Holding device for paving blocks

  • US 5,240,343 A
  • Filed: 06/08/1992
  • Issued: 08/31/1993
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/12/1989
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A holding device for paving blocks including a vertical plate for contacting said paving blocks and a supporting means for said vertical plate, wherein:

  • a. at least two belts of material are secured substantially perpendicularly to said vertical plate at a bottom edge of said vertical plate;

    b. the supporting means comprise a triangulated member extending between a belt and said vertical plate;

    c. said triangulated member is supported by a boss member;

    d. said boss member includes an aperture for driving a nail into the ground by passing through said boss member in order to keep said holding device for paving blocks in proper position;

    e. a capping strip is integrally secured to said at least two belts of material substantially perpendicular to said at least two belts to provide a generally rectangular opening surrounded by said belts, said bottom edge and said capping strip;

    f. said holding device further includes a triangulated piece at each end thereof;

    g. said holding device further includes a tab end at one triangulated piece and a tab-receiving end disposed at the other end of the holding device; and

    h. said tab end includes a male member suitable for locking to a female member on said tab-receiving end so that a first holding device may be joined to a second holding device such that a triangulated piece on said first holding device is adjacent a triangulated piece on said second holding device.

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