Fidget Spinner




About: I am IT professional, living in Bangalore, India. As new gadgets come out everyday, we indulge in spending significant time and money on these gadgets. And our kids are learning from us, they know how to use...

Fidget spinners are trending with old and young. I made few without bearing as it is easy to make at home. Then my neighbour's kids requested me to make a fidget spinner for him with bearings.

This instructable I will share how to make simple fidget spinner at home using hand tools

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Step 1: What Do We Need ?


• 4 mm MDF board
• Bearing
• 3 nuts
• Super glue
• Black Acrylic paint


• Drilling machine or dremel
• Handsaw

Step 2: Design

• Measure the outer diameter
• Draw a circle with the diameter and another that is 8 to 10 mm larger
• Draw line separated by 120 from the center of the circle
• Leave 10mm space for nuts on all side

Step 3: Cutting

• Using drilling machine, drill holes as shown to fit bearing and nuts
• Now trim or sand the edges to match our intended shape

Step 4: Finishing

Paint the fidget with black acrylic paint.
One could make in bat shape too

Tips :

• Clean bearing with alcohol and replace grease with liquid machine lubricant
• Dust may cause hindrance, clean bearings as needed
• Wash hands after playing

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