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Spin the wheel!

Create this fabulous spinning wheel from an old record and a few Resene testpots.

Spin the wheel - instruction sheet

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Resene kids art with Mark Rayner - Project 98

Difficulty level: Moderate

You will need: 40mm panel pin, Hammer, Old record, Paintbrushes (including an artists’ brush), Pencil, Piece of MDF, Resene Waterborne Smooth Surface Sealer, Resene Quick Dry, Resene testpots in the following colours: Resene Hi Jinx, Resene Snap and Resene Topsy Turvy

Top tip: To make the record spin even faster, stand the piece of MDF upright against a wall.

Here's another idea: This spinning wheel was painted with a combination of Resene Get Reddy, Resene Grass Stain and Resene Kermit.

Spin the wheel
Spin the wheel

Change the pattern Another idea: Change the pattern

Step 1
Step one
Hammer the panel pin halfway into the centre of the piece of MDF (you might need a grown up to help with this bit). Apply one coat of Resene Quick Dry to the MDF and allow two hours to dry.
Step 2
Step two
Apply one coat of Resene Waterborne Smooth Surface Sealer to one side of the record and allow to dry.
Step 3
Step three
Paint the piece of MDF with two coats of Resene Topsy Turvy, allowing two hours for each coat to dry.
Step 4
Step four
Paint the record with two coats of Resene Snap, allowing two hours for each coat to dry.
Step 5
Step five
Starting at the centre of the record, lightly draw a radiating spiral using a pencil, as shown.
Step 6
Step six
Using the pencil line as a guide, paint a radiating spiral, as shown, using two coats of Resene Hi Jinx and allow two hours for each coat to dry. Place the record on the protruding nail, and get spinning!

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