Toolsday Giveaway: Win a Studfinder Wall Scanner

Last Toolsday we asked you to identify a strange-looking tool with a few gears and some spikes. Most people knew exactly what the tool was – an apple peeler. 

We randomly picked one winner out of all last week’s comments and that lucky person is Dan who also guessed correctly. Congrats Dan, you have one week to reply to our email before we pick another winner.

Next Tuesday, we will be giving away a Bosch Wall Scanner.  The multi-mode detector can be used on almost any surface to locate wood studs, metal objects and live wires, and let you know exactly which one it is. It can detect items over four inches deep. The illuminated LCD display and ergonomic handle make it easy to use.

To win the Bosch Wall Scanner, post a comment (click “comment” above) and tell us what the tool pictured below is used for. You don’t have to answer correctly to win; we will randomly pick one winner.

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On Tuesday, February 28, we will select the winner then start up a new giveaway for another tool, which will be given away the Tuesday after that.

You have until February 28, 2012, 2:00pm (ET) to enter to win the Bosch Wall Scanner.  

Official Rules.

1,424 Responses

  1. Z. Valentin says:

    Its used to make a straigth line in the wall to hang pictures straigth.

  2. darlene wright says:

    do not know

  3. Michael Mallick says:

    Pipe Vise to hold Pipe so you can Thread it

  4. Cheryl W says:

    Looks like I have to go with a pipe cutter also.

  5. tom daggett says:

    wire cuter

  6. Brian says:

    Used for the literal saying as in; Cut off your nose to spite your face.
    If you really can't see the forest for the trees……her's your tool.

  7. sherri p says:

    a camera stand

  8. Geno says:

    cast iron pipe cutter

  9. Mike Kraetz says:

    cuts plastic pipe

  10. william moody says:

    old pipe cutter type vise.

  11. Twig says:

    cast iron cutter

  12. margarita tejeda says:

    looks like a wire stretcher of some kind

  13. rickey says:

    pipe cutter

  14. Joseph says:

    Pipe cutter ….i think

  15. @dwardian says:

    pipe cutter or threader

  16. dwightsjenn says:

    its used to clip horns on animals

  17. Jeff B. says:

    potato chip flattener

  18. melanie says:

    survey equipment?

  19. Joe says:

    pipe cutter

  20. Bob says:

    Antique Pipe Cutter

  21. d armbruster says:

    It's a cattle dehorner.

  22. annbayes says:

    i think it is a tree/bush limb trimmer

  23. bobby j says:

    pipe cutter

  24. Tmann says:

    Dehorn tool

  25. Brian says:

    It is a cutter; However it is used by a lineman to cut cable


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