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. Carol says:

    making bullets

  2. gregory carbis says:

    An auctioneers dream hammer or 2

  3. Lori Crawford says:

    These were used to melt lead to make bullets.

  4. Rebecca says:

    Used to pour metal into molds to make ammo. :-)

  5. d64 says:

    I also think it is some kind of tool to melt metal.

  6. pete says:

    i think it is a cut-off part of a metal leg frame to either a bed or a coffee table

  7. Benjamin says:

    It's a cup measure for liquids

  8. Tony says:

    Part of a old bed frame.

  9. JON STEWART says:

    I THINK IT IS A TOOL USED TO MELT AND POUR METAL INTO ANOTHER DYE TO MAKE OBJUCTS LIKE BULLETS, BALLS, JEWELERY.

  10. Kimberly Butterfield says:

    Its to make bullets.You heat up the metal and pour ,than as it cools you tap it with the hammer side.

  11. brian britton says:

    It is for melting soft metals and pouring into molds

  12. Bill says:

    mold for lead bullet for reloading shells

  13. LORELIE says:

    to use in a plumbing

  14. pmtirado says:

    old brass shot container for an alcohol type beverage w/a fancy wooden handle

  15. thebumpindy says:

    Tools for making ammunition

  16. lee brennan says:

    its a melting pot for the red wax that they melt to seal and then press a stamp to seal the envelope

  17. Martin Wuenscher says:

    To melt metal for a gun

  18. Barbara says:

    I think It could be an attitude adjustment tool for whenever your husband shows up late! Just kidding i am sure the others above me got it right particularly druid9855. Just hate to repeat the obvious.

  19. JJT says:

    Yep!! druid9855 Is Right!!!!!!

  20. rob says:

    tool used for measuring lead to make bullets

  21. jeanne conner says:

    it is a chew cup…

  22. Sarah says:

    the tool is for measuring

  23. Lauren says:

    Welding tools

  24. Rob says:

    Antique black powder measure

  25. linda says:

    pour liquid or soften materials

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