Cake Stand

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Project by George Coles posted 02-02-2013 11:47 PM 3450 views 31 times favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this up after the wife brought home a cake stand made out of wire. It nearly caused a divorce when I said the wire one looked horrible, so had to make this for her to placate her. It has become a big seller now. This one is made from recycled Narra, but we make from several different hardwoods.

Also I have now put together a Face Book Page. I would appreciate any visits to it by members here and if possible any likes of the page is even more appreciated.

Thanks all and keep up the sawdust production

-- George Coles, Antipolo, Philippines

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#1 posted 02-02-2013 11:50 PM

That is simply awesome. Beautiful work.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 02-03-2013 01:01 AM

That is a really neat design. Does the plate balance or is there something that “Grips” it when a cake is placed on it?

-- Michael Mills, North Carolina,

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#3 posted 02-03-2013 01:17 AM

Nice work and exceptional eye for design! I like your Fb page, I also have a new page if you’re interested:
Keep up the good work!

-- How it happened that Mastro Cherry, carpenter, found a piece of wood that wept and laughed like a child.

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#4 posted 02-03-2013 01:29 AM

Hi Michael1

The cross piece under each plate has rubber buttons that are a bit sticky. These seem to hold the plate well and even when the edge is pushed, it does not move very easily. Also the ends of the cross come up to the ridge on the bottom of the plate which also stops it moving

-- George Coles, Antipolo, Philippines

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#5 posted 02-03-2013 01:35 AM

Have just added another picture that shows where the plate sits.

-- George Coles, Antipolo, Philippines

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#6 posted 02-03-2013 01:38 AM

i love the design. Great job.

-- Joel

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#7 posted 02-03-2013 01:47 AM

very nice

-- "He who has no dog, hunts with a cat" Portuguese proverb

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#8 posted 02-03-2013 01:53 AM

very cool design

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#9 posted 02-03-2013 03:12 AM

That’s a really cool cake stand. Not a straight line to be found. I love the finish too.

-- "There seems to be a black hole in my garage that swallows up pencils and tape measures as soon as I put them down."

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#10 posted 02-03-2013 04:39 AM

Very nice design : )

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#11 posted 02-03-2013 08:42 AM

Very cool

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#12 posted 02-03-2013 10:58 AM

certainly more classy & tasteful than wire!

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#13 posted 02-03-2013 02:12 PM

beautifully done.

-- Paul, Las Vegas

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#14 posted 02-03-2013 02:30 PM

Very nice. I like the curves.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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#15 posted 02-03-2013 02:42 PM

Handsome work… Looked you up on FB and shot you a like. Look forward to seeing your handy work.

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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