June 8, 2009

Win a Skil 4-Piece Lithium-Ion Kit at Tool Snob

skil_4_combo.jpgEarlier today, we reviewed Skil's new 4-Piece Lithium-Ion tool kit and found it to be a great set of tools at a great price. We'll now, we're offering a way to get one at 100% off. We're going to give away the kit that we used for our review to one lucky reader. It's dusted with sawdust,and you'll have to get new recip blades because we toasted the ones that were included, but other than that, brand new.


To enter to win, leave a comment at this post (don't worry, your email remains private) saying what you would build with the kit. The contest is just in time for Father's Day and we'll be randomly choosing a winner from all of the entries on Saturday, June 13th. Also, don't forget to enter to win the $100 Home Depot gift card as well. Details on that one here.

To learn more about the Skil Combo kit, our review is here and the Skil site is here.

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Posted by Doug Mahoney at June 8, 2009 5:29 AM

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Recent Comments

This combo kit seems like the perfect set for my next project that I am starting in a few weeks. I will use all of these tools building a 24’x24’ garage addition onto my present garage in order to make the old garage a dedicated shop. Not only would I use the tools for construction but also the recip saw will be great for demolition. Additionally, as you pointed out, the light will be invaluable during the delightful crawl space work.


Posted by: Bruce at June 17, 2009 4:20 PM

I am addicted to wood chips and sawdust. I need more tools to make more and feed my needs. That, and the chickadees in my backyard need a new bird house.


Posted by: Steve at June 15, 2009 9:40 AM

I think you should give the tools to the folks above who had to sell their tools to make ends meet. The boat I would build pales in comparison to their needs.


Posted by: Larry Brannan at June 15, 2009 6:45 AM

I would start work on a new workbench


Posted by: Chris at June 13, 2009 1:14 AM

just getting ready to build a chest of drawers for our new grand daughter...these tools would be great help...


Posted by: John Gregory at June 13, 2009 12:54 AM

I would give this to my husband for father's day. He works very hear and in his spare time is in the middle of a remodel project struggling through with an old mis-matched array of tools. Love your site.


Posted by: Suzanne at June 12, 2009 9:12 AM

I would use these tools to build a new dog house. My dog's have been buggin me about a new one for awhile


Posted by: Al at June 12, 2009 1:01 AM

My husband and I recently had money problems and had to sell all of my husband's tools just to make ends meet. These tools would be a great start to recouping what we've lost...


Posted by: Cath at June 11, 2009 7:22 PM

My wife and I are rebuilding the home my father and grandfather built in 1949, new tools to work with would be a welcome addition.


Posted by: Rick at June 11, 2009 4:51 PM

I would build a small deck for our camper on our north woods property - Then a new shed to go along with it ....


Posted by: Steve Ransbottom at June 11, 2009 12:32 PM

looks good


Posted by: chris at June 10, 2009 8:03 PM

Cleaning out (this portion now largely done), repairing and fixing up parent's former home, circa 1951, over the last nearly 1.3 years, so that it can be rented. It's looking better but there are still lots of things to do.


Posted by: Milton Alvis at June 10, 2009 7:04 PM

I have a long list of projects I could use this for, starting with building some bluebird houses with my 5 year old.


Posted by: Bill Day at June 10, 2009 4:40 PM

I would build a compost bin for my wife.


Posted by: Jim Brown at June 10, 2009 2:30 PM

This would sure come in handy for a new fence I am building this summer.


Posted by: tom c at June 10, 2009 1:39 PM

I would use these great tools to build some wheelchair ramps for my mother.

I had to sell my power tools recently and only have hand tools and an old corded drill left. This kit would make my job a lot easier! :)

Thank you very much for the generous opportunity.


Posted by: Mark Kerr at June 10, 2009 1:10 PM

Nice set. I need to build a workbench because I'm tired of working on sawhorses and the garage floor.


Posted by: Mike C at June 10, 2009 1:02 PM

I'd send it to my dad. I went back home to visit last weekend and most of his tools are older than I am.
Since they're already dusty I might try them out though. Is that wrong?


Posted by: Matt at June 9, 2009 8:54 PM

Would be perfect for the deck replacement project I've got lined up.


Posted by: DP at June 9, 2009 2:41 PM

I would use these to rebuild the shed my grandfather built at his house. It was his work shop/hiding place where he would build minture furniture for the my cousins doll houses or sneak away to watch baseball on the black & white screen 8" TV with rabbit ears. It's also where he help me to build my first pine derby car.
My grand father has long since passed, but his tools and un finshed projects remain in the work shed that is started to fall apart.


Posted by: Josh at June 9, 2009 12:17 PM

Over the next few months I will be assisting my soon to be father in law in building a cabin. I could use the tools to improve my standing with him as this is his sort of thing. Come on, help a guy out!


Posted by: Ed Rogers at June 9, 2009 11:13 AM

I'm planning on rebuilding my 30+ year old shed this year. So these would be great for the construction of that.


Posted by: Adam at June 9, 2009 7:25 AM

Could definitely use this for fixing up my toddler's room, as we moved into a fixer-upper and it needs LOTS of work


Posted by: VictorB at June 9, 2009 5:42 AM

My wife and new baby son need a shade structure on our west-facing back patio to supervise our toddler scoot around the backyard. I've got plans to build a pergola atop the concrete slab and these tools would be a great help. What better Fathers Day project than shade for Mom and baby!


Posted by: Rich Shertzer at June 8, 2009 7:39 PM

First I would try to jimmy up a toybox to house all of the kid's toys. Then, I would build a shoe rack since the teeny closet I have doesnt have enough space for all my shoes! =)


Posted by: StaceyW at June 8, 2009 1:16 PM

I'd build a porch swing for my sister and brother-in-law... Looks like a nice kit!


Posted by: Andy at June 8, 2009 11:16 AM

I want to win this


Posted by: david at June 8, 2009 11:05 AM

Man, I hope I win this! I have a lot of work to do on my "off-the-grid" cabin in VT and having a cordless set like this would be a great help!


Posted by: AttorneyAdrian at June 8, 2009 9:18 AM

I would build an outdoor shelter for my garden/grass/leaf clippings and firewood. The yard waste bags that we must use degrade too much between the weekend and garbage pickup day. A shelter would help keep the rain away in the meantime, as well as pests that eat through the bags and nest in the firewood.


Posted by: Rick Waters at June 8, 2009 9:14 AM
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