WO2007009075A3 - Foldable ergonomic hand tool - Google Patents

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WO2007009075A3
WO2007009075A3 PCT/US2006/027414 US2006027414W WO2007009075A3 WO 2007009075 A3 WO2007009075 A3 WO 2007009075A3 US 2006027414 W US2006027414 W US 2006027414W WO 2007009075 A3 WO2007009075 A3 WO 2007009075A3
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hand tool
ergonomic hand
tool
foldable
end
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PCT/US2006/027414
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Daniel P Hurt
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Legacy Holdings Inc
Daniel P Hurt
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    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B25HAND TOOLS; PORTABLE POWER-DRIVEN TOOLS; MANIPULATORS
    • B25GHANDLES FOR HAND IMPLEMENTS
    • B25G1/00Handle constructions
    • B25G1/04Handle constructions telescopic; extensible; sectional
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A01AGRICULTURE; FORESTRY; ANIMAL HUSBANDRY; HUNTING; TRAPPING; FISHING
    • A01BSOIL WORKING IN AGRICULTURE OR FORESTRY; PARTS, DETAILS, OR ACCESSORIES OF AGRICULTURAL MACHINES OR IMPLEMENTS, IN GENERAL
    • A01B1/00Hand tools
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A01AGRICULTURE; FORESTRY; ANIMAL HUSBANDRY; HUNTING; TRAPPING; FISHING
    • A01BSOIL WORKING IN AGRICULTURE OR FORESTRY; PARTS, DETAILS, OR ACCESSORIES OF AGRICULTURAL MACHINES OR IMPLEMENTS, IN GENERAL
    • A01B1/00Hand tools
    • A01B1/02Spades; Shovels
    • A01B1/026Spades; Shovels with auxiliary handles for facilitating lifting
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A01AGRICULTURE; FORESTRY; ANIMAL HUSBANDRY; HUNTING; TRAPPING; FISHING
    • A01BSOIL WORKING IN AGRICULTURE OR FORESTRY; PARTS, DETAILS, OR ACCESSORIES OF AGRICULTURAL MACHINES OR IMPLEMENTS, IN GENERAL
    • A01B1/00Hand tools
    • A01B1/06Hoes; Hand cultivators
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B25HAND TOOLS; PORTABLE POWER-DRIVEN TOOLS; MANIPULATORS
    • B25GHANDLES FOR HAND IMPLEMENTS
    • B25G1/00Handle constructions
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B25HAND TOOLS; PORTABLE POWER-DRIVEN TOOLS; MANIPULATORS
    • B25GHANDLES FOR HAND IMPLEMENTS
    • B25G1/00Handle constructions
    • B25G1/06Handle constructions reversible or adjustable for position
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B25HAND TOOLS; PORTABLE POWER-DRIVEN TOOLS; MANIPULATORS
    • B25GHANDLES FOR HAND IMPLEMENTS
    • B25G3/00Attaching handles to the implements
    • B25G3/02Socket, tang, or like fixings
    • B25G3/12Locking and securing devices
    • B25G3/20Locking and securing devices comprising clamping or contracting means acting concentrically on the handle or socket
    • B25G3/22Chucks

Abstract

The present invention provides a hand tool for providing ergonomic support via a brace structure that is pivotally connected to a first end of an intermediately-disposed handle. A stem extends between and couples a working element of the tool to a second opposed end of the intermediate handle. The hand tool is thereby modifiable in its operating and storage configurations to most efficiently meet the needs of the user.
PCT/US2006/027414 2005-07-13 2006-07-13 Foldable ergonomic hand tool WO2007009075A3 (en)

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US11/180,371 2005-07-13

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GB0808214D0 (en) * 2008-05-07 2008-06-11 Neath Peter K Tool handle

Citations (4)

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US2481442A (en) * 1947-01-07 1949-09-06 Edgar D Paul Adjustable hand rake
US5813206A (en) * 1996-03-08 1998-09-29 Mckittrick; Janie Garden tool having enhanced leverage
US5937627A (en) * 1996-03-08 1999-08-17 Janie McKittrick Gardening implement having enhanced leverage
US20050097929A1 (en) * 2001-06-18 2005-05-12 Anderson Brent L. Folding tools with locking hinges

Patent Citations (4)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US2481442A (en) * 1947-01-07 1949-09-06 Edgar D Paul Adjustable hand rake
US5813206A (en) * 1996-03-08 1998-09-29 Mckittrick; Janie Garden tool having enhanced leverage
US5937627A (en) * 1996-03-08 1999-08-17 Janie McKittrick Gardening implement having enhanced leverage
US20050097929A1 (en) * 2001-06-18 2005-05-12 Anderson Brent L. Folding tools with locking hinges

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