US 11,653,747 B2
Method and apparatus for multi-attachment accessory holder
Michael V. Hoeger, Appleton, WI (US)
Assigned to Illinois Tool Works Inc., Glenview, IL (US)
Filed by Illinois Tool Works Inc., Glenview, IL (US)
Filed on Jul. 29, 2020, as Appl. No. 16/941,838.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/881,659, filed on Aug. 1, 2019.
Prior Publication US 2021/0030144 A1, Feb. 4, 2021
Int. Cl. A45F 5/02 (2006.01); A45F 5/00 (2006.01)
CPC A45F 5/004 (2013.01) [A45F 5/021 (2013.01); A45F 2005/006 (2013.01); A45F 2005/008 (2013.01)] 18 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A multi-attachment accessory holder, comprising:
an ancillary accessory having a first end and a second end, wherein the ancillary accessory is configured to removably attach the multi-attachment accessory holder to an object;
a main body configured to couple a first side of the main body to a welding accessory via a tongue and groove technique;
a magnet tray on the main body configured to hold a magnet; and
one or more coupling points on the main body configured to engage a corresponding coupling point positioned at the first end of the ancillary accessory, wherein the corresponding coupling point is a dowel pin, and at least one of the one or more coupling points comprises a receiving portion configured to accept the dowel pin.