Tuesday Toolsday Giveaway: Win a Circular Saw

Last Tuesday we posted a photo of a scary-looking knife and asked you to tell us what material it was designed to cut.  Most everyone answered correctly — it was a hay cutter.

We randomly picked one winner from all the comments and that winner is Rober Yerxa from Plymouth, MN.

In the spirit of Halloween, our last few mystery tools have all looked like horror-movie killing devices. To continue our demented theme, post a comment (click “comment” above) and tell us what job this pointy tool was originally designed to do.

Next Tuesday, we will randomly pick one of the comments from this post, and that lucky person will receive a Skil Saw circular saw. The 2.3hp saw sports a 7-1/4″, 18-tooth carbide blade. Cutting a straight line is easy with this saw’s two-point-line-of-sight feature, and it has a rear-lever depth adjustment to assure you will cut to your desired length.

You still have a little time to trick out your yard for Halloween.  Create a haunted graveyard to greet your trick or treaters — we’ve got project instructions for making tombstones, coffins and giant spiders. Plus, all sorts of ideas on how you can carve your jack o’ lantern.    

On Tuesday, November 1, we will select the winner of the Skil Saw circular saw then start up a new giveaway for another tool, which will be given away the Tuesday after that.

You have until November 1, 2011, 2:00pm (ET) to enter to win the circular saw

Official Rules.

1,441 Responses

  1. jhunsi says:

    pic or awl

  2. frank says:

    I've seen this tool in my dentist office!

  3. jerry vlasaty says:

    scrape out old grout

  4. T.S says:


  5. Timothy Hobon says:

    It looks like an old dentistry tool, like to check cavities.

  6. Andrea Ryan says:

    a shoe making tool

  7. twindee3 says:

    meat pick

  8. Maury Lewis says:

    ice hook to move blocks of ice.

  9. John Crovelle says:

    This is obviously an eye booger remover…….. its safe, effective, removes eye boogers and somtimes eyes. jC

  10. Heather says:

    tool to measure hat bands

  11. azkodiac says:


  12. Pornpimon Kirdpirote says:

    This is something to pick with

  13. Jan Thomas says:

    This is a pick tool.

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  15. kim avery says:


  16. melissa says:


    fish hook

  17. lindsay says:


    meat hook

  18. michele says:


    meat hook

  19. olean price says:

    Its an ice pick to pick up the ice

  20. tom lyons says:

    hoof pick

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  22. carol kiser says:

    i need a new skill saw

  23. Ann P. says:

    Is it used to pick food from between your teeth?

  24. liz says:



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