Bruce Charles Designs - May Newsletter

Bruce Charles Designs - May 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! "THE SCHULTE BRONZE EDITION" NOW AVAILABLE! Bruce Charles Designs has launched our second spinning top available for purchase: the “Schulte Bronze Edition” spinning top. This top is the second edition of our best-selling Schulte top, originally made with brass. Both the brass and bronze tops are similar in shape, both have silicon nitride ceramic bearing, and both are CNC Machined from a solid piece of metal to achieve the ideal balance of beauty and purpose.  Both tops make the perfect, unique...

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A Little Spin Time at Your Desk Goes a Long Way

A Little Spin Time at Your Desk Goes a Long Way

Researchers have explored how playing with fidget toys like the Bruce Charles Designs "Schulte" Brass Spinning Top or "The Captive Nut" Everyday Carry Keyring can help spur creativity in the workplace. Fiddling with desk toys like the Schulte might actually have a positive impact on cognitive functioning, improve focus and spark new ideas and faster learning. So while spinning the Captive Nut or Schulte might be viewed as “playtime” at school, researchers at New York University’s Polytechnic School of Engineering examined how that “playtime” can benefit employees on the job by helping focus, offering stress relief and jump-starting creative thinking....

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Bruce Charles Designs Unveils the Perfect Father's Day Gifts: a Classic Spinning Top and Puzzle Keyring

Bruce Charles Designs Unveils the Perfect Father's Day Gifts: a Classic Spinning Top and Puzzle Keyring

DALLAS, Feb. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Bruce Charles Designs is proud to unveil two new products for purchase: The "Schulte" brass spinning top and "The Captive Nut" brass keyring. The perfect gifts for Father's Day, Boss' Day, or a birthday, these elegant yet functional pieces of art are sure to please both friends and family. After acquiring his first metal lathe, founder of Bruce Charles Designs, Bill Strahan, spent years gaining experience turning different materials, applying knurling, cutting threads, and more. He quickly made a list of projects as challenges for himself on the use of the lathe and is happy to release these two products for...

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Introducing "The Schulte" Spinning Top and "The Captive Nut" Keyring!

Introducing "The Schulte" Spinning Top and "The Captive Nut" Keyring!

We are THRILLED to announce we are NOW SHIPPING our first two products: The Schulte Spinning Top and The Captive Nut Keyring! Hand designed and engineered by owner Bill Strahan, inventor of the Armored Fitness XPO Trainer, these are the first of many everyday carry products created by Bruce Charles Designs. Check out the story behind each product now available! "The Schulte" Solid Brass Spinning Top with Silicon Nitride Ceramic Bearing The “Schulte” was designed several years ago after acquiring my first metal lathe and as I was gaining experience turning different materials, applying knurling, cutting threads, etc.  I made...

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