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Spinning Tops to keep me busy

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Project by quicksilver posted 874 days ago 1306 views 8 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Crazy for tops.
Keeps an idle mind generating new neural connections.
I have to make better blanks to make better tops.
Best book on spinning tops is by Michael Cullen
Best article on finger tops is by Nick Cook in The Woodworkers Journal issue May/June 1992.
Have fun.

-- Quicksilver





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garriv777

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#1 posted 873 days ago

Very nice work. I’ll have to check out the book and the article myself. Thanks for the references.

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lizardhead

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#2 posted 873 days ago

Are you using ant thing special for the tip of the top, that would make a tip top—top

-- Lizardhead---Yeah but it's a dry heat--Tempe, Az

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Ryan Haasen

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#3 posted 873 days ago

Your tuning is great, very unique and creative designs.

-- Ryan

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quicksilver

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#4 posted 873 days ago

Thanks all.
When a project comes apart, I still think I’m a hack.

-- Quicksilver

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BarbS

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#5 posted 872 days ago

I do tops, and I love those! Nice work.

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

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