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How to make a fidget spinner using old bike parts

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017 4:59pm
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Join in the latest craze with your very own fidget spinner.

Made from some old bike parts you may have sitting around the workbench, you can while away the hours (probably closer to minutes) with this distraction device.

Do you want to make your own? Here’s what you’ll need:



Cable ties (2.5mm)

Follow our simple tutorial below:

Make a loop of 22 links and arrange into the shape below:

Insert one cable tie into the chain like so:

Put the other cable tie in the opposite way:

Join one end of the cabe tie to the other, making sure you thread it through the final link:

Don’t tighten up the ties fully yet, you need space to pop the bearing in:

You can use pliers to ensure the cable ties are as tight as possible around the bearing.

Over to you – We want to see your fidget spinner:

Will you be trying this out? Make sure to tag us in any pics you share online if you do!

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