Sling chair

  • US 6,585,323 B2
  • Filed: 09/24/2001
  • Issued: 07/01/2003
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/18/2000
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A sling chair comprising a frame and a fabric seat panel having a width and terminating in loops at opposing sides for attaching said fabric seat panel to said frame, wherein said frame comprises:

  • a first side rail and a second side rail defining a seat;

    each said first and second side rail having walls defining an open, longitudinal channel therein, said longitudinal channel having a longitudinal neck section defined by at least one of said side rail walls and an interior pocket section formed within aid walls of said side rail, and said interior pocket section in with and having a width greater than said neck communication and trapping said fabric seat panel loop therein;

    each said first and second side rail further having an extension section defining a socket therein, wherein said extension section extends beyond said longitudinal channel defined in said side rail and said socket opens to an interior side of its associated said side rail; and

    a rigid cross member having a first end and a second end, wherein each one of said first end and said second end of said cross member is dimensioned and configured to be received in close cooperation by one of said sockets.

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