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Blow Top

posted Friday, March 30, 2012 - 4:16pm

This top is inspired by my love of spintops and an antique top I got for my Birthday.  The top was a metal disc that looked a little like a propeller.  When you put it on the table and blew straight down, it spun.  I then reverse engineered this to work with stickey notes.  These specific notes are a little harder to find.  I found some on Amazon . . . 1-3/8 Inches x 1-7/8 Inches, Canary Yellow.  Fortunately, a few thousand of these should be more than enough to play with.

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