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. jimiwho says:

    used for melting metals for jewelry or ammo

  2. Gary C says:

    Tool used to snuff out the flame on a wick lantern.

  3. Susan says:

    Ladle for melting soft medals!

  4. Brigette Streeper says:

    It melts metal. Brigettestreeper(at)yahoo(dot)com

  5. joseph says:

    liquid measuring cup

  6. keabler says:

    frog knocker. When you catch a frog, ya bonks em on the head.

  7. smartinrealty says:

    To put metal in and melt it and then pour it from.

  8. Debbii says:

    As I said yesterday, it holds liquid metal. The hammer on the other end is used to pound it into shape.

  9. Vic says:

    Antique shot measure for loading shot shells

  10. Matthew Hofbauer says:

    A casting pourer…

  11. Sandy says:

    Looks like put hot wax in, pour and then stamp a seal

  12. Marjie says:

    I think it's a metal hammer that also pours liquid metal, as needed.

  13. Ric says:

    To pour hot wax on letters, etc. Bottom of the thing would have the seal.

  14. Miluska says:

    To pour liquor

  15. Deborah Howard says:

    It is used to pour hot liquid metal into a mold.

  16. Kelly LS says:

    tobacco hammer is a pretty amusing guess… I'm going to guess its a blacksmith ladle

  17. Sarah says:

    hammer used to hold molten lead

  18. Bev Straight says:

    This is a metal melting ladle.

  19. William says:

    A smelting mold.

  20. D.P. says:

    A Smelter.

  21. Gerard says:

    Something to melt and pour metal.

  22. Joan says:

    Liking the posts claiming lead melting ladle.

  23. Janet G. says:

    used for getting sap out of trees

  24. janet B says:

    It's for melting jewelry

  25. Dorothy Piotrowski says:

    Some type of melting metal mold

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