Bracket for snow shovel

  • US 7,216,907 B1
  • Filed: 01/24/2006
  • Issued: 05/15/2007
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/24/2006
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A shovel, comprising:

  • an elongated shaft;

    a bracket having a hollow cylinder formed to receive the shaft, a support member, and a support plate;

    the support member having a concave arcuate bottom surface formed to receive a curved portion of a blade and a vertical edge that extends along the support plate;

    the support plate being connected to the blade at a bottom edge;

    the support plate having a plurality of support fins that extend from the hollow cylinder;

    the support plate having a plurality of slots positioned between the fins; and

    the support member receiving the blade at the concave arcuate bottom surface and being connected to the support plate at the vertical edge such that the support member is disposed between the support plate and blade in wedge fashion.

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