Abstract

A method for assembling massive parts that are useful for building wooden chalets or houses including timbers that are built in two by two, three by three, or four by four, connected through dovetailing, and, optionally, by gluing them together, to obtain massive laminated timber blocks. These massive laminated timber blocks can be filled to form …

Legal parties

Party
Inventors (applicants): Jim Riviere, Alain Florentin Mandoce
Agents: Oliff & Berridge, PLC (attorney)

The application was examined by Chi Q Nguyen (USPTO dept. 3635)

Claims

  • 1. A method of assembling massive parts, useful for building wooden chalets or buildings, comprising …
  • 2. The method of assembling massive parts according to claim 1 , comprising: …
  • 3. The method of assembling massive parts according to claim 1 , further comprising: …

International priority data

WO: PCT/IB2008/002168 / Aug. 20, 2008 (international)
FR: 05 00601 / Jan. 20, 2005 (national)

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Brief Description of the Drawings

FIGS. 1 and 2 show an assembly of timbers in twos or in threes with dove-tailed assemblies. FIG. 3 shows an assembly of a three girders block. FIG. …

Description

Background

This invention relates to the field of construction, more precisely to the field of the building of massive or laminated wooden chalets. More particularly, it has as a subject matter …

Other Patent Relations

This application is a continuation-in-part of U.S. patent application Ser. No. 11/795,371 filed Jul. 16, 2007, abandoned and the present application is a 371 of Pct/IB2008/002168 filed Aug. …

Detailed Description

The passage may be also be achieved by boring on one of the timbers as shown on FIGS. 10 and 11 for blocks in twos or in threes. The process …

More details about Complete Assembling of Massive Elements

Miscellaneous patent data

Particularly claims a method of assembling massive parts, useful for building wooden chalets…, the drawings include the following: Pictures, in a schematic view, Complete Assembling of Massive Elements, timbers in twos or in threes, three girders block, developed by Jim Riviere et al., the applicant's first name is Jim, and his last name is Riviere, the grant number is 08662120, similar patents are classified under Driving means, Arrangements of gauging means specially designed for corner-locking machines, Dovetailed work, Tenons, Making tongues or grooves, Groove-and-tongue jointed work, Finger-joints, Anvil, chopping or splitting block, Work Guide, Shaping and dividing, Stapling machines, Punching Cutter, equipped with chain cutters, Polygonal rotary cutter having convex bit seat, the application was published on Feb. 18, 2011, an application examiner - Chi Q Nguyen (3635 USPTO department), the primary classification Of interengaging work parts has been designated to the document, the patent extension term is 138 days, the invention is titled Complete Assembling of Massive Elements, 23 figures are supplied with the description, the protection scope is defined by 18 claims, the known agent's company is Oliff & Berridge, PLC, the invention description is illustrated by 23 drawings, the inventor's name is Jim Riviere, the patent was granted on Mar. 4, 2014, the exemplary claims include number 1, numbered 12/932,199 (application).

Invention classification information

The invention is classified under Dovetail-type key, Of interengaging work parts, Spline having particular shape (bone, arrow, dovetail, etc.), Dovetailed work, Tenons, Making tongues or grooves, Groove-and-tongue jointed work, Finger-joints, Tie placed in preformed opposed openings, Log Wall-Type Construction. The designated search classifications include Key on angularly related edges or faces, Having integral key, Block type having vertical and horizontal keys, Spline having particular shape (bone, arrow, dovetail, etc.), Of interengaging work parts, Keys, mortises, or key and mortise on opposed faces or edges, Log Wall-Type Construction, Dovetail-type key, Having mortise with internal space, Tie along and within edge or face groove; e.g., spline, Tie placed in preformed opposed openings.

Patent details
Publication number 08662120
Publication date Mar. 4, 2014
Kind code B2
Application number 12/932,199
Application date Feb. 18, 2011
Application type U
Application series code 12
Extension term 138
National classification 144/347
Total number of claims 18
Exemplary claims 1
Number of drawings 23
Number of figures 23
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