Patent Number: 6,305,679

Title: Ski and snowboard supporting stand and method of employing same

Abstract: A portable stand for holding snowboards and skis horizontal and upright during servicing, comprising two identical and free standing stations. Each station having one horizontal member having two temporarily connected support legs. The top surface of the horizontal member and the bottom surface of the support legs are covered with an anti-slip material. A two sided angular slot is centrally located along the top surface of the horizontal member for receiving an upright, base vertical, snowboard or ski for side edge servicing. The depth of the angular slot being approximately equal to one half the width of the widest portion of a typical ski and having a vertical wall and an inclined wall. A wedge dimensioned to mate with the angular slot rests within the angular slot and a means for securing the wedge within the angular slot is provided. The angular slot and wedge are sized to receive the snowboard and ski individually when either is positioned uprightly between the vertical wall of the angular slot and vertical wall of the wedge. A method for employing the angular slot, the wedge and the means for securing the wedge within the slot for firmly holding both the snowboard and the ski individually upright within the angular slot also forms part of the present invention.

Inventors: Brill; Donald James (Wilmington, DE)


International Classification: A63C 5/00 (20060101); A63C 5/16 (20060101); B23Q 003/02 ()

Expiration Date: 10/23/2018