Washington, D.C. 20549

                                    FORM 8-K

                                 CURRENT REPORT

                       Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
                       the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

                         Date of Report: April 30, 2003
                        (Date of earliest event reported)

                               Griffon Corporation

             (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

   Delaware                          1-6620                     11-1893410
(State or other                   (Commission                  (IRS Employer
jurisdiction of                   File Number)                 Identification
incorporation)                                                     Number)

100 Jericho Quadrangle, Jericho,  New York                        11753
(Address of principal executive offices)                        (Zip Code)

                                 (516) 938-5544
              (Registrant's telephone number including area code)

         (Former name of former address, if changed since last report.)

Item 7.  Financial Statements and Exhibits.


    99.1  Press release dated  April [30], issued by Griffon Corporation

Item. 9. Regulation FD Disclosure

     The following  information is furnished  pursuant to Item 9, "Regulation FD
Disclosure"  and Item 12,  "Results of  Operations  and Financial Condition."

     On April 30, 2003,  the  Registrant  issued a press release  announcing the
Registrant's  financial  results for the second  fiscal  quarter ended March 31,
2003. A copy of the  Registrant's  press  release is attached  hereto as Exhibit

     The  information in this Form 8-K is being  furnished under Item 9 and Item
12 and shall not be deemed to be "filed"  for the  purposes of Section 18 of the
Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 (the "Exchange  Act"), or otherwise  subject
to the  liabilities  of such  section,  nor  shall  such  information  be deemed
incorporated  by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933 or the
Exchange Act,  except as shall be expressly  set forth by specific  reference in
such a filing.


     Pursuant to the  requirements  of the Securities  Exchange Act of 1934, the
Registrant  has duly  caused  this  report  to be  signed  on its  behalf by the
undersigned thereunto duly authorized.

                                            GRIFFON CORPORATION

                                            By:    \s\Robert Balemian
                                               Robert Balemian, President