Tuesday Toolsday: Win a BenchtopPRO Cleaner

To enter last week’s Toolsday giveaway, you had to identify a pair of long skinny half circles.  Not too many people guessed what they were. Most guesses were curtain rods or drawer slides, a few of you also guessed tracks for moving a refrigerator. But they were all wrong. The mystery tool was a pair of upholstery channel tins.  They are forms used to make old-fashion channel-back chairs (the backs are fluted). The tins hold the shape of the half circle while the upholster stuffs the chair.

We randomly picked one winner out of all the comments and that lucky person is Chris.  Congrats Chris, you have one week to reply to our email before another winner is chosen.  

Next Tuesday, we will be giving away a BenchtopPRO parts cleaner. This is a great tool for all homeowners, DIYers and mechanics.  The BenchtopPRO is a parts-washing system that can clean years of gunk and grime off most anything from lawnmower blades to bicycle parts, and it works great on flea market treasures that you’re planning on repurposing. To get everything so clean, the BenchtopPRO combines the process of bioremediation with a revolutionary non-flammable degreasing solution engineered to work at room temperature.

Did you know you could paint upholstered chairs, curtains, floors and even carpeting?   While you can! We’ve got instructions on how to paint low-pile carpets. Also, find out how to revive furniture with paint, or a staircase, ceiling and more

To win the BenchtopPRO, post a comment (click “comment” above) and tell us what these two pieces belong to. You don’t have to answer correctly to win; we will randomly pick one winner.

On Tuesday, February 19, 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 February 19, 2013 at 2:00pm (ET) to enter to win the BenchTop Pro.  
Official Rules.

1,672 Responses

  1. cathycountry says:

    They are push buttons for a 1940 or 1941 Philco radio.

  2. ronald ostrom says:

    minute man go/no go launch buttons

  3. Mark says:

    Plastic covers for electrical buttons

  4. Kasie Amos says:

    Fuse to an older appliance or vechicle

  5. Kathy Kinder says:

    Are they " Leg extenders"- used to raise a bed higher ?

  6. TwinMomVa says:

    Old phone buttons when you place someone on hold to pick up another line:)

  7. Wilco194 says:

    Radio buttons

  8. Ross says:

    I think thay are buttons used on push button phones, the red one would have an led light under to signal a call. basecly switch covers.

  9. Janice says:

    Tops for emergency lights.

  10. Rob says:

    car relays

  11. Jen says:

    Some type of covers for lights, maybe for a phone?

  12. DavidC says:

    push buttons. the red one has a light.

  13. ali says:

    bed lifters

  14. Cool dale says:

    Phone ringer for the hearing impaired

  15. dar says:

    electrical insulators

  16. martin bodnar says:

    electrical relays

  17. Danny says:

    Push buttons on a phone

  18. Sujie says:

    electric switch covers

  19. David McMillin says:

    Buttons off the Batphone

  20. Kenny says:

    This is what 'The Good Ole Boys' use to drink thier 'White Lighting' from.

  21. Robert Olinger says:

    Electrical relay covers.

  22. Jill says:

    Plug covere

  23. DarrenM says:

    Plug on fuses

  24. skhi says:

    Flashing lights


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