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. ljkandj3 says:

    Great for hammering and picking up lost nails.

  2. Lloyd S says:

    ring mandrel

  3. Matthew W. says:

    used to spool string

  4. Jonathan F says:

    Used to size bolts

  5. Raymond Hawley says:

    I would love to win the hammer that featured for this weeks prize.

  6. mjbx597 says:

    for sizing rings

  7. george graubner says:


  8. sandra graubner says:

    not sure

  9. William R. says:

    Quite a few have gone for ring mandrel, but I prefer Louise Mandrell.

  10. Andy Fralix says:

    Ring mandrel

  11. Steve says:

    Stepped ring mandrel

  12. StarfireZephyr says:

    Looks like the tool a jeweler used to enlarge my husband's ring, so it is a jeweler's tool. Others called it a "stepped ring mandrel & I'll go with that.

  13. Yvette Ramey says:

    Ring sizer and sharpener or cutter

  14. Michael says:

    I agree with the majority, ring mandrel

  15. Charissa says:

    Ring Mandrel!

  16. Sergio says:

    Ring mandrel

  17. William R. says:

    Everybody seems to like ring mandrel, but I have always been partial to Louise Mandrell.

  18. DarrenM says:

    I'm going with Ring Mandrel.

  19. Sahvik says:

    Adjustable peephole for installation on really wide doors.

  20. Tim H says:

    jewelers tool for sizing rings

  21. Laurie C says:

    paper towel holder

  22. denis says:

    Stepped ring mandrel.

  23. Gary123X says:

    Aluminum Stepped Ring Mandrel With End Mount

  24. lynne p says:

    It is used for sizing–maybe

  25. Tom says:

    it is a ring sizing mandrel


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