Toolsday Giveaway: Win a Paint Sprayer

Last Toolsday, we showed you a picture of a circular device and asked you to tell us what it is used for. It wasn’t as tricky as we thought it would be — most people knew that it is used to make bows (the kind you put on birthday presents, not shoot arrows).

We randomly picked one winner out of all last week’s comments and that lucky person is Perry Kacik,who thought the mystery tool was used to make deck railing.  Way off Perry, but you still win, you’ve got one week to reply to our email before we pick another winner.    

Next Tuesday, we will be giving away a Black & Decker paint sprayer.  Tackle DIY projects quicker and smoother by using a paint sprayer.  With this Black and Decker two-speed model you can paint up to 5x faster than using a paintbrush or roller. The easy-fill canister allows for fast refills or to make it even easier, the paint can be directly fed from the can. When it comes to clean up, the paint can be flushed out the sprayer without taking the whole thing apart.

To win the Black & Decker paint sprayer, post a comment (click “comment” above) and tell us what these mystery items are used for, and no, they are not musical instruments.  You don’t have to answer correctly to win; we will randomly pick one winner.

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On Tuesday, July 3, 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 July 3, 2012, 2:00pm (ET) to enter to win the Black & Decker paint sprayer.  

Official Rules.

1,632 Responses

  1. Jeanie says:

    I have a lot of fence to paint and this would really make cut down on the project time!

  2. Denitsa says:


  3. cindy says:

    those 2 egg shape things are used to saw socks when get a hole in them.

  4. Esther day says:

    Mallets to set blocks

  5. Karen says:

    im going to say that they could be used to mash garlic since im a cook..

  6. JoAnn Gay says:

    They look like maracas that were used to make music.

  7. JoAnn Gay says:

    Theylook like thetol my mom used to stretch shoes.

  8. Ray says:

    Used to darn socks…

  9. lori says:

    used for darning socks

  10. jaimee says:

    shoe stretcher

  11. spencer says:

    when you sew a piced of cloth into something that looks like a jacket tie. You can use those to turn it right side out.

  12. Courtney says:

    My fiance sure would love this!

  13. Bernd Meier says:

    Those things look like for darning socks

  14. lori says:

    Spindles for mixing?

  15. william moody says:

    those are ued by the three stooges to hit each other in the head.

  16. Bill says:

    Wooden mallets to use with hand carving or engraving tools.

  17. Art says:

    Looks like a shaper tool, to give a special wave to something.

  18. Steve says:

    rolling dough!!

  19. Bernd Meier says:

    Head Bangers ???

  20. Charlie says:

    used to finish under ground cable splices..

  21. Brad says:

    Chair legs

  22. Michael A. King says:

    Used to produce a desired state of unconsciousness when used liberally.

  23. DeBeeDeB says:


  24. rickey says:

    round pins for leather.

  25. Sondra Brazier says:

    Homemade maracas


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