The image below gives you a pretty good idea, so thats all, you can skip next steps and check some ohter instructables :)
Step 1: What You Need to Make a Whipping-top.
2. Bare hands :P
3. Surface (a.k.a. the place you will spin your whipping-top).
Step 2: Btw Get Some Music
Get the box throw away the CDs and get the lower part form tha case
Step 3: Play the Music and SPIN
Now put the case upside down then use one tricky move to spin the case :)
See the images below.
Have fun :)
Step 4: Credits
Krasen Ivanov 2006
I made a video so here it is :) Its made with webcam thats why i'm very sorry that images are bad :P
CD Case Spin