Site-Assembled Pool and Method of Assembly

Patent No. 8,186,126

Issued: May 29, 2012
Filed: March 4, 2009

Inventor: Vultaggio; Richard (Vestal, NY)


A site-assembled enclosure of the present invention includes a plurality of upstanding staves arranged side-by-side and held together by top and bottom rails. The enclosure is preferably a pool including a coping extending entirely around and in releasably secured relation to the rails that fasten the upper ends of the staves together and a flexible liner and cover releasably secured to the coping. The wooden staves include opposing vertical edges interconnecting the two staves. The leveling gauge for leveling a construction area preferably includes a threaded rod, a pivot bracket rotatably mounted on the threaded rod, a board extending from the pivot bracket, and a level mounted on the board. A method of assembling an enclosure is also described.

Reference to Related Applications

This is a continuation-in-part patent application of co-pending application Ser. No. 10/919,127, filed Aug. 16, 2004, entitled "SITE ASSEMBLED POOL". The aforementioned application is hereby incorporated herein by reference.


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