Toolsday Giveaway: Win a Jawhorse Workstation

Last Toolsday, we posted a photo of a rectangular object with scalloped edges and asked you to tell us what it is.  Most people thought it was some kind of form or mold – we had guesses ranging from making pasta to cutting sod. But not too many people guessed the true material the mystery tool was designed to cut: leather.  

We randomly picked one winner from all the comments and that winner is jellybean22, who thought it was a brick mold.  Congrats Mr. or Ms. jellybean22, you have one week to reply to our email before we pick another winner.

For next week’s giveaway, take a look at the gadget pictured on the left, then post a comment (click “comments” above) and tell us what it is.  Next Tuesday we will randomly pick one of the comments from this post and that lucky person will receive a Rockwell RK900 Jawhorse.  The portable Jawhorse workstation can clamp up to 1 ton of anything you can imagine, letting you work hands-free no matter what you’re working on or where you’re working. Its solid all-steel construction provides exceptional strength and there are no moving plastic parts to break. The Jawhorse folds down to about the size of a piece of carry-on luggage. so you can easily tuck it away when the job is done.

On a different note: Is your kitchen in need of a facelift but you’re short on funds?  We’ve got some creative ways to re-do your backsplash that will cost you less than $50.  Plus, we’ve got kitchen storage projects for all DIY skill levels.  

On Tuesday, January 24, we will select the winner of the Rockwell Jawhorse workstation then start up a new giveaway for another tool, which will be given away the Tuesday after that.

You have until January 24, 2012, 2:00pm (ET) to enter to win the Rockwell Jawhorse

Official Rules.

2,877 Responses

  1. Gary says:

    Leather punch

  2. Neil says:

    A device for holding and cutting pipe

  3. Nicole S. says:

    An antique iron?
    Whatcha ma call it :)

  4. Noelle Collins says:

    I am gonna go with an old school meat tenderizer

  5. porkchop6209 says:

    I also think it is for snipping cigars

  6. Jeff Scheffer says:

    It's a chicken strangler. Much cleaner than lopping their heads off with an ax.

  7. Sherri says:

    it looks like it could be a pipe clamp

  8. Sophie G says:

    I'm going with a stretcher-leather-forming boots and other things…

  9. jimcon says:

    its a nut cracker

  10. Gaylene says:

    Pipe fitters holder

  11. Elaine says:

    It's a nutcracker

  12. Catherine Bloodworth says:

    holder for shaping ironwork

  13. Kerry says:

    nut cracker of some sort

  14. george says:

    makes holes in a belt

  15. sircurt says:

    a pipe clamp for bench work

  16. MichaelJ says:

    I think it is a nut cracker.

  17. Lori says:

    Looks some kind of hole puncher.

  18. drounds67 says:

    jar holder

  19. miatamel says:

    vice clamp

  20. Richard Grbich says:

    holds the hot iron for making horse shoes

  21. Ned C. says:

    REAL fancy hat and/or coat hook.

  22. jan says:

    a clamp to hold pipe or a pole in place while being worked on

  23. Andy F says:

    I'm stumped> weighted pliers.

  24. mbcgj says:

    It is a tool bag holder.

  25. John_Henry says:

    It's an antique Cigar Trimmer from a store. The big chunk of iron on the bottom keeps it sitting on the counter top so it won't flip over when you use it. Makes it pretty hard to stick it in your pocket and walk off with it too.


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