Chocolate cupcakes

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Project by Billinmich posted 08-01-2013 09:31 PM 1257 views 6 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I liked John Lucas’s cupcakes over at wood magazine so thought I would give it a try.Turned them and had to make a jig to route the grooves.Died the cupcake bases, left the walnut cupcake natural and used bondo for the icing and painted with acrylic paint.John threaded his for a screw on box top,but i made mine with a friction fit top.for the Chocolate chips I turned them from Indian Rosewood.

-- Bill in Mich

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#1 posted 08-01-2013 09:36 PM

Sweet! I want them all. They look so real. Magnificent job!

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#2 posted 08-02-2013 04:18 AM


--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#3 posted 08-02-2013 05:35 AM

Those are too cool, was this in this months wood magazine?

-- Vince

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#4 posted 08-02-2013 05:55 AM

Well done on all of it, including the fit and finish.


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#5 posted 08-02-2013 09:22 AM

Vince,John posted these in the woodturning forum,in wood mags web site.Always has interesting stuff posted.

-- Bill in Mich

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#6 posted 08-02-2013 09:31 AM

Wow these are great… Besides being a cute project, the finish and details on these are awesome. What a great job and neat project!!!!!!!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#7 posted 08-02-2013 11:35 AM

Great Job…. I’ll take a dozen!

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#8 posted 08-02-2013 01:59 PM

Very nice looking cupcakes, those look realistic more so then then mine,

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#10 posted 02-15-2014 09:23 PM

Hey Bill, I came across your Valentines Day box and then headed over to your projects. These are waaaay cool! Nice job on these!

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16

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