Toolsday Giveaway: Win DIY Network Swag

To enter last week’s Toolsday’s giveaway, you had to identify two plastic-looking, octagon-shaped thingies. We had an interesting variety of answers, everything from UFO warning lights, to old telephone buttons, and someone even guessed Darth Vader eyes. Well, all those answers are wrong.  Last week’s mystery gadgets were push buttons to an old radio; just push the big buttons to go to your pre-selected radio stations.

We randomly picked one winner out of all the comments and that lucky person is Ali who incorrectly thought they were bed lifters.  Congrats Ali, even though you guessed wrong, you still win. You have one week to reply to our email before we pick another winner.

Next Tuesday, we will be giving away a DIY Network cooler bag filled with all sorts of goodies: a flashlight, tee-shirt, note pad and more. 

Are you sick and tired of the cold weather and being cooped up in the house with the kids?  We’ve got some great craft projects to keep them busy and away from the TV and computer screen. Teach them how to make paper airplanes, catapults or paper dolls. Older kids might enjoy making soaps, fingerless gloves or duct-tape bracelets.

To win the DIY Network swag bag, post a comment (click “comment” above) and tell us what the gadget pictured below is. You don’t have to answer correctly to win; we will randomly pick one winner.

On Tuesday, February 26, we will select the winner then start up a new giveaway for another prize, which will be given away the Tuesday after that.

You have until February 26, 2013 at 2:00pm (ET) to enter to win the DIY Network swag bag.  
Official Rules.

1,465 Responses

  1. wendy says:

    picture slide viewer

  2. Ed Bob says:

    viewmaster prototype

  3. Michael Smith says:


  4. Elizabeth Bruckman says:

    It's a flip clock. We used to have one quite a while ago.

  5. Dan J. says:

    An early digital clock part???

  6. Lisa Gardner says:

    I love the DIY network, so inspiring, my favorite is Holmes on Homes and Rehab Addict

  7. M Matsumoto says:

    The innards to an old flip clock

  8. Bril says:

    arrival departure clock for an airport

  9. Mike says:

    Its the number mechanism from a "flip clock" (just like the one that's been sitting on my dad's nightstand for the past 40+ years!)

  10. bobbi says:

    oldfashioned eye doctor kit – which looks b etter number one or number two

  11. tim says:

    alligator boot buffer

  12. john says:

    It's an old flip clock

  13. Alex McDonald says:

    Look like a pre-digital flip clock.

  14. gerry says:

    it looks like a roll o dex clock.

  15. Amanda Rader says:

    The tool used to check eyes at the opthalmalogists office.

  16. sadie 8601 says:

    hi-dont have a clue.

  17. Amos says:

    Tool use in a eye doctors office.

  18. tr15h64w says:

    "Retro style" flip down clock. Height adjustable. Operates on one D cell battery. Available for $84.

  19. TerryB says:

    Something and eye doctor would use

  20. Art says:

    Flip down clock.

  21. kent says:

    rolo-dex for eye glass perscriptions

  22. Carole says:

    automated slide projector

  23. RainDog says:

    Back view of a clock.

  24. JC Sherwood says:

    Flip Clock

  25. Ruhldesign says:

    Time Machine


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