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Project by wdkits1 posted 906 days ago 1689 views 4 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My middle son is getting married in March and after looking around for a stand for the wedding cake wanted to know if I could make one. Well you know me—couldn’t refuse the opportunity to make a new project so here it is. Made from Peruvian walnut the top is 16” in diameter with a 10” base and 9” tall turned pedestal. Used an Ogee bit for edge detail, sanded to 400 grit and finished with 4 coats of wipe -on poly. Fun little project

-- Mike --www.midlothianwoodworks.com





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grizzman

6912 posts in 1928 days


#1 posted 906 days ago

bravo …dad came to the rescue…it looks very elegant , walnut was the right choice…or mahogany would have done well also…but it looks great mike…at least this project is not spitting out ears of corn..now if you could make one where the cake comes out, i might stand in line for that…lol…..grizz

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Dusty56

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#2 posted 906 days ago

That came out perfectly ! The Peruvian Walnut looks so rich and the Ogee profile added just enough style to the piece . Very nice pedestal turning as well. Is it doweled in place , or did you turn stubs on the ends ?
Great job , Dad : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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Martyroc

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#3 posted 906 days ago

Really nice cake stand, the Peruvian walnut is a great choice, good job.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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Roger

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#4 posted 906 days ago

a look of elegance and beauty. very nice

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 906 days ago

Very nice cake stand.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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doncutlip

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#6 posted 906 days ago

Cake stand looks great

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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BPS238

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#7 posted 906 days ago

Great job! The edge detail is really the icing on the…well ya know…cake…! Enjoy the wedding.

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wdkits1

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#8 posted 849 days ago

Hi Everyone
Just an update photo showing my custom cake stand in action at my Son’s Wedding. Sure was a fun time.

-- Mike --www.midlothianwoodworks.com

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grizzman

6912 posts in 1928 days


#9 posted 849 days ago

hi mike, it turned out to be a perfect cake holder, nothing like have something there made by his dad, its very elegant looking and adds a warm feeling to the set up there…glad it all worked out…so you have gained a daughter in law…...and maybe down the road you will have some grandchildren to have you make some wooden toys, Ive already got my start with wooden toys..grizz

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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