The ABC's and 1-2-3's of Spinning a Bruce Charles Schulte Top

The ABC's and 1-2-3's of Spinning a Bruce Charles Schulte Top

We thought we'd highlight the basic how to's for successfully spinning a Bruce Charles Schulte top.Step 1 - Make sure the surface you're spinning on is level! If it's an uneven surface or a surface with ridges or grooves, your top won't spin very successfully! Step 2 - Place your Schulte top on the surface before spinning it. Hold your Schulte top with your index finger and thumb. Our Schulte tops have a knurled upper top for better grip and extra torque. For beginners, grip lower down on the stem of the top. For more advanced top spinners, hold higher...

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It's All In the Family – The Schulte Family!

It's All In the Family – The Schulte Family!

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, Schulte Fused Aluminum and Brass - the Schulte family of spinning tops is complete. Our original Schulte is the Schulte Brass. That's where it all started! The "Schulte" was designed several years ago after Bill Strahan acquired his first metal lathe. As he gained experience turning different materials, he made a list of projects as challenges for himself on the use...

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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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