QuickDraw – Fidget Spinner

Been hearing so much hate for these things. They're actually not bad.

A coworker brought her young son into the office recently, and he excitedly showed and told me all about his fidget spinners.  Being familiar with my position, he asked if I could make him one.  So here we are…

Designed during a lunch break, and cobbled together from found parts that were going to be thrown away otherwise (the office is relocating).

Parts List:

19 mm OD x 7 mm ID x 6 mm THK Bearing – Found loose in a desk.  It’s not McMaster 5972K261, but that should fit.

M10 nut – x3. Found bagged in a cabinet.  Might be McMaster 90725A720.

  1. Print Out Parts

    Files can be found on MyMiniFactory*.  Fidget spinners have saturated the 3D printing realm, so there’s really no need to broadcast this everywhere.  Print one of each part, except FS-Center.  You need two of those.

    March 2020 UPDATE: Files can be downloaded directly from this site at the bottom of the page.  They are also available on Prusa Printers!

    Anyone know how to clean the INSIDE of a phone camera?

  2. Assemble

    Everything press-fits together.

    Good gravy those fuzzies are distracting.

  3. Spin


    I suppose I could just google it.

Feeling fidgety? Follow me on twitter @DragonMtnDesign.

*Design was tweaked for release.  Yours is still one-of-a-kind, P.




March 2020 UPDATE:  Files are available here!  Click the Download button below for a zip file.

Files are available under the Creative Commons BY-NC-SA license.

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