounted on a top of the main frame and located between the respective hollow pipes;
    a bottom panel mounted on a bottom of the main frame and located between the respective hollow pipes;
    three side panels mounted on three side walls of the main frame respectively and each located between the respective hollow pipes.
  2. 2. The furniture in accordance with claim 1, wherein each of the hollow pipes located at the top and the bottom of the main frame has an inner side provided with an inwardly extending elongated support portion to support the top panel and the bottom panel.
  3. 3. The furniture in accordance with claim 1, wherein each of the hollow pipes has a peripheral wall formed with a plurality of slots, and each of the side panels has a periphery provided with a plurality of protruding inserts inserted into the slots of the respective hollow pipe, so that each of the side panels is positioned between the respective hollow pipes.
  4. 4. The furniture in accordance with claim 1, wherein the hollow pipes are connected with each other by a plurality of mounting blocks.
  5. 5. The furniture in accordance with claim 4, wherein each of the mounting blocks is provided with a plurality of inserts each inserted into an end portion of the respective hollow pipe so that the hollow pipes are connected with each other by the mounting blocks.
  6. 6. The furniture in accordance with claim 4, further comprising a plurality of castors mounted on the bottom of the main frame.
  7. 7. The furniture in accordance with claim 6, wherein each of the mounting blocks has a side formed with a mounting hole, and each of the castors is mounted on the mounting hole of the respective mounting block located at the bottom of the main frame.
  8. 8. The furniture in accordance with claim 1, wherein the main frame has a square shape.
  9. 9. The furniture in accordance with claim 1, wherein the furniture comprises a plurality of main frames laminating each other.
  10. 10. The furniture in accordance with claim 9, wherein the main frames are connected with each other by a plurality of mounting blocks each provided with a plurality of inserts each inserted into an end portion of the respective hollow pipe.
  11. 11. The furniture in accordance with claim 1, wherein the furniture comprises a plurality of main frames laminating each other in a vertical manner.
  12. 12. The furniture in accordance with claim 1, wherein the main frames are connected with each other by a plurality of connecting members.
  13. 13. The furniture in accordance with claim 12, wherein each of the connecting members has a first portion provided with a threaded rod screwed into the mounting hole of the respective mounting block located at the bottom of an upper main frame and a second portion provided with an enlarged head inserted into the mounting hole of the respective mounting block located at the top of a lower main frame.
  14. 14. The furniture in accordance with claim 1, wherein each of the side panels has an inside provided with a plurality of upright reinforcing bars.
  15. 15. The furniture in accordance with claim 14, wherein each of the reinforcing bars is located between a respective upper hollow pipe and a respective lower hollow pipe to reinforce the strength of the main frame.
  16. 16. The furniture in accordance with claim 14, wherein each of the reinforcing bars has two distal ends each encompassed by the respective insert and each inserted into the respective slot of the respective hollow pipe.
  17. 17. The furniture in accordance with claim 1, wherein each of the hollow pipes is made of metal, paper or plastic material.
  18. 18. The furniture in accordance with claim 1, wherein each of the top panel and the bottom panel is made of glass or plastic material.
  19. 19. The furniture in accordance with claim 1, wherein the front panel is made is a paper board, PP board or composite wooden board, and each of the side panels is made is a paper board, PP board or composite wooden board.
  20. 20. The furniture in accordance with claim 1, wherein the front panel has a surface formed with patterns or stripes, and each of the side panels has a surface formed with patterns or stripes.
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