Patents by Inventor Joseph W. Spehle

Joseph W. Spehle 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: 7063006
    Abstract: A fire pit grill apparatus includes a housing that has a top wall, a bottom wall and a perimeter wall extending between the top and bottom walls. A motor is mounted in the housing. A drive shaft is mechanically coupled to the motor and is rotated when the motor is turned on. The drive shaft extends through and is rotatably coupled to a panel. Each of a plurality of legs has an upper end pivotally coupled to the panel. A sleeve is positioned on the drive shaft which is selectively couplable along a length of the drive shaft. A plurality of hooks is attached to the sleeve. A grill includes a perimeter edge having a plurality of tethers attached thereto. Each of the tethers is removably attached to one of the hooks to suspend the grill from the drive shaft. The grill is rotated when the motor is turned on.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2004
    Date of Patent: June 20, 2006
    Inventors: Darlene V. Spehle, Joseph W. Spehle