Toolsday Giveaway: Win a Framing Nailer

Hardly anyone correctly guessed the identity of last week’s Toolsday mystery gadget — it was a bracelet form used by a jewelry maker.  A lot of people thought it was part of a car brake, and quite a few thought it had something to do with plumbing, and many others guessed that it was a piece of a router.  

We randomly picked the winner from all the comments, and that lucky person is Jane, who thought it was a seal for a toilet.  Not even close, Jane, but you still win. You have one week to reply to our email before we pick another winner.

Next Tuesday, we will be giving away a Grip-Rite Framing Nailer.  This powerhouse tool can handle the toughest framing applications, but its lightweight housing and ergonomic design make it easy to use for hours at a time.  The Grip-Rite shoots 2-inch to 3-1/2-inch paper tape collated, clipped head nails.  It has an aggressive toe nailing claw for easy toe nailing and it comes equipped with a rotating rafter hook. 

October 31 is not that far off, it’s time to start decorating and planning your Halloween bash.  We’ve got cute decorating projects that cost no more than $5 and they’re easy-peasy to put together.  If you’re throwing a kid’s party we’ve got fun ways to decorate and yummy treats for the little ones. For the adults, find cocktail recipes and ideas for creating a spooky beverage bar.

To enter the Grip-Rite Framing Nailer giveaway, post a comment (click “comment” above) and tell us what these strange-looking things (pictured below) are used for? You don’t have to answer correctly to win; we will randomly pick one winner from this post.

On Tuesday, October 2, 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 October 2, 2012, 2:00pm (ET) to enter to win the Grip-Rite Framing Nailer.  

Official Rules.

1,791 Responses

  1. Loriace says:

    Metal melting pot and pouring spout

  2. Steve says:

    Scoop to pour hot wax into molds

  3. Diane S. says:

    Antique measuring cup .Melt,pour shape melted metal.

  4. Bill says:

    it pours liquid metal.

  5. Chris Pepkowski says:

    It's a combination hammer and rain catcher

  6. Sarah says:

    They are used for melting and pouring metals

  7. linkis says:

    Measure for gunpowder.

  8. ALAN ROBERTS says:

    lead bullet maker

  9. countrycathy says:

    It is an early brass gun powder measurer.

  10. M. Parker says:

    A smelting cup. Melting and pouring of any type of metals – iron – steal – lead – gold

  11. Gary Steinberg says:

    Brass Gun Powder Measure ▼An Early Brass Gun Powder Measure. This is a brass adjustable container allowing the rifleman to measure the exact quantity of black powder with which to charge the rifle for a single shot. There are 3 measures and the units start at 1 oz through 1¼ oz in units of “Oz Shot”. The handle is made of turned Lignum Vitae exotic wood.

  12. rono says:

    lead melting pot and shaper

  13. Debbii says:

    It is a small hammer. The hole is used to put things in to make the hammer heavier.

  14. CHRISTINE KATRANSKY says:

    melt lead in it then pour it in the mold

  15. EZ2BMEaz123 says:

    A dual-use item used to both pour and tap soft metals into shape.

  16. Joe says:

    Used to pour lead

  17. TomO says:

    lead melting ladle

  18. Sim says:

    I wonder if ole Dan'l Boon used one of these gun powder measuring tools when he chilled a bar under that tree?

  19. Ashly Bauer says:

    Melting metal ??

  20. Tracy says:

    Wax Melter

  21. Caroline says:

    Used to pour oil

  22. Judy says:

    I can see the measure slide so I also say it's to measure metal before pouring into a form and tapping down..

  23. Dan says:

    For tasting whiskey.

  24. colleen says:

    it is to taste beer out of the barrel

  25. Renata C. says:

    Measures liquid solder for pouring and can be heated in the brass!

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