Quality Tools for Women from Tomboy Tools (Review and Giveaway)

I think its time to be totally honest with y’all.

When it comes to home projects, I am not the one you should come to. I have no idea how to use half the tools my husband owns. Not only that, I don’t even know where to find anything that isn’t a hammer or screw driver. He has things in the garage, the basement, the kitchen… I don’t know what most of it even is. I just never had to do those things. My husband (and my father in law) have always been so handy.

I do however remember the day we moved out of our old apartment and into our new home. I installed the Brita water filter to the sink faucet all by myself. And it was huge to me…because I didn’t even think that I could do that on my own. That happens to be my only project ever in the house… in eight years.

Until this week that is, thanks to Tomboy Tools.

Tomboy Tools sent me a Tomboy Tool Traveler. Tomboy wants to build confidence and empower women through education, quality tools and independent business opportunities. The Tool Traveler is one of Tomboy’s most popular kits and the perfect tool bag to haul your tools and accessories wherever you need them. I am kind of in love, I can’t help myself!

My kids stood around all excited as I opened each piece.  Included in the unique wide mouth canvas bag are 10 items:

  • 13 oz. Magnetic Head Hammer
  • 16′ Fractionalized Tape Measure
  • Multi-Bit Ratchet Screwdriver
  • Slip-Joint Pliers
  • Quick Changing Utility Knife
  • Torpedo Level
  • Rubber Grip Gloves
  • CE Certified Safety Glasses
  • Sanding Block
  • Carpenter’s Pencil

One of my favorite things in that bag? An enclosed instructional handout called ‘Tool School’ that shows you what each tool is – and how to use it. With Tomboy Tools, you can even get online and watch demonstrations on the tools, as well as see what other projects you might be inspired to try. Tomboy Tools are all about building confidence and I love that!

I got right in my garage for a small project and I have to say, it was pretty fun. It felt really good to feel self-sufficient! (And not to have to wait on my husband in some instances.)

Learn more about Tomboy Tools at their website, and follow up with them on Facebook and Twitter.

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  1. Seyma Shabbir says

    Change the batteries in some of the kids toys, maybe use the hammer to knock some sense in to the hubby 😉

  2. Gaye M says

    I need to do a bunch of “fix-up” chores around the house. I need to take some air ducts down and clean them, I need to nail down some loose rails on the back porch, and I need to replace the bathroom floor. I’d love to have a set of tools of my own!

  3. Cheryl Rahkonen says

    I want to add shelves and new outlets to my computer room – this may just be thing to inspire and motivate me.

  4. K.Pugh says

    I would be inspired to fix up “must do” projects when we move into our new place soon.
    Thanks for the chance.

  5. Tari Lawson says

    I would be tempted to hang the new curtain rods I bought a couple weeks ago but haven’t yet made it out of the box.

  6. randi says

    I would rip out the wire shelves in my walk in closet & make it more efficient with designated hanging space & devided shelving.

  7. Brn2lisn says

    Oh boy, would I have fun getting things done around this house! Too many things that I would fix to even mention

  8. Cynthia R says

    I have been wanting to build a bookshelf. I have the plans and wood. I think this kit could inspire me to do it!

  9. Minty Patterson says

    I would put up some pictures I have been neglecting for over a year. I would also make a toy box for my twins.

  10. Maria Oller says

    everything since i’m the handyman on my house, my hubby works to much so the one has to repair and fix everything around the house is me. It would be adorable to have pink tools

  11. Shannon F. says

    I use my husband’s tools all the time so it’d be nice to have my own! I’d build a bookshelf for my daughter!

  12. Richard Morris says

    well i would like to get this for my mom b/c she loves finding furniture at garage sales and restoring them (in addition to other projects) but dad likes to “borrow” her tools when he can’t find his.

  13. Emilee says

    I would fix teh cabinet door in out laundry room… the one that is falling off the hinge from a kid leaning on it.. oops!

  14. Kimberly Russell says

    there are way too many projects to count that need done in my house. Would let my 4yr. old help daddy out with the tools

  15. brenda Elsner says

    I have a few projects around the house that I would love to finish up. First would be to build some shelves.

  16. Jodi Kershuk says

    We are in the process of moving, this would be a blessing to have. I will probably come across 100 things to use it on.

  17. Mary Self says

    I would repair all the things in my home that need to be repaired, like tighten screws in furniture. Things that I’ve never had to do until I became a widow…

  18. says

    I would attempt the refinishing of my daughter’s vanity table with these tools. I need to take stuff apart in order to sand and stain it. My husband keeps hiding his tools on me. LOL

    I need some of my own now.

    Do they come in purple? LMAO

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