Patents by Inventor James E. Van Tuyl

James E. Van Tuyl has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 4878325
    Abstract: An adjustable, reusable door frame includes in cross-section, a first L-shaped member (C) and a second L-shaped member (G) which overlap sheet rock surfaces (B, BB) of an untrimmed wall opening. The first member has a first projection (D.sub.p) which includes a doorstop extension (C.sub.e) which projection overlaps a second projection (G.sub.p) of the second member. A mounting leg extending projection (D) extends from an inside surface of the first memeber and attaches to a mounting bracket (H). Bracket (H) is attached to a stud (A) which defines an inside face of the untrimmed opening. An attaching bracket (E) extends between the first and second members and is fastened thereto by fasteners. A hinge side assembly includes slotted holes (FF) through which fasteners securing attaching bracket (E) extend. When door hinges are mounted to the hinge side assembly, the fasteners securing the door frame together are covered.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 1988
    Date of Patent: November 7, 1989
    Inventors: James E. Van Tuyl, Clifford A. Larson