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. david says:

    i looks like a time clock . retro.

  2. fabian says:

    i really like this , i just move to my place and i think is a good tool

  3. Carma says:

    Flip Clock

  4. buwem00 says:

    has anyone guessed the correct answer yet . Still think it's some sort of fan system

  5. JANIE says:


  6. michele says:

    got tobe something for an eye doctor?

  7. michele says:

    looks wierd.but useable

  8. buwem00 says:

    maybe some kind of ventilator

  9. buwem00 says:

    some kind of fan/cooling devise

  10. Jack M says:

    digital clok=ck jprojector

  11. hickchick says:

    Lens holder for eye doctor

  12. Larry Sterling says:

    A Beekeeper's headcover

  13. Larry Sterling says:

    A beekeeper's head cover.

  14. Charles McGowan says:

    I see numbers and the letters AM….so a clock of some type

  15. John GRUBISIC says:

    It is used for polishing shoes

  16. Sandy says:

    It is a "Balance Flip Clock." It is available in several configurations from table/desk and tall floor models. says it is a "Creative Gift Fashion Retro Flip Down Clock & Digital Flip Down Page Gear Operated Desk Clock selling for $36.70 with free shipping.

  17. Betty Dowd says:

    viewer for negitives

  18. Robert says:

    A clock

  19. Jennie says:

    Shoe cleaner

  20. wanda says:

    great net to cover my food atthe family BBQ

  21. Nadine says:


  22. RHONDA RAIFORD says:

    lamp shade form

  23. derf says:

    looks like a flip down clock to me

  24. Gale says:

    Clock numbers

  25. Joseph Oher says:

    Perpetual Motion Machine


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