‘ Oct. 22, 1946. J. c. SHIKLES ~ mains BOOTH ' 2,409,805 Filed June 26, 1945 (jam Patented Oct. 22, 1946 2,409,805 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE 2,409,805 DINING BOOTH John C. Shikles, St. Louis, Mo. Application June 26, 1945, Serial No. 601,687 6 Claims. (Cl. 155-423) 1 2 more particularly to a dining booth of the port colors and patterns. Table 1 may be suitably decorated and may be provided with various ?x able type. tures such as electric outlets, telephone plug con A main object of the invention is to provide a novel and improved dining booth structure char nections, and the like. acterized by simplicity and compactness of structure. A further object of the invention is to provide an improved dining booth structure which is adapted to be readily moved from one location to 10 may have any desired contour such as square, rectangular, curved, and the like. In each case however, the benches are constructed to follow the adjacent contour of the table. While a speci?c embodiment of a dining booth structure has been disclosed in the foregoing de scription, it will be understood that various modi ?cations within the spirit of the invention may This invention relates to dining booths, and another and to be quickly and easily ?xed in a desired location. _ ' Instead of being round, the table and benches Further objects and advantages of the inven occur to those skilled in the art. Therefore it is tion will appear from the following description and claims, and from the accompanying draw 15 intended that no limitations be placed on the ing, wherein: ' Figure 1 is a top view of a dining booth in ac invention other than as de?ned by the scope of the appended claims. What is claimed is: l. A dining booth comprising a platform, a tion, of the dining booth of Figure 1. 20 table mounted centrally of said platform, said table being smaller in size but generally similar Figure 3 is a detail view showing the structure in shape to said platform, and a pair of benches of a brake element employed in the dining booth mounted oppositely on said platform, said of this invention. Referring to the drawing, I desigates a cir benches following the peripheral contour of said cular platform forming the floor of the dining 25 platform at their outer sides and following the booth. Platform I is built up of a center strip 2 contour of said table at their inner sides, each and a pair of segmental side sections 3, 3 secured bench comprising a seat portion and ‘a back rest cordance with this invention. Figure 2 is an elevational view, partly in sec to center strip 2 by strap members 4. Platform portion, said benches being spaced at their ends I is supported on a plurality of casters 5, said to form entrance passageways into the booth. casters being concealed from view by a depend 30 2. The structure of claim 1, and wherein said ing skirt member 6 provided at the peripheral table is circular. edge of platform I. 3. The structure of claim 1, and wherein said Mounted in the center of platform I is a cir platform is mounted on casters and wherein brake cular table 1 and under said table a circular foot means are provided to fix the platform in a de rest bar 8 is provided, said foot rest being sup 35 sired location. . ported by appropriate brackets in spaced relation 4. A dining booth comprising a circular plat to platform I. V form, a circular table mounted centrally of said Mounted on each of segmental side sections platform, said table being of smaller size than 3, 3 in concentric relation to platform I is an said platform, and a pair of arcuately shaped arcuate upholstered bench 9, said bench compris 40 benches mounted oppositely on said platform, ing a seat portion I0, which follows the contour said benches following the peripheral contour of of table ‘I, and a back rest portion ll concen said platform at their outer sides and following trically related to seat portion I0. The benches the contour of said table at their inner sides, each 9 terminate adjacent center strip‘ 2 to provide bench comprising an arcuate seat portion and an entrance passageways for the booth at each end 45 arcuate back rest portion, said benches being of said center strip. The lower portions of each spaced at their ends to form two entrance pas bench carry bracket members [2, each of said sageways into the booth. bracket members having pivotally mounted 5. The structure of claim 4, and wherein a cir thereon a brake member I3 comprising an ec cular foot rest bar is provided under said table, centric cam member I4 provided with a rubber 50 said foot rest bar being supported in spaced rela foot portion l5, an arm l6 being provided on said tion to said platform and being concentrically ar cam member for rotating it from a free position, ranged with respect to the table. such as shown in dotted view in Figure 3, to a 6. The structure of claim 4, and wherein said braking position, shown in full view in Figure 3. platform is supported on casters, and wherein a When the brake members I3 are in the free posi 55 plurality of brake members are provided at the tion the booth may be moved on casters 5 to a de side portions of the booth, said brake members sired location and may be. ?xed in said location comprising eccentric cams adapted at times to be by rotating arms [6 outwardly to frictionally en rotated into frictional engagement with the sup gage the rubber foot portions IS with the ?oor. porting surface of the booth. The benches 9 may be constructed of any suit 60 able material and may be decorated in various JOHN G. 5HIKLES.