Toolsday Giveaway: Win an Angle Grinder

Last Toolsday, we posted a photo of a metal gadget with a wooden handle and asked you to tell us what it is used for.  Popular answers included bottle opener, a speciality wrench and a tool used to remove nails from a horse’s shoe. The real answer is a dental key. It’s a tool that was used in the early 1800s to extract teeth – ouch! 

We randomly picked one winner out of all last week’s comments and that lucky person is Doug, who thought it was a pair of tongs for carrying cylindrical objects. Congrats Doug, even though you answered incorrectly, you still win. You have exactly one week to reply to our email before we pick another winner.

Next Tuesday we will be giving away a Craftsman Angle Grinder.  The cordless 4-1/2″ grinder is designed for comfort and ease of use.  It comes with an auxiliary handle that can be adjusted to three different positions. The powerful 19.2-volt motor allows for 6500 RPM no-load speed so you can get the job done fast. 

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To win the Craftsman Angle Grinder, post a comment (click “comment” above) and tell us what this little device is called.  You don’t have to answer correctly to win; we will randomly pick one winner.

On Tuesday, January 22, 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 22, 2013, 2:00pm (ET) to enter to win the Craftsman Angle Grinder.

Official Rules.


2,193 Responses

  1. Gary says:

    Put the heel of your boot to help remove your boot

  2. Brenda Davalos says:

    To remove cowboy boots

  3. Barbara says:

    shoe boot

  4. amfab says:

    Antique Boot Jack

  5. Alicia Phillips says:

    Its a old time wooden roman boot jack used to remove boots

  6. Alicia Phillips says:

    Its a old time wooden roman boot jack used to remove boots

  7. floormatt6 says:

    Boot jack. Rather than pressing on your heel with one foot to take off the other boot, you put your heel in this!

  8. fyrteach says:

    Used to remove your boots

  9. David McMillin says:

    boot jack

  10. Mike S says:

    Boot remover (had one growing up)

  11. Vance Cook says:

    boot jack

  12. Keenan says:

    wooden nail remover

  13. Neil says:

    Boot jack

  14. Bill Wright says:

    A Boot Puller (old one)

  15. MichaelJ says:

    Boot jack (boot remover) and i see that is a popular answer.

  16. Ricky Olson says:

    boot jack

  17. joyce says:

    to hold your boot so u can take it off

  18. jts9107 says:

    its was used by old shoe repair

  19. Michael Smidutz, Sr. says:

    it's a boot jack

  20. Lonny says:

    Bunk House boot jack

  21. Korrine says:

    Antique Boot Jack

  22. obxster77 says:

    Used to take your boots off

  23. bg9999 says:


  24. S. Wolf Britain says:

    Fishing line straightener.

  25. fred weigle III says:

    boot remover


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