How to make a device that Relaxes you in one minute.The spinner can be made in one hour or so .
It is energized by finger motion and runs for up to 100 seconds. Reduces Stress in a short time.
Well, its fun to make and watch it spin on your desk.
Step 1: MATERIALS AND INSTRUCTIONS
Materials- 3 old CD discs. A round wooden sphere with a hole through it for a 1/8 in diameter wood dowel. Glue such as Goop glue.
The round wood sphere can be purchased at any craft store in the bead jewelry department.It should be about 3/4 inch diameter.
The wood spinner handle can be a dowel or any 1/8 inch by 2 inch rod .
The hypnotic picture or disc surface - see the picture here-in. Adjust it to 4-3/4 diameter.
Step 2: ASSEMBLY
ASSEMBLY - Take at least 3 CDs and glue together with Goop glue at least at 4 places.
Let dry for a half hour or so.
insert a dowell with one end pointed into the wood sphere. If it is a tight fit then no gluing is needed.
Mount the assembled stick and sphere onto the CD 's and glue on. Be sure the stick is perpendicular to the CD surfaces. Thats it. Now cut out the surface image and glue on topside.
Step 3: HOW TO USE
To use the spinner- Hold between thumb and forefinger and spin it slowly then let loose.It should spin for at least 2 minutes using a heavy set of 4 CD's. Or it will spin for 100seconds at least using 3 CD's in the stack.
Look straight down on the spinning spirals and note the variations and changing directions as it spins. Concentrate only on the spinning spiral. You will be pleasantly surprised and relaxed.
[Note- this spiral was found in an old book of visually changing figures and one can picture any spiral one can find instead of this spiral}.Have fun and make two - have a game- who can spin his or her's the longest to win.