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Micro Spinning Top

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The following are instruction on how to make a micro spinning top toy.
Materials needed:
Small nut 1cm wide and .5 cm thick
Ruler
5cm of aluminum foil
 
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Step 1: Step 1

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Tear a peace of aluminum foil 2 cm long and 1.5 cm wide. Note: one can use longer and wider strips of foil for a thicker tip.

Step 2: Step 2

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Twist foil into a carrot shape 1cm to 1.5 cm long. One end of the shape should be thicker than the other.

Step 3: Step 3

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Take the nut and twist onto the thicker end of the foil.

Step 4: Step 4

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Take your completed micro top and give it a spin. To spin the micro top hold the tip between one's thumb and pointer and give it a strong twist.

Step 5: Micro Top Size Compared to a Dime

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Fikjast Scott2 months ago

I love tops, I am going to make one and add it to my collection. great idea.

Warmly

Scott

forChrist (author)  Fikjast Scott2 months ago

Awesome, I'm glad you like it.

stubbsonic2 months ago

Very minor correction, you refer to the nut as a "bolt".

forChrist (author)  stubbsonic2 months ago

Thank you I fix it right away.

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