US972783A - Stand for hammocks, couches, and the like. - Google Patents

Stand for hammocks, couches, and the like. Download PDF

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US972783A
US972783A US54274210A US1910542742A US972783A US 972783 A US972783 A US 972783A US 54274210 A US54274210 A US 54274210A US 1910542742 A US1910542742 A US 1910542742A US 972783 A US972783 A US 972783A
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A45HAND OR TRAVELLING ARTICLES
    • A45FTRAVELLING OR CAMP EQUIPMENT: SACKS OR PACKS CARRIED ON THE BODY
    • A45F3/00Travelling or camp articles; Sacks or packs carried on the body
    • A45F3/22Hammocks; Hammock spreaders
    • A45F3/24Stands; Supports

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UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. f-

WILLIAM .1. ndEEIDE, or PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA, AssIG'NoE To eEo'neE PQ HornIAN, or PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA, AND PETER-H. camz, Yor TAUN-Yp,

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sTAND `son. HAnnocxs, .coUcHEs, ANn THE 972,783, a SpecicationotLett'en Patent. Pa'teilted Ocit. 1.1, A

Appneatioi'mea reruarj a, 1910. serial No. 542,742.

anextension and is provided toward one 5 To all whom 'it may concern:

end lthereof with a flange 10. The cap 9 is Be it known 'that I, WILLIAM McBnIDE,

a citizen of the United States, anda resident ofl Philadelphia, in: the county of Philadelphia and State of Pennsylvania-,"havein vented certain new and useful Improve-- ments in Stands for Hammocks, Couches, and the Like, of which the following is a specification.

The principal object of the present inven .tion is to provide 4a stron' attractive and safe standwhich may-be a justed or adapt-V ed for use not only in connection with' hammoclrsbut also in connection with couches.

I shall describe the best embodiment of the invention known to me at this time'and shall claim the invention at the end hereof'.

In vthe accompanying drawin Figure 1 is a perspective View of a stan embodying features of theinvention arran edfor use :1n connectlon with 'a couch.

ig. 2, is a similar view 'showing the stand arranged in` connection with a hammock. F ig.V 3, is a. central sectional view'dra'wn to an enlarged scale and taken through the base portion at one end 'of the stand, and Figs. 4 and 5,' are views illustrating details of construction.

The stand comprises a base consisting of. a lengthwise member 1 havin at or near its end .crosswise members` 2, an of upwardly extending standards 3. AtV or nearthe cen. ter 'of thecrosswis'e ran 'n members 2 are socket pieces 4 fitted wit t 5, arranged horizontally, 6, ar-

ranged vertically, and anotherfz,""arranged at an inclination. -The cross pieces 2 ma;y 4conveniently be castings, and' when such v1s the case, the socketpi'eces'arefcast integral with them. 'The lengthwise member 1 is ed soas to be detachabl connected advanta-V Mly made of tubular metal.1 The lengthwise member v1 and the crosswise member 2 are therefore detachable, which? is an admtage in storingand ship ing Vthe stands.` @ne standards 3 are tub ar and they are threaded at their lower ends so as to be ap- ,plied the tapped sockets 6 or 7, according as `the standar s are to be `arranged vertiea'lly, as in Fig. 1, or at aninclination to the,vertical, as 1n Fig. 2. The standards 3 consist of the tubular4 parts that have been parts 8 described'and also of the detachable and 9. The detachable pul'it 8 constitutes changed, substantially as described.

sockets; one.

and disconnected adapted to b-applied toeither end of the extension 8 andis provided with a -hook o1'Y suspension device 11 and with two sockets 13"a.nd1t. The socket 13 isfadapted to de-' tachably receive either end of the extensi `8 and the'socket 14 is adapted to receive'L studv by means of which acanopyc supported., When theshort end of tension piece is'tted 'into the 'member the le-ngthof the standard asa lwhole comparatively long and when the short; of the extension piece is fitted into the ber'v 3, the standard as la wholevis compa atrvel)7 short.` This adjustment of the length', of thejstandard makes-it easy to adaptv the stand to dilferent uses' and purposes; for

example for use'in connectiongwith akami-1,

mock or a. couch.-

hat I claim' is:

. 1.- A hammock "stand comprisin the com-f" bination of a base consistin of engithwise and crosswise ranging' mem rs attached t0 eachother and provided with an u right and with an inclined socket, and disconso nec'ted standards adapted for applicationlto 4 i the u right and to the inclined sockets, where y the position'of the standards can be 2. A hammock stand comprising the com- 85 bination of a base provided with sockets arranged at diIerent inclinations in respect to each other and a pair of disconnected standf `wards detachably: applicable to said sockets', `whereby the standards'can be arranged in 'diiee'nt -positio'ns,' substantially as! described. 3. A-hammoclc stand' comprising the co`in' bination of a base consisting of cross pieces each provided with three socket s a lengthwise member. adapted to tw of said sockets, standards detachably ada ted to four of said sockets, 'substantial y'as described.

4. A hammock stand comprisin thecombin'ation of a base provided wit tubular standards, extension pieces havin each of their ends insertible into the'en s of `said standards and provided with flanges or pro- 'ections arranged near-one of their endsand caps provided with suspension devices' and detachably applicable to the endsof the extension pieces, substantially asdescribgd.

'gfjIn a hammock stand the combination of jb'tnbular standard, an extension piece having each of its endsdnsertble into sd standard and provided near one of its ends with vsi, flange or projection, and cap provided wth suspenSion means and with two sockets, whereof one 1s adapted to detachablv-receve the ends of the extension piece and whereof the vother' isnaval'able for the reception of a canopy 111g, substantially afs described. v

` '6. ,A hammock stand comprisngthe combnatio'n of crosswse 'members each provided wth three ,'gqekets, a tubular length- ,t i i l Wise member de tnehably two of said Sockets, separate tnhnar standards adapted to detachaby engage twoof the other four sockets, extension A'pieces 'detachaby engaging the tut-nder Standards; and suspens-ion caps de tachahly engaging the ends of the extension pieees, Sfubstantally its described.

In testimony whereof {'have hereunto signed my name.

Ww J. MCBRIDE.

Witness-efe:

= JAMESE. Boom-E, VJ. R. HUNTER'.

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Cited By (4)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US2469950A (en) * 1947-05-07 1949-05-10 Carl Louis Hammock support
US4825890A (en) * 1988-05-27 1989-05-02 Castlebury Gerald E Canopy apparatus for childrens' swings
US20050262631A1 (en) * 2004-05-28 2005-12-01 Clark Walter G Knock-down hammock stand
US20110173748A1 (en) * 2010-01-20 2011-07-21 Yong Chu Lateral Motion Freestanding Hammock

Cited By (5)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US2469950A (en) * 1947-05-07 1949-05-10 Carl Louis Hammock support
US4825890A (en) * 1988-05-27 1989-05-02 Castlebury Gerald E Canopy apparatus for childrens' swings
US20050262631A1 (en) * 2004-05-28 2005-12-01 Clark Walter G Knock-down hammock stand
US7082629B2 (en) * 2004-05-28 2006-08-01 Hatteras Hammocks, Inc. Knock-down hammock stand
US20110173748A1 (en) * 2010-01-20 2011-07-21 Yong Chu Lateral Motion Freestanding Hammock

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