Toolsday Giveaway: Win a DeWalt Hammer

In order to be eligible to win last Toolsday’s (a.k.a. Tuesday) prize, we asked you to guess the identity of a little wood object with two spikes on the end.  It was easier than we thought – most everyone knew that it was a boot jack.  To use the jack, you need to anchor it to the ground, or hold it down with one foot. Then put the other foot in between the spikes, heel side in, and pull your foot out of the boot.  Boot jacks were popular in the olden times, out West when boots were worn most of the time.

We randomly picked the winner from all the comments and that lucky person is Yasuko J. who knew it was a boot jack.  Congrats Yasuko J., you have one week to reply to our email before we pick another winner.  

Next Tuesday, we will be giving away a DeWalt Hammer.  DeWalt’s all-steel hammers are designed for durability and long life. The ergonomic grip absorbs vibration and minimizes fatigue and slipping. The magnetic head allows for easy one-handed nail placement.

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

On Tuesday, January 29, we will select the winner of the DeWalt Hammer then start up a new giveaway for another tool, which will be given away the Tuesday after that.

You have until January 29, 2013, 2:00pm (ET) to enter to win the giveaway. 

Official Rules.

1,736 Responses

  1. James says:

    paper towel holder

  2. Mark B says:

    It looks like a paper towl holder.

  3. keith says:

    to size rings.

  4. WWDave says:

    Used for sizing rings

  5. Deannda S says:

    I think it is a pipe sizer for determinining the inside diameter.

  6. JPCIII says:

    looks like a ring mandrel

  7. shooshanre says:

    Incremental ring mandrel

  8. Zirtnin says:

    Doctor used something like that to check my prostate last time.
    Actually it's a ring mandrel.

    Have a nice day!!

  9. mike says:

    Paper Towel Holder

  10. BKBATES says:

    used to size rings

  11. patsy says:

    i think its and old ring sizer

  12. poppy says:

    hey! what is this hole diameter? used to measure the hole diameter of different objects.

  13. Frank says:

    Looks like a ring diameter size measurer to me…slip the ring from your finger, onto the spike…where it stops, you read its diameter/size…

  14. debbie jackson says:

    it is used to expand metal in circumfernce debbie jackson
    djackson1958 at hotmail dot com

  15. benandsalem says:

    I'm not sure, but it is something that has various sliding sizing capacity.

  16. Chuck S says:

    Ring Mandrel or pipe opening sizer

  17. marydz says:

    Looks like a ring sizer.

  18. Joan says:

    Sizing tool of some sort

  19. Vickie says:

    used to size rings

  20. gregg says:

    It's a ring sizer.

  21. Lanis says:

    sizing tool

  22. Philip Hogan says:

    Ring mandrel

  23. john oconnor says:

    a ring mandrel

  24. Frankie Dean says:

    For making rings

  25. gerry says:

    its a ring mandrel. it is used by jewelers.


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