Multipurpose tool including handles having separate sides

  • US 20020004987A1
  • Filed: 09/25/2001
  • Published: 01/17/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/29/1995
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A folding tool including a handle, comprising:

  • (a) a first elongate handle side having a pair of opposite ends;

    (b) a second elongate handle side having a pair of opposite ends;

    (c) an elongate spring located between said first and second handle sides, said spring including an anchored end and an opposite outer end;

    (d) a tool blade having a base defining a pivot hole, said base being located between said first and second handle sides; and

    (e) a pair of fasteners interconnecting said handle sides and holding them parallel with each other, a first one of said fasteners fastening said anchored end of said spring between said handle sides and the other of said fasteners extending through said pivot hole in said tool blade, and at least said first handle side including a flange extending longitudinally along a portion thereof and directed toward said second handle side, said flange supporting a portion of said elongate spring at a location between said anchored end and said outer end, and said outer end of said spring engaging said base of said blade.

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