US 9,808,777 B2
Paint maker and mixing device
Robert Henry, Easton, PA (US); Cheryl Krieger, Easton, PA (US); and James Allen, Easton, PA (US)
Assigned to Crayola, LLC, Eaton, PA (US)
Filed by Crayola LLC, Easton, PA (US)
Filed on Feb. 19, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/626,658.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/942,346, filed on Feb. 20, 2014.
Prior Publication US 2015/0231580 A1, Aug. 20, 2015
Int. Cl. B01F 11/00 (2006.01); B01F 13/00 (2006.01); B01F 15/00 (2006.01)
CPC B01F 11/0008 (2013.01) [B01F 11/0017 (2013.01); B01F 11/0097 (2013.01); B01F 13/0033 (2013.01); B01F 15/0074 (2013.01); B01F 15/00506 (2013.01); B01F 2215/005 (2013.01)] 16 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A paint-making device comprising:
a first palette;
a second palette; and
a base coupled to the first palette and the second palette, the base comprising a paint pot shaking component configured to agitate at least one paint pot coupled to the base, the paint pot shaking component comprising:
a crank gear;
a combination gear adjacent the crank gear;
a slide crankshaft gear perpendicular to and engaged with the combination gear;
a slide crankshaft coupled to a center of the slide crankshaft gear, wherein the slide crankshaft comprises a slide crankshaft joint and a slide crank arm coupled to the slide crankshaft joint;
a vertical piston side support coupled to the base;
a slide bracket coupled to the slide crank arm and to the vertical piston side support;
a jointed armature coupled to at least one of the slide crank arm and the slide bracket, wherein the jointed armature comprises a joint at a portion of the jointed armature remote from the slide bracket; and
a paint pot harness mount coupled to the jointed armature about the joint.