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. Dennis George says:

    Rifle bore sizer.

  2. joann says:

    a ring mandel

  3. floormatt6 says:

    Sizes rings

  4. Big Daddy Ferg says:

    used to measure ring sizes.

  5. Sim says:

    Aluminum Stepped Mandrel with steel end mount for tabletop use. Not to be confused with its cousin the unstepped mandrel.

  6. Karen Hlywa says:

    Stepped Ring Mandrel

  7. Ned C. says:

    A ring mandrel

  8. Julius says:

    Don't know. could be a towel holder

  9. Richard Kirchner says:

    telescoping paper towel dispencer

  10. AJ Linkous says:

    Aluminum Stepped Ring Mandrel With End Mount – Measures Sizes 4-13

  11. Kelli says:

    A gauge checker. :)

  12. Larry T. says:

    Ring Sizing Mandrel

  13. Howdy says:

    A nice hammer. I could use one. I have to start from scratch – new tools, new place to live, new everything!

  14. AlliesGma says:

    Item used to size nuts for bolts????

  15. Ron Jeka says:

    ring mandrel

  16. Rita says:

    Looks like a holder for lug nut type of things, can't think of the name.

  17. Dave Smith says:

    Time Space Manifold or an Android Motivator Clutch.

    • Erinn says:

      I used to have one of those…. but it was pink and was an off brand. It broke after two weeks. You get what you pay for I guess.

  18. Erinn Time Traveler says:

    It is a stretcher. It will stretch hoses and/or gasket rings…. maybe…

  19. Smitty says:

    I believe it to be a ring size gauge !!!

  20. Jill says:

    For measuring the inner diameter of something

  21. celeste waters says:

    i think it's a ring mandrel

  22. It looks like a telescoping paper towel rod to me!

  23. RobC says:

    That looks like a telescoping wall paper roll holder.

  24. makeroom says:

    This stepped ring mandrel is used to precisely size rings when working with wax or using metal clay.

  25. Paulette says:

    I think it's a ring mandrel.


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