Unplugged and Affordable Toy - Try a Schulte Spinning Top!

Unplugged and Affordable Toy - Try a Schulte Spinning Top!

“Youth is the most beautiful thing in this world—and what a pity that it has to be wasted on children!”                                                                         George Bernard Shaw, 1931 As an adult, you look at your children and think how easy they have it. If only you realized when you were a kid that having limits, boundaries and rules placed on you by giant humans twice your size who feed...

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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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Homeschool Science Lesson - What Makes a Top Spin?

Homeschool Science Lesson - What Makes a Top Spin?

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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