Achieving Top Spin Times - Bruce Charles Designs Spinning Tops

Achieving Top Spin Times - Bruce Charles Designs Spinning Tops

Did you know that the length of spin time for your Bruce Charles Designs Schulte top greatly depends not on you the spinner, but on the surface you use? It's true! On a soft, wood tabletop, a spin of a minute or two is pretty good. But those times will not compare to times you can achieve on a good spinning surface! On a hard glass or ceramic surface, the following times are good guidelines when spinning any of our Schulte tops: Any beginner should be able to get more than 3 minutes with just a bit of practice.  Intermediate...

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Ball vs. Point...and We Aren't Talking About Pens

Ball vs. Point...and We Aren't Talking About Pens

"Why a ball and not a point, like my top had when I was a kid?" We hear this comment a lot about our tops. Because tops have existed since antiquity, they are a classic! Traditionally tops were constructed of wood, sometimes with an iron tip. They spun with the help of a string or rope coiled around the top's axis, which, when pulled quickly, caused a rapid unwinding that would set the top in motion.  But with all classic toys, developments and technology have shaped how they evolve. Today, many spinning tops are made from plastic or metal. And...

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2019 Christmas Gift Guide Round-Up!

2019 Christmas Gift Guide Round-Up!

Need some last-minute gift ideas? We've rounded up the best gift guides for 2019! Check out these lists and mark the last of the gifts off your list. Photo by The Outspoken Yam 2019 Holiday Gift Guide - Funtastic Life Elegant Spinning Tops #TOYHGG - The Outspoken Yam Gifts for The Guys On Your List - Life She Has Stocking Stuffer - Holiday Gift Guide - MamatheFox Holiday 2019 Gift Guide - The Autism Dad Want to purchase a unique gift? Look no further than Bruce Charles Designs - our Schulte tops and our Captive Nut Keyring make THE BEST gifts...

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Bruce Charles Designs - October Newsletter

Bruce Charles Designs - October Newsletter

Check out the latest news from Bruce Charles Designs. Be sure to follow us on Instagram and Facebook to stay in-the-know about new products and specials! IT'S BEEN A GREAT YEAR! It's hard to believe that it's just been one year since Bruce Charles Designs launched. And over this past year, we've had so much fun creating and spinning Schulte tops your way! With the four tops - Schulte Brass, Schulte Bronze, Schulte Stainless Steel, and Schulte Fused Aluminum and Brass - the Schulte family of spinning tops is complete. We look forward to continuing to provide elegant and functional spinning tops for our customers as well as designing...

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