Batman fidget spinner

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Project by majuvla posted 05-30-2017 11:28 AM 1561 views 4 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I finally find out the purpose of it when my sons bought some – it’s realy stress healer. What’s the fun if you just bought it – it was real challenge to make them. Three pieces : apple, walnut and mahogany, finished with wood oil. They took them to show in school – now I’m expecting orders (in stores you can bought only plastic ones).
Bearings costs 0.5$ per piece -22mm diameter, 8mm hole. For the central bearing (spinning one) you can use the same bearing as others, but you must open it, wash out thick lubricant inside with petrol or something. That way you release those small balls inside to spin faster -otherwise they will not spin.That’s all – possibilities of shapes are endless. I made it on scrollsaw in 10minites.
Total spinner cost 1.8 $ per piece.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#1 posted 05-30-2017 11:33 AM

There you go Ivan… !!!
very nicely made buddy, I’m sure you will end up making more of those :) hahaha

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions !!!

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#2 posted 05-30-2017 11:51 AM

Nice ones, Ivan. Gear up for production. Yous are unique!!
I was at a flea market yesterday and there must have been 50 or more vendors with spinners for sale…but none like yours!!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#3 posted 05-30-2017 11:59 AM

Nice fidgets


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#4 posted 05-30-2017 12:20 PM

How cool is that! Wood beats plastic every time. They are great looking Ivan and I’m sure your going to be busy making more!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#5 posted 05-30-2017 12:54 PM

very nice! I’m wanting to make some for our kids/stepkids as well. What did you use for the middle piece (that you put your thumb/finger on?)

-- One good turn deserves another!

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#6 posted 05-30-2017 01:15 PM

looks like you might have a new career ivan,fidget maker!nice work buddy.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#7 posted 05-30-2017 02:09 PM

Ivan, these fidgets look very nice. The kids will love them.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#8 posted 05-30-2017 03:25 PM

I can see all the kids now at there homes crying to get some of these fine looking fidget’s …GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#9 posted 05-30-2017 04:20 PM

Well made.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#10 posted 05-30-2017 06:00 PM

That’s really well done! Beautiful Ivan!

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be.

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#11 posted 05-30-2017 06:19 PM

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#12 posted 05-30-2017 08:15 PM

Nice work Ivan 8^)

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#13 posted 05-30-2017 11:44 PM

Very fine job. You may be making a lot of these for future customers.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#14 posted 05-31-2017 09:54 AM

very cool Ivan. Just about every kid in my high school has one of these in their pocket, you should be able to make some good $$ on these.

How about a Superman spinner, or Green Lantern? just a thought…

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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#15 posted 05-31-2017 11:20 AM

Very nice, I have a little guy in the family who loves Batman, can I ask where the Bearings were purchased?

-- Pete in NC

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