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. Ralph Paul Brown says:

    roll a dex for a juke box

  2. Alexis T says:

    Something used to measure eyesite

  3. Rita says:

    Some sort of filter for auto

  4. kenny says:

    I believe it is an old school analog flip clock which flips down a card each time to display a different number

  5. LeAnn Frobom says:


  6. Jerry says:

    I'll go along with the retro flip down clock

  7. Barbara says:

    Don't know

  8. Jeff H says:

    I like the shoe buffer idea

  9. Cheryl says:

    the original rolex desk calander

  10. Gary says:

    Shoe polisher

  11. Eric says:

    awesome clock

  12. Ronald Wilkinson says:

    old-style flip clock

  13. gerry says:

    eyeglass lens

  14. colleen f says:

    a old micro fish viewer

  15. Ed Bob says:

    Manual face fan

  16. victoria quintanilla says:

    it looks like a revolving desk calendar

  17. bearhop says:

    It looks like a flip clock

  18. Melissa Gasque says:

    It's a Niceeshop Retro Flip Down Clock which is internal gear operated.

  19. sccoed says:

    It's a Niceeshop Retro Flip Down Clock which is internal gear operated.

  20. Sandy Ferrell says:

    digital clock

  21. John J. says:

    It looks like the guts of an old flip clock.

  22. Jordan Curtis says:

    I looks like a calendar but in flip form

  23. Jordan Curtis says:

    I looks like a calendar but in flip form


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