How to Make a Wooden Fidget Spinner


Fidget spinner is one of the most famous toys in recent days, which has grabbed both young and old. Wooden fidget spinners can easily be made with your household elements. For this reason, today, we will discuss a technique on how to make a wooden fidget spinner. This will be very helpful for people who are interested in DIY activities.

How to Make a Wooden Fidget Spinner


• Step One

For this process, at first, we will need some elements that will be used for the entire process. You will need a piece of wood. It is better to obtain a wood which has minimal thickness. For a standard fidget spinner, the standard thickness should the less than a quarter inch. Then you will need adhesive for this process. You will also need a pencil and some drawing equipment. For cutting the wood into the desired shape, you will need an automated saw. You can also use jigsaw in this case, and lastly, you will need some bearings for rotating the spinner.

• Step Two

Once you have gathered all the necessary elements, the work should be started. First, you have to take the wood and carve the fidget spinner portion out of the wood. For this, you need to have the desired dimension of the spinner. You can quickly get the scaled fidget spinner form internet and take the print out of the image. You have to attach the photo in the middle of the wood. For this, you can use standard adhesive because you have to retract the entire sticker after the wood is cut. 

• Step Three

Once the wood is set on the platform, you can use an automated saw or jigsaw for carving the spinner. You must be careful about the edges because the spinner’s shape is essential for maintaining the balance. After you have taken the mainframe of the spinner, you should start giving the corners proper shape. For this, you can use a file and sandpaper. This will help you reduce the extra wood form edges, and the perfect shape will be obtained. Once the boundaries are adequately maintained, you have to use a circular saw for drilling holes in the spinner.

• Step Four

After the holes are drilled, you have to install the bearing. Before installing the bearing, you have to clean the bearing in an alcoholic solution. This will give smoothness to the surface of the bearing, and it will also become germfree. Now you have to use a strong adhesive to connect the bearing of the center of the spinner. Once the bearing is set, you have to start polishing the spinner. For this, you can use a suitable wood burnish. You have to apply it evenly on the wood, and then using a soft cloth, you can quickly spread the wax and then let it dry. Afterward, you can play with the spinner.


In conclusion, we would like to state that the process we have mentioned here will surely help make a fidget spinner. The beginners can easily use this technique and make a fidget spinner. Thank you for your time. Have a nice day!

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