Patent Number: 6,308,969

Title: Panel device

Abstract: The invention comprises a portable drywall roller device. The device has aframe with a horizontal plate and a horizontal groove across the plate for receiving the lower edge of the a drywall panel. The device has a pair of wheels with one wheel mounted on a rotatable caster mechanism on one side of the device and another wheel rotatably mounted on a horizontal axis extending across the device toward the caster wheel. A sleeve is fixed to the plate and extends upward therefrom. A rod is slidably mounted in the sleeve and has a pair of legs at its lower end which are adapted to engage the ground, one on each side of the horizontal axis extending across the device to provide a lateral ground support for the two wheels. The rod has a forward extending hook at its upper end for mounting over the top of the drywall panel when the bottom of the drywall panel is in the horizontal groove to lock the drywall panel to the device. The device may be rolled along the floor to transport the panel to different locations using the two wheels to move the device with the lateral legs providing a lateral side to side support.

Inventors: Young; Roland O. (Grand Forks, ND)


International Classification: B62B 1/26 (20060101); B62B 1/00 (20060101); B62B 001/06 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018