Knurled circular fidget spinner
by dmatsumoto, published
Liked ByView All
Give a Shout Out
If you print this Thing and display it in public proudly give attribution by printing and displaying this tag.Print Thing Tag
I think the whole fidget spinner thing is corny, but my kids are into them right now. I had a set of bearings on my desk, and for whatever reason I found myself spinning them as I work. So I gave in and designed my own, but I just wanted a disk. Nothing fancy.
This design uses pennies for perimeter weighting, because you can't get much cheaper than 12 cents for weights vs. $1 or so for three cheap bearings. The center bearing is a typical 608.
I also didn't like most of the caps I found, so I designed some simple ones that press together and are quite thin. I made sure there was enough of a shoulder on it to keep the cap from rubbing on the bearing surfaces.
The outside of the disc spinner also features some nice knurling, so it's easy to spin fast.
The pictured print is out of Onyx, 50% fill, and 0.1mm Z resolution.
Upgrade this Thing with Thingiverse AppsCustomization
Edit, personalize, or revise this ThingTools and Utilities
Repair, slice, or enhance this Thing
Knurled circular fidget spinner by dmatsumoto is licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution - Non-Commercial - Share Alike license.
What does this mean?
- You must attribute (give credit) to the creator of this Thing.
- You must distribute Remixes under the same license as the original.
- Remixing or Changing this Thing is allowed.
- Commercial use is not allowed.
Show Some Love
Say thanks by giving dmatsumoto a tip and help them continue to share amazing Things with the Thingiverse community.Tip Designer
We're sure dmatsumoto would love to see what you've printed. Please document your print and share a Make with the community.
To post a Make simply visit this Thing again and click I Made One to start uploading your photo. It’s even easier to post a Make via the Thingiverse Mobile app (available via Google Play and Apple App Store).