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The Fun and Educational Slippery Slope - Spinning Top Talk with Bruce Charles Designs

The Fun and Educational Slippery Slope - Spinning Top Talk with Bruce Charles Designs

Today we're sharing our visit with Daryl! Daryl is retired from 30+ years in the aerospace industry, where he was an avionic software and systems test engineer with Lockheed Martin. After his father passed in late 2015, he was able to take early retirement in 2016 and made the easy decision to return to Tennessee, where he shared his childhood home with his mother. And that's when his spinning tops hobby took off (or as his mother might have said...started spinning out of control)! When did you first start spinning tops? How did you discover spinning tops? With my return...

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Notes on Brass, Color and Tarnish - Part Two

Notes on Brass, Color and Tarnish - Part Two

If you've had a Bruce Charles Design top that is getting plenty of spin time, you might have noticed a slight change in color. Don't worry, it is ok! As we shared in our earlier blog post, tarnish on metal is driven by oxygen in the air, oils from your skin, and any other chemicals that come into contact with the metal. But this tarnish isn't a problem! Some top spinners are #teampatina, while others prefer to restore the shine. We asked the members in our Bruce Charles Design Facebook group (are you a member yet?) for their best tricks for...

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Bruce Charles Designs - June Newsletter

Bruce Charles Designs - June Newsletter

SPINNING TOP TALK Here at Bruce Charles Designs, one of our favorite thing about this business is getting to know our customers. We get many emails and reviews from those of you that love our products and have questions about future offerings. We quickly realized that many of our customers are spinning top experts and have knowledge to share about all things spinning tops! We are starting a series interviewing some of those customers, and we know you'll enjoy learning from some of our favorite top spinners.Read our first interview on the blog, where we talked to Tony Duque about his spinning...

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Compete Only With Yourself - Spinning Top Talk with Bruce Charles Designs

Compete Only With Yourself - Spinning Top Talk with Bruce Charles Designs

Here at BCD, we've loved getting to know our customers. We get many emails and reviews from those of you that love our products and have questions about future offerings. We quickly realized that many of our customers are spinning top experts and have knowledge to share about all things spinning tops! We are starting a series interviewing some of those customers, and we know you'll enjoy learning from some of our favorite top spinners. First up is customer Tony, a 47-years joyfully married father of four and grandfather of six who loves music and all of nature. We asked Tony...

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