Toolsday Giveaway: Win a Hammer Drill

We thought last Toolsday’s mystery gadget would be pretty easy to guess, but surprisingly, not a lot of people got it.  Most folks thought the canister and two wire spools were for mixing cocktails (they probably still had New Year’s Eve on their minds). But they’re actually used for developing film. The film in wrapped around the spools (in complete darkness) then placed in the canister and the developing solution is added.     

We randomly picked one winner out of all last week’s comments and that lucky person is Michelle L who thought they were burners.  Congrats Michelle, even though your answer is wrong, you still win. You’ve got exactly one week to reply to our email message before we pick another winner.

Next Tuesday, we will be giving away a cordless Craftsman Hammer Drill. This 19.2-volt drill and driver can handle a multitude of projects and home improvement jobs. The powerful motor generated up to 420 pounds of torque.  It can hammer into masonry, wood and almost anything else you throw in its way.

Do you love turning old junk into something new?  Take a look at some easy projects you can make from garage-sale treasures and old stuff lying around your basement.  Learn how to turn an old wood crates into wall mirrors, or how to turn old cabinets into a bench, and how to make stools out of logs and old chair parts.   

To win the Craftsman Hammer Drill, post a comment (click “comment” above) and tell us what this tool (right) is used for. You don’t have to answer correctly to win; we will randomly pick one winner.

On Tuesday, January 15, 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 15, 2013, 2:00pm (ET) to enter to win the Craftsman Hammer Drill.  
Official Rules.

2,552 Responses

  1. Carolyn Price says:

    Drills through concrete or brick

  2. Twig says:

    Pulling teeth

  3. advdn1031 says:

    Pickle jar opener.

  4. Jmelster says:

    Bottle opener

  5. RichfromAtlanta says:

    Antique Tooth Remover!

  6. Bushwood says:

    Basin wrench

  7. barry says:

    antique blacksmith tool

  8. S E says:

    Its a dental tool used to pull teeth

  9. Jennifer V. says:

    I believe this is a nail or screw remover. Twist an pop!

  10. tntscarby says:

    Plumbers Wrench

  11. Lisa Smith says:

    Ohhh! Owww! Ouch!! It's a dental tool …. must've sucked needing a tooth pulled back then!

  12. Don Gabriel says:

    Bottle cap sealer

  13. george graubner says:

    don't know!

  14. sandra graubner says:

    i dont know!!!

  15. Beresford says:

    It has something to do with "ICE"

  16. Maria says:

    Nail puller to pull out old nails

  17. elva says:

    to remove cement

  18. Karen F says:

    Looks like a bottle opener

  19. it is a folding hammer,with a molding puller

  20. Bruce F says:

    Offset sink wrench

  21. Bruce F says:

    It's a tool to tighten/loosen wing nuts in a close quarters location

  22. mark holland says:

    trimming horse toenails?

  23. shinydream says:

    for shoeing horses

  24. clayton says:

    a plumber tool

  25. Ann Mountain says:

    Wow! This is a tough one. My guess would be a tool for opening barrels.


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