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. John Willms says:

    Some type of push buttons

  2. richard adams says:

    telephone buttons

  3. Steve says:

    Multi-Line telephone switch buttons

  4. Janet G says:

    electrical caps

  5. Bruce H says:

    Photo sensors

  6. Michelle says:


  7. liz says:

    call buttons

  8. nawara55 says:

    Button light caps to something like a phone?

  9. James Lofland says:

    bulb covers electrical panel

  10. Cliff says:

    one red and one brown thing.

  11. Servey08 says:

    Plastic Cover

  12. Jack says:

    Pegs for a round hole.

  13. Darlene says:

    lights on a swithchboard

  14. @biskit911 says:

    small colored light bulb lense covers, used for indicator signals

  15. Eva Mack says:

    on off buttons

  16. Hank says:

    Buttons for some sort of equipment.

  17. Erica Anglade says:

    looks like some old school fire truck lights or something…

  18. Andrea Neuschuez says:

    plastic light up button and mold

  19. Joe B. says:

    phone buttons

  20. Stephen Broome says:

    Electrical relays

  21. Dradz says:

    Fuse covers

  22. Sandra Collins says:

    "Off " switch buttons for Sarah Palin………can someone please return them to her quickly !

  23. g snell says:

    cap covers of electrical parts

  24. Melanie Montgomery says:


  25. oakharbor49er says:

    Phone equipment parts that protect things and alert the operator.


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