Introduction: Micro Spinning Top

Picture of Micro Spinning Top

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

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

Picture of Micro Top Size Compared to a Dime


Fikjast Scott (author)2014-02-11

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



forChrist (author)Fikjast Scott2014-02-11

Awesome, I'm glad you like it.

stubbsonic (author)2014-02-11

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

forChrist (author)stubbsonic2014-02-11

Thank you I fix it right away.

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