Texas Patents - Browse

Shock Absorber.
Patent for shock absorbers the permit bodily movement on one of the parts to which these devices are usually connected in a vehicle.
Supporting Bracket for Freezing Device
Patent for brackets used to hold edible fluids to be frozen.
Patent for a wrench that can also be used as a pipe. Illustrations included.
Shutter and Ventilator
Patent for a shutter that may be used as either window blinds or a ventilator. Illustrations included.
Well-Tube Holder
Patent for a well tube holder for removing pipes from wells and holding them in place. Illustrations included.
Patent for a display case for holding cheese. Illustrations included.
Patent for a horse releaser. Illustrations included.
Patent for a gate that can be opened or closed from a remote point, and can be locked with a latch. Illustrations included.
Agricultural Implement
Patent for an agricultural implement. This invention allows for the interchangeability of different blades. Illustration included.
Self-Locking, Nut.
Patent for a "simple and efficient device" for "securely holding a nut upon a bolt" (lines 76-77).
Patent for a durable cultivator. Illustration included.
Patent for a horseshoe. Illustration included.
Detachable Overshoe For Horseshoes
Patent for a detachable overshoe for horseshoes. Illustration included.
Tool For Removing Floors, Ceilings, Sidings, &c.
Patent for a tool that removes floors, ceilings, sidings, and more. Illustration included.
Adjustable Arch for Cultivators
Patent for an adjustable arch for cultivators.
Acetylene-Gas Generator
Patent for an improved acetylene-gas generator with a carbid receptacle on top of of the gasometer an an improved automated valve mechanism to assist with gas maintenance.
Wire-Fence Stay
Patent for wire fence stay that is used for securing wire lines.
Patent for a hinge-gainer related to "certain improvements in devices of that class employed for cutting a gain or mortise in a door-jam or door for the reception of a hinge. The object of the invention is to provide an improved machine or tool in which all the parts may be readily and accurately adjusted to cut recesses of different width, height, and depth" (Lines 8-16).
Patent for an improved plow, which can support a rudder-blade adapted for use with a middle-breaker moldboard.
Patent for " a new coin holder that holds coins of different denominations in given amounts for circulating purposes," (lines 8-9) including instructions and illustrations.
Patent for "a new and improved cotton-distributer to provide a means for equalizing the distribution of cotton to a series of connected receptacles and for retaining the cotton in the receptacles until it is desirable to deliver it to the hoppers or feed devices for cotton-gins." (lines 5-10) including instructions and illustrations.
Pneumatic Conveyor and Cleaner.
Patent for "a pneumatic cotton conveyer and cleaner designed for carrying seed-cotton from a wagon or the like to a gin-house or warehouse or other receptacle or place of storage and for cleaning the cotton while the same is being so conveyed." (lines 8-13) including illustrations.
Patent for new bailing press that that improves "hay-presses of the full circle or continuous type for baling hay, straw, and the like." (lines 8-10) Illustrations included.
Patent for a new and useful churn, including instructions and illustrations.
Patent for a new and useful level of " that class embodying a pivoted index-finger operating in conjunction with a graduated dial" (line 7 10).
Patent for a new and useful hydrocarbon burner, including instructions and illustrations.
Automatic Bench Clamp And Dog.
Patent for a new and useful automatic bench clamp and dog.
Patent for a simple, inexpensive and efficient wrench device, which is "capable of extracting nails and of being used as a screw-driver without interchanging any of the parts or substituting one part for another" (line 14 - 17).
Combined Plow and Planter.
Patent for a new and useful improvements in a combined plow and planter which "can be readily adapted for planting different kinds of seed, such as corn, cotton, cane, and the like" (line 21 - 23).
Patent for "constructing a fumigator that the fire in the combustion-chamber may be caused to burn more rapidly in one part than in another, whereby the proportions of vapors and fumes may be governed at will." (Lines 45-50) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Patent for "an improved form of brace having a V-guide which is substantially right-angled and mechanism mounted therein for driving a bit so arranged that the crank-arm of the handle may turn in a corner without striking the wall or without striking the wall or without striking a plane support should the guide rest thereon when boring a hole." (Lines 12-19) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Bit-Brace with Right-Angled V-Guide Frame.
Patent for a bit-brace with right-angled V-guide frame, with description and illustrations.
Hand Seed-Planter.
Patent for an improvement in hand-seed planters, designed especially for cotton-seed. The seeds are spit out the bottom through a series of springs, pins, and plungers.
