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Project by Brett posted 180 days ago 557 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Momma and the oldest girl are taking a cake decorating class. They needed a decorating turntable for the class. The ones that were offered to buy were overpriced pieces of plastic.
Being the great provider that I am (insert sarcastic voice), I decided that they needed something a bit more stylish and unique.
A couple lazy susan bearings, a pine board and some paint later came these two cake decorating turntables!
My wife spotted the font for the letters in a mug at the antique store. I put some color down. Drew that font on painters tape and cut it out. Sprayed some black and peeled the tape off to reveal the colored letters. Some sanding to wear the surfaces and show some more color through. Top coat with Deft sating spray lacquer.
The other YUM is to mount on the wall as a decoration in the kitchen. I actually did that one first, before the lazy susans.

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16

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#1 posted 180 days ago

Great font! tell her she has a good eye. I think my favorite part is the thought to sand thru some of the black paint. To me it almost looks like you did it with chalk board paint and used chalk.
I am glad that I am not the only one who makes things instead of buying cheap overprice plastic stuff!!!

-- (the only thing in there she says is...... saw dust) - James

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#2 posted 180 days ago

Nice. Now I want a big ole piece o cake

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#3 posted 180 days ago

And I was thinking it looked like you wiped the black paint off while it was still wet (the way Martha Stewart suggests) – which is always a real mess. Once again you worked smarter, not harder, I will have to remember that trick. Great Job!

-- Leafherder

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#4 posted 180 days ago

Our girls just don’t realize how good they have it. Do they??
Another nice kitchen build…................

-- mike...............

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#5 posted 179 days ago

Oh yeah! Making it easier to decorate a cake! Good project!

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#6 posted 179 days ago


-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#7 posted 173 days ago

They’re cool, pretