Patent Number: 6,193,125

Title: Locking tool holder

Abstract: An apparatus comprises a base plate having features enabling mounting on a person's belt or pocket. A cradling device is adapted for receiving a hand tool and for clamping the hand tool A biasing device is adapted for moving the tool clamping device between a tool receiving position and a tool clamping position so as to make the tool available for use and to place the tool within reach when it is needed respectively. When the tool is removed from the clamping device the it is automatically unclamped. When the tool is placed into the clamping device it is automatically clamped in place.

Inventors: Grover; Ralph Ernest (Costa Mesa, CA)


International Classification: A45F 5/02 (20060101); A45F 5/00 (20060101); B25H 3/00 (20060101); F16M 13/02 (20060101); A45C 015/00 ()

Expiration Date: 02/27/2018