Patent for an automatic churn, which churns up and down and rotationally. To operate, turn a crank and a gear inside the churn moves the blades.
Patent for a metallic produce basket. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Patent for a hay-press where "the plunger or traverser is arranged in a suitable frame and is drawn toward its rearward position by means of a spring. rods are connected to the opposite sides of the plunger or traverser, and these are in turn connected to a cross-head, which in turn is connected with a pitman provided on its outer end with a hook that engages mechanism to give it a motion which imparts a reciprocating motion to the plunger" (lines 15-25).
Patent for a simple and efficient baling-press that has an improved press-box and plunger-operating power. The connections between the power and the plunger will be lighter and the feed-opening of the press-box will be closed automatically. The machine has a continuously-rotating operating wheel that allows for an easier way to engage and disengage the pitman.
Cotton Loading and Weighing Device.
Patent for a simple, inexpensive, and efficient cotton loading and weighing device for wagons. It can be easily put onto or removed from any wagon. This invention has a unique way of "clamping-loop or wire support by means of which the main inclined beam or support of the device is firmly and securely upheld and braced with relation to the tail-gate of a wagon with which said clamping frame or loop is adapted to engage" (lines 25-31).
Patent for a hose-coupling that is "simple and economic in construction and which shall be capable of rapid and ready action without use of any tool for manipulating the same" (lines 14-17).
Means for Fumigating
Patent for a means of fumigating.
Brace for Boring Holes, &c.
Patent for a brace for boring holes through window sashes. It was invented "to enable [the inventor] the more quickly and better to apply my "sash lock", patented July 19, 1892, and numbered 479,152, but may be used for other purposes" (lines 20-23).
Automatic Drop-Lid for Bins or Boxes.
Patent for "boxes or bins for store counters and shelves; and it has for its object to provide certain improvements in the lid devices for boxes or bins, so as to avoid the many objections to hinged lids, which interfere with free access to the interior of the box or bin when the same is used under the counter or on shelves" (lines 8-15).
Fire-Extinguisher for Cotton-Gins.
Patent for an improved, simple, and durable fire extinguisher that can be used quickly conveniently, and effectively to extinguish a fire in a cotton gin. The extinguisher is built into the gin. The gin has a hole in its top, a lint chute on one side, a valve that closes the hole, a valve that closes the lint chute, a connection between the valves, and a rope that connects the valves to a guide.
Patent for an improved and simple combination padlock that only opens if the operator knows the combination, and it can be used with watch charms, bracelet locks, valises, trunks, bicycles, tool chests, writing desks, store rooms, and similar articles.
Attachment for Pianos or Organs
Patent for "an attachment that can be used on pianos or organs, whereby the manipulation of the keys is greatly facilitated and playing upon the instrument greatly simplified, and the attachment is especially designed for those who do not to any great extent understand music or beginners who find it difficult to make the several chords in any particular key, the device being capable of ready attachment to the keyboard of any piano or organ and removed when not required for use" (lines 27-37).
Patent for a new sash fastener, so that the fastener itself is improved upon by the implimentation of a half-hollow cylindar. "The purpose of this cylinder is more for appearance than any actual service, because when the lock is put on the rail of the sash, as shown in Fig. 1, part of it will be seen through the glass from the outside, and the cylinder can be made ornamental and would look much neater than the lock would without it" (lines 87-89)
Patent for an improved fumigator that's primary purpose is to kill insects within corn storage units without damaging either the corn or the building. Illustration included.
Patent for improvements in snap-hooks in which it “formed of a single blank of wire and consisting of the strap-receiving loop having the long and the short terminal, the latter at its end bent or coiled about the former and the former extended to form an eye and the former extended to form an eye and rear-wardly disposed and terminating in rear of the point of connection between the terminals and opposite said point provided with the inward bend 6, forming a passage narrower than the width of the ring.” (Lines 67-77) Illustration is included.
Patent for a meat-cutter designed for making meat tender by "running it back and forth under the knives and cutting the meat both ways," (lines 30-31) including illustrations.
Quilting-Frame for Sewing-Machines.
Patent for improvement in quilting-frames by providing “screw-eyes on the end pieces of the frame for the purpose of holding the frame together and at the same time serving to run in the rollers to carry the frame along,” (Lines 25-31) and an interchangeable roller-gages would enable either straight or curved or fancy quilting to be done. Illustration is included.