How to Make Fidget Spinner With No Bearings





Introduction: How to Make Fidget Spinner With No Bearings

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  • Fidget Spinner is a stress releiving toy it consists of bearing at its centre
  • Here i made it on my on but have not used bearings but also the spin time is pretty good
  • I have made this thing from cardboard which is very light in weight and pocket friendly too..Continue reading to make one for yourself..

Step 1: Video Showing How to Make Fidget Spinner and Spin Time

  • first video shows fidget spinner with double cover
  • second video shows fidget spinner with single cover(having maximum spin time)
  • You May Also Like My Last Video Where i Made Fidget Spinner From Hot Glue

Step 2: Spinner Body

  • The body of spinner is made entirely from cardboard
  • The dimensions is shown in the image
  • The center is located in the body by drawing cross lines
  • Hole is made using toothpic
  • One more piece is made with same dimensions

Step 3: Caps

The coverings caps are made from discs of cardboard

Step 4: Weight Attachment

Instead of bearings Ive used coins which is placed at the ends of the cardboard

Step 5: Finishing

  • Toothpic is inserted between the disc then between the center holes and repeat same for other side also
  • Give a rotation many times untill the movement is fully free and then enjoy!!



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    29 Discussions

    can I make a tri te plate instead?


    1 year ago

    Go to the doctor's office and get 2 tounge depressers, then add 2 coins at each end, finally put a toothpick through both tounge depressers and ta da a spinner


    1 year ago

    Thank you thank you thank you! Just what I've been looking for! Can't find any bearings anywhere near me and my fidgety hands have been itching to spin something :) voted, you deserve it

    4 replies

    Although I'm actually not sure of your measurements for the main portion of the spinner, from your pictures, it's 2 cm by 9 cm is this correct?

    very helpful. only website ive found allowing me to create it without needing to watch a video

    thanks the other one that you put blue color paper did not make any sence to me when I tried to make it.

    1 reply