Toolsday Giveaway: Win a Craftsman Circular Saw

To enter last week’s Toolsday giveaway, you had to identify a wood block with three holes in the side and three metal springs on top. Most everyone knew it was an old mousetrap. We randomly picked one winner out of all the comments and that lucky person is Brian K. who correctly guessed the identity of the mystery gadget.  Congrats Brian, you have one week to reply to our email before we pick another winner.

The Tuesday after next (we’re on vacation next week), we will be giving away a Craftsman Circular Saw.  This 7-1/4″ saw has Laser Trac technology to make cutting a straight line easy and efficient.  Just mark the starting and ending point and then follow the laser line. Ergonomically designed, soft-grip handles and a lightweight aluminum shell also make this saw easy to use. The blade can be angled up to 54 degrees to allow for a variety of cuts.

Do you need last minute gifts but are all out of money? We’ve got tasty DIY gift ideas you can make for little dough. Put together a basket of exotic teas, bags of flavored popcorn, gourmet cheeses or a collection of sugar and spices for the cook on your gift list. 

To win the Craftsman Circular Saw, post a comment (click “comment” above) and tell us what this old-timey gadget does (pictured, below). You don’t have to answer correctly to win; we will randomly pick one winner.

On Tuesday, January 1, (we’re taking off next Tuesday – Merry Christmas!) 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 January 1, 2013 at 2:00pm (ET) to enter to win the Craftsman Circular Saw.  
Official Rules.

2,068 Responses

  1. Alex Crowley says:

    Its an Official Red Ryder Carbine-Action Two-Hundred-Shot Range Model Air Rifle!………just kidding, I must just love the movie "The Christmas Story". It really does look like a pencil sharpener though.

  2. Tom Graska says:

    Must be a pencil sharpener

  3. topcat0807 says:

    pencil sharpener.

  4. Janice H says:

    Thread Winder

  5. Yvonne says:

    Pencil shapener

  6. Dawn L. Ingold says:

    Yarn winder

  7. Chuck S says:

    Dixon Lamson Pencil Sharpener

  8. Susan Parker says:

    Pocket size pencil sharpener

  9. John Fry says:

    Pencil sharpener? Thank-you.

  10. denis says:

    Its an 1885 Dixon Lamson Pencil Sharpener

  11. Ernesto J. says:

    Looks like a pencil sharpener!

  12. Ray says:

    it's a pencil sharpener

  13. Debbii says:

    It looks like some kind of scale.

  14. desiree says:

    looks like something to do with viewing, maybe editing film

  15. Katherine says:

    Film projector

  16. Katherine. Hedge says:

    Film projector

  17. Katherine says:

    Film projector

  18. Tammy Tipton says:

    pencil sharpner

  19. Gary Lewallen says:

    I'm going to go with what everyone else says, 1885 Dixon Lamson Pencil Sharpener…..

  20. Helen Anderson says:

    I have to agree with pencil sharpener

  21. Jennie31 says:

    I would have 2 agree..pencil sharpener

  22. @enganp says:

    think it's a projector

  23. Stuart Hill says:

    My guess is a pencil sharpener

  24. Maryjane R says:

    It looks like a pencil sharper. Because I read what was on the front.

  25. sharon rodman says:

    An old pencil sharpener


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