This Tool Rocks (Swift Driver by Master Mechanic)

Remember those window treatments I blogged about the other day?

Well, part of our 2012 DIY Blog Squad duties involved trying out a new tool from True Value, and since we used it to put those window blinds up, I thought this would be a good time to blog about it. It’s called the Swift Driver, and it’s made by Master Mechanic…

We recorded a little video to show how much easier it made the un-fun task of hanging blinds…

Pretty handy dandy, eh?

To be honest, when we first got it, we were sort of thinking it was just going to be one more unused tool in our already jam-packed, mess of a tool room. But we’ve used it several times since the day we hung the blinds, and we’re thinking we can probably just get rid of the 8 million regular screwdrivers we have laying around because this thing works so much better than they do.

Which gives me an idea. (Literally just hit my brain as I am typing this.)

Kev! Let’s give away a couple of Swift Drivers! (I just yelled that to him from my desk.)

(He just responded, “Okay!”)

So- if you’d like to enter for a chance to win one, just leave us a comment on this post (if you’re reading this in an email, you’ll have to click over to our blog to leave a comment) between now and Monday, July 16th (9am CST) and we’ll randomly select a couple of winners sometime after that. Good luck!

This post is part of our 2012 True Value DIY Blog Squad series.

Nester at Nesting Place
Roeshel at The DIY Showoff
Kate at Centsational Girl
Allison at House of Hepworths
Sarah at Thrifty Decor Chick
Chris & Bruno at Man Made DIY
Marian at Miss Mustard Seed
Taylor at Maryjanes and Galoshes
Cassity at Remodelaholic

We look forward to seeing what our fellow squad members cook up this time around, too!

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  1. Leona Majesky says

    Would love to win one, want to start doing my own projects, and hubby’s tools are off limits! Thanks for the opportunity!

  2. Ashley says

    Oh the things I could do with that tool! My Pinterest might then become my check list :)

  3. Judy Bradford says

    This would be a great item to have in my own tool kit. Thanks for the chance to win!
    Love your blog, found you through Ree!

  4. Pam M says

    Yes, to cool giveaways! What a great way to wake up on an already hot Monday! Thanks Kevin & Layla!

  5. Mary Anne Pickard says

    Most of my friends would NEVER get excited about a tool. But, my husband actually gives me tools as gifts! He says he comes home to something changed in our house daily.

  6. Frieda LAmberg says

    I love, love your site. We are getting ready to move and I am inspired by some of your projects! I love the blend of Ikea/ and mid century style….so much like my decorating style!!!!

  7. Marci Cunningham says

    I would LOVE to have this!!!! We have a wide variety of screwdrivers ourselves!! LOVE YOUR BLOG!!!

  8. says

    I want it! I’ve just recently decided to start some diy projects. my kids are getting bigger and so i don’t have to kid-proof as much. my son is severely autistic, so i do need to get things bolted in good and so on. in fact, he has torn down 3 curtain rods in his time. :-\ please choose me!