Making a Spinning Top That Can Somehow Spin Upside Down from a Block of Wood

By Casey Chan on at

Watch as Matthias Wandel spins a block of wood on a lathe in order to make a Tippe top, a spinning top that can flip upside down and still spin. It’s a pretty fun toy because when you think the top is about to fall over, it catches itself onto the surface and flips in a new direction to keep on spinning.

Making a Spinning Top That Can Somehow Spin Upside Down from a Block of Wood