Toolsday Giveaway: Win a Craftsman Biscuit Jointer

To enter last week’s Toolsday’s giveaway, you had to identify a gadget that has a circle in a circle held together with some springs. Smart crowd you are — most everyone knew it was an old microphone.  The 1920s art-deco equipment was very high-tech for the time.  The springs were used to eliminate vibration and ambient noises.

We randomly picked one winner out of all the comments and that lucky person is Larry M. who correctly guessed the identity of the mystery gadget. Congratulations Larry M., you have one week to reply to our email before we pick another winner.

Next Tuesday, we will be giving away a Craftsman Corded Plate Jointer. This powerful tool makes a great gift for the biscuit-cutting woodworker on your Christmas list. Its 6-amp motor is powerful and fast enough to make clean cuts every time. The adjustable fence makes cuts at varied depths. 

Are you still decorating for Christmas?  We’ve got some easy crafting ideas for centerpieces and mantel decorations – everything from little glitter Christmas trees, to snow-white burlap trees, to a midcentury-modern hanging centerpiece. Looking for something to hang on your door – check out our wreath projects: a wreath made from balls of yarn, or how about one made from tassels and string, or if you like 70s retro, we’ve got a wreath made from white shag and purple ribbon.

To win the Craftsman Corded Plate Jointer, post a comment (click “comment” above) and tell us what this old wooden thing is made to do? You don’t have to answer correctly to win; we will randomly pick one winner.

On Tuesday, December 18, 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 December 18, 2012pm (ET) to enter to win the Craftsman Biscuit Jointer.

Official Rules.

1,116 Responses

  1. Cortney says:

    Circuit Breaker

  2. Michele D. says:

    An old-fashioned mousetrap.

  3. brian says:

    its the new and improved, recently developed mouse trap

  4. Kathryn says:

    Mouse Trap

  5. Stacey says:


  6. Rebecca says:

    It looks like a mousetrap!

  7. liz says:

    old mousetrap

  8. Rebecca O says:

    Looks like a mouse trap to me

  9. dslewis99 says:

    Mouse trap.

  10. Mary Brawner says:


  11. Jneille says:

    It's an old birdhouse with springs to keep it loose in the wind.

  12. Gay says:

    It was used to affice the bristles to more than one broom at once.

  13. Laura says:

    a mouse trap

  14. justin says:

    old school kids finger torture. to teach kids to keep there hands out of sockets in the future. Still didnt learn though.

  15. Matthew W. says:

    a mouse trap

  16. nancy says:

    rat trap

  17. kevin says:

    rat trap

  18. Billy Anderson says:

    Mouse Trap.

  19. kitty says:

    better mouse trap

  20. momcat says:

    A mouse trap? Really?

  21. Guadalupe Alvarez says:

    Antique mouse trap.

  22. linda says:

    This is a 3 hole rodent trap. – looks like a Rube Goldberg machine

  23. Fred F says:

    mouse trap

  24. Barry says:

    Lucifer Souriciere (Mouse Trap
    Mickey Mouse a funny animal cartoon character created in 1928 by Walt Disney is one of the most recognizable cartoon characters in the world. What would his Significant other Minnie Mouse respond if she saw Mickey caught in the trap?

  25. DeWayne says:

    Old mouse trap


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