Home| FAQ Search:Advanced|Person|Company| Type|Class Login
Quick search:
Patent number:
Patent Date:
first    back  next  last
US Patent: 207,599
Improvement in Bench-Planes
Levercap with a Pivoting End Block
Patentee:
Henry A. Foss - Pine Meadow, CT

USPTO Classifications:
30/492

Tool Categories:
woodworking tools : planes : plane lever caps

Assignees:
Philip E. Chapin - Pine Meadow, CT

Manufacturer:
Henry A. Foss - Pine Meadow, CT
Philip E. Chapin - Pine Meadows, CT

Witnesses:
Robert F. Gaylord
M. F. Dooley
James Wiley
O. T. Hungerford

Patent Dates:
Applied: Apr. 15, 1878
Granted: Sep. 03, 1878

Patent Pictures: [ 1 | 2 ]
USPTO pdf tiff
Google Patents
Report data errors or omissions
Description:
Foss claims a levercap with a "rocking end" which makes better contact with the plane iron. The rocking end is a separate piece which is attached to the main part of the levercap via a pivot pin and a leaf type spring. Reminiscent of the Millers Falls levercap 1822520.

Not claimed, but of interest, is the means for securing the levercap. Ears are provided on each side of the levercap which mate with "swelled" sides in the plane. These swells provide for a distinctive shape to Foss planes.

Copyright © 2002-2017 - DATAMP