Come Hang Out With Us...Online in our SpinBCD Facebook Group!

Come Hang Out With Us...Online in our SpinBCD Facebook Group!

We know there are many Facebook groups with a focus on spinning tops. We've joined several of them and have had fun seeing all the top spinners' conversations, photos, and thoughts on different top spinning topics. Because of all the fun we've had, we decided to start a Facebook group for all things Bruce Charles Designs. In the middle of social distancing and sheltering-in-place, it's been fun to connect with our customers online. We'd love you to be a part of it! We've seen some amazing photos of spinning Schultes in the group, have asked the members to weigh in on future...

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Today's Homeschool Lesson - Parts of a Top by Bruce Charles Design

Today's Homeschool Lesson - Parts of a Top by Bruce Charles Design

Since it seems like we're all homeschooling right now, we thought we'd bring you a FUN science (or maybe social studies or vocabulary or even physics?!) lesson about a spinning top! Did you know that a Schulte spinning top has different parts? The Parts of a Top We refer to the largest diameter of the top as the flywheel. It is where most of the energy from the spin is stored. The portion extending above the flywheel is referred to as the stem or handle. The top of the stem is knurled, which is the term for the pattern that is cut into the stem...

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Bruce Charles Designs Spinning Top Base and Glass Lens Now Available!

Bruce Charles Designs Spinning Top Base and Glass Lens Now Available!

So you have a Spinning Top… Perhaps it’s even a Bruce Charles Schulte Brass Metal Spinning top (or our bronze, aluminum or stainless steel spinning top)– but how do you get the BEST spins out of it? Introducing, the Bruce Charles Designs Spinning Top Base - Your Must-Have Addition to our Spinning Top EDC Collection! Our Precision-Machined Teak Top Spinning Base and Fused Silica Spinning Glass with Double Concave Lens is the best EDC Spin Top Base on the market. Created from hand-selected Teak wood, this base is made from the hardest, strongest, most durable of the hardwoods and designed to last! Got a small spinning top...

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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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