Fidget Spinners 2.0



Introduction: Fidget Spinners 2.0

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...

Hi All,

Like all, I bought many fidget spinners for my son, they did not last long.. may be poor quality or just rough usage.

I had many bearing and plywood pieces from previous projects. So thought to make wooden fidget spinners

In this instructable, will share two types of fidget spinner made from recycled items

Step 1: Bat Fidget

This one is my favorite


  • 5mm x 100 mm x 60 mm MDF sheet
  • 10mm bearing
  • old Nerf gun bullet head
  • Two nuts


  • Super Glue
  • Sandpaper
  • paper knife


  • Drill a hole at the center of MDF piece
  • Free hand draw Bat shape as shown
  • Cut the Bat shape using a sharp paper knife
  • It is easy to cut in straight line, once done use sandpaper to give curved edges
  • Drill holes for the nuts and glue nuts in place
  • Paint acrylic Black on the wood
  • Fix two bullet heads on the bearing using wood skewer

Step 2: 3 Lobed Fidget

This is most popular fidget spinner


5mm x 100 mm x 100 mm Plywood

22mm Bearing

22 mm Loads from old fidget


20mm Drilling bit


Super glue



Draw a circle of 50mm as radius

Divide it into 3 sections

Drill hole at the center and 3 partitions ( 30 MM inside from circle border )

Cut the extra wood to give proper shape

Paint it if you want to

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