Micro Spinning Top

Introduction: 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
Ruler
5cm of aluminum foil

Step 1: Step 1

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

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

Take the nut and twist onto the thicker end of the foil.

Step 4: Step 4

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

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    4 Discussions

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    Fikjast Scott

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

    Warmly

    Scott

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    stubbsonic
    stubbsonic

    6 years ago on Introduction

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