US 10,888,163 B2
Foldable glider chair
Jordan Cook, Indianapolis, IN (US)
Assigned to Westfield Outdoor, Inc., Indianapolis, IN (US)
Filed by Westfield Outdoor, Inc., Indianapolis, IN (US)
Filed on Jun. 13, 2019, as Appl. No. 16/440,467.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/696,495, filed on Jul. 11, 2018.
Prior Publication US 2020/0015590 A1, Jan. 16, 2020
Int. Cl. A47C 3/025 (2006.01); A47C 4/28 (2006.01); A47C 7/70 (2006.01)
CPC A47C 3/0255 (2013.01) [A47C 4/283 (2013.01); A47C 7/70 (2013.01)] 26 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A foldable glider chair comprising:
a base comprising:
first and second front leg supports and first and second rear leg supports, the first front leg support being pivotally connected to the second front leg support, the first rear leg support being pivotally connected to the second rear leg support, the first front leg support and the first rear leg support being connected to a first lower leg support, the second front leg support and second rear leg support being connected to a second lower leg support, the first and second lower leg supports being configured to support the glider chair on a support surface, the first front leg support and the first rear leg support being connected to a first upper leg support, the second front leg support and second rear leg support being connected to a second upper leg support, the base being movable between an expanded position and a collapsed position, wherein in the expanded position, the first upper leg support is spaced from the second upper leg support at a first distance, and wherein in the collapsed position the first upper leg support is spaced from the second upper leg support at a second distance, and the first distance is greater than the second distance; and
a gliding seat frame comprising:
first and second front seat supports and first and second rear seat supports, the first front seat support being operatively pivotally connected to the second front seat support, the first rear seat support being operatively pivotally connected to the second rear seat support, the first front seat support and the first rear seat support being connected to a first upper seat support, the second front seat support and the second rear seat support being connected to a second upper seat support, the first and second upper seat supports being configured to support a seat of the glider chair, the first front seat support and the first rear seat support being operatively connected to a first lower seat support, the second front seat support and second rear seat support being operatively connected to a second lower seat support, the gliding seat frame being movable between an expanded position and a collapsed position, wherein in the expanded position, the first upper seat support is spaced from the second upper seat support at a third distance, and wherein in the collapsed position, the first upper seat support is spaced from the second upper seat support at a fourth distance, and the third distance is greater than the fourth distance; and
further comprising first and second front glide struts and first and second rear glide struts, the first lower seat support being pivotally connected with the first front glide strut and the first rear glide strut, the second lower seat support being pivotally connected to the second front glide strut and the second rear glide strut, the first front glide strut and the first rear glide strut each being pivotally connected to the first upper leg support, the second front glide strut and the second rear glide strut each being operatively pivotally connected to the second upper leg support.