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. Mary says:

    Niceeshop Retro Flip Down Clock

  2. KATHLEEN KTL says:

    It's a clock

  3. Neil W says:

    It's the back side view of a flip clock.

  4. librarypat says:

    A ring file with lenses to use in determining the lens prescription for a pair of glasses.

  5. Joe F. says:

    some kind of counter

  6. druid9855 says:

    Time is going backwards here, since you can't see the working side of this retro flipping-numeral clock.

  7. Ben Horton says:

    I think it is a niceEshop(TM) Retro Flip Down Clock, gear operated.

  8. Ed S. says:

    Flip clock (the back side of it)

  9. Mary Withrow says:

    Old time post? You know like a stamp clock for work? Can't think of the word

  10. Korri says:


  11. Lonny says:


  12. Jeffrey says:

    It looks like the internals of an old alarm clock mounted on something to make "art".

  13. Sahvik says:

    Old clock number dial (before digital clocks the numbers actually flipped over to change the time).

  14. jnt says:

    CD roladex

  15. michael says:

    yep, its "WALL-E's" pet of the future

  16. Shawna says:

    Microfiche holder and reader

  17. Lauren says:

    Some sort of projector

  18. Tonysealeveler says:

    Date doohickey.

  19. Richard says:

    An industrial look flip-clock

  20. Patrick says:

    score keeper

  21. Pauline E Maxey says:

    A 'gripper thingy!' :)

  22. Keith says:

    Auto Flip Page Clock

  23. lane1299 says:

    part of clock with flip over numbers

  24. cathycountry says:

    It is a Niceeshop Retro Flip Down Clock.

  25. David says:

    Internal works for a flip clock.


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