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. Tina says:

    Counter that counts down the days left in the calendar year.

  2. Dodo888 says:

    Flip down clock

  3. Cat says:

    A number rotator for the next in line customer! Or….a big paper-weight! :)

  4. Matthew Hofbauer says:

    Some sort of clock? Perhaps for sports?

  5. Mark T says:

    Not sure exactly what it is, but I would use it to make a head for a wise-cracking robot friend, à la Mystery Science Theater 3000.

  6. Sue says:

    Floppy disk holder.

  7. lorrainegerhart says:

    It looks like a roll-a-dex with numbers and letters on it

  8. Lisa Brown says:

    Looks like a rodelex for keeping address or files.

  9. Hakhazar says:

    Shoe buffer

  10. bev coates says:

    it holds washers for sizing things

  11. Ron Castleberry says:

    no idea

  12. Mark says:

    I was a Journeyman Carpenter for over 25 years and lost all my tools. If I could win some tools or a chainsaw I could start building on Our Ministry property here. Blessings.

  13. rjb says:

    A flip clock

  14. sophia madden says:

    sauce maker?

  15. John Hamilton says:

    eye glass lens holder (I think / maybe / etc.)

  16. Arthur says:

    It's a buffing machine for finishing/polishing wood?

  17. goldwing says:

    clock display

  18. RobC says:

    Internal CD storage for a jukebox. Sometimes referred to as a CD rolodex.

  19. Linda says:

    Niceeshop Retro Flip Down Clock – Internal Gear Operated
    Amazon – $42.27….

  20. mell says:

    It is a storage device for lenses used during eye examinations.

  21. u t says:

    A thermometer!!!!!!

  22. Richard says:

    I don't have a clue!


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