Hand tool

  • US 7,350,839 B2
  • Filed: 05/09/2003
  • Issued: 04/01/2008
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/14/2002
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. An improved hand tool comprising:

  • an elongated handle member coupled to a tool head;

    a junction between the elongated handle member and a surface of the tool head defining an elongated interface;

    a first weld provided at least partially along the elongated interface so that the tool head is rigidly attached to a lower end of the elongated handle member;

    a step portion extending from the tool head and having a recess that receives the elongated handle member; and

    a second weld between the step portion and the elongated handle member proximate the recess.

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