Patents by Inventor Mark R. Houg

Mark R. Houg 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: 7228921
    Abstract: An ice auger covering apparatus includes a housing that has a bottom wall and a peripheral wall that is attached to and extends upwardly from the bottom wall. The housing has a break therein so that the housing includes a first portion and a second portion. The first and second portions are hingedly coupled together and biased toward each other in a closed position. A plurality of blade engaging members is provided. Each of the blade engaging members is configured to receive an edge of a bottom blade. The blade engaging members are attached to an inner surface of the peripheral wall. A pointed end of the ice auger is extendable into the housing and bottom blades of the auger engaged with the blade engaging members so that the housing covers the pointed end and the bottom blades.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2005
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2007
    Inventors: Daniel K. Houg, Mark R. Houg