Wedding Cake Stand/Gift Card Box

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Project by ThomasPittman posted 05-31-2013 04:40 PM 3347 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These were both made for our wedding. Found it to be much cheaper to make these than buy them. Prices for wedding items/decorations are crazy. Both are the same idea, being simple mdf boxes pocket screwed and glued together. The corner pieces were poplar that I routed to add a little extra shape to them. I used a styrofoam type crown moulding for the side detail that I attached with “no more nails.” I don’t have a picture but the card box had a double bottom attached with rare earth magnets. I had many people asking how to open it. We hired a wedding decorator, although my wife planned/decorated much of the wedding herself, with some help from me. In the end, we sold these to the decorator, seeing we would have any use for them anymore.

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#1 posted 05-31-2013 04:47 PM

Hey that’s impressive! Welcome to LJs :)

-- Thomas - Pondering the inclusion of woodworking into physics and chemistry classes...

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#2 posted 05-31-2013 05:32 PM

Well done…very original

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#3 posted 05-31-2013 09:16 PM

Clever use of materials, this looks great.

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#4 posted 06-04-2013 02:38 PM

Very nice idea and very pretty, any cake will look elegant on it. Well done!

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#5 posted 07-25-2014 12:31 PM

Very nicely done.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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