Portable work holding device and assembly

  • US 9,079,464 B2
  • Filed: 11/21/2011
  • Issued: 07/14/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/21/2011
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A work holding device, comprising:

  • a first jaw piece having an elongated first connection member for connecting the work holding device to a support, the first connection member defining a first passage, the first connection member being configured as a generally square elongated tube shaped for mounting in a receiver hitch of a vehicle, the first connection member having a first end at the first jaw piece and a second end;

    a second jaw piece having an elongated second connection member positionable within the first passage and defining a second passage in communication with the first passage, the second connection member having a first end at the second jaw piece and a second end opposite the first end, the second passage being in communication with the first passage at the second end of the second connection member; and

    a spindle assembly movably connecting the second jaw piece to the first jaw piece, the spindle assembly configured to move the second jaw piece with respect to the first jaw piece to create a clamping pressure when an object is placed between the first jaw piece and the second jaw piece, the second end of the second connection member being enclosed within the first connection member regardless of the position of the second jaw relative to the first jaw.

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