US 9,808,929 B2
Tool holder
Richard K. Bukovitz, Orrville, OH (US); and John L. Scott, Sr., Wooster, OH (US)
Assigned to The Wooster Brush Company, Wooster, OH (US)
Filed by The Wooster Brush Company, Wooster, OH (US)
Filed on Sep. 1, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/842,105.
Application 14/842,105 is a continuation in part of application No. 14/274,794, filed on May 12, 2014.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/834,587, filed on Jun. 13, 2013.
Prior Publication US 2015/0367500 A1, Dec. 24, 2015
Int. Cl. B25G 3/22 (2006.01); B25G 3/24 (2006.01); F16B 2/06 (2006.01); F16B 2/12 (2006.01); F16C 11/10 (2006.01); B25G 1/04 (2006.01); F16B 2/18 (2006.01); B25G 1/06 (2006.01); B25H 1/00 (2006.01)
CPC B25G 1/04 (2013.01) [B25G 1/06 (2013.01); B25G 3/22 (2013.01); B25G 3/24 (2013.01); B25H 1/0035 (2013.01); F16B 2/065 (2013.01); F16B 2/12 (2013.01); F16B 2/18 (2013.01); F16C 11/103 (2013.01); Y10T 403/32114 (2015.01); Y10T 403/32172 (2015.01); Y10T 403/32368 (2015.01); Y10T 403/7062 (2015.01); Y10T 403/7067 (2015.01)] 19 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A tool holder for firmly holding a wide range of sizes and shapes of tool handles, the tool holder comprising:
a cage assembly, the cage assembly comprising a pair of axially spaced-apart members having axially-spaced apart and inwardly facing wall surfaces, and
a cradle member transversely movable in opposite directions between the axially spaced-apart members toward and away from the inwardly facing wall surfaces for releasably clamping the tool handles against the inwardly facing wall surfaces, and
wherein the cradle member has opposite ends extending laterally between the axially spaced-apart members for forming with the axially spaced-apart members a closed space for receiving the tool handles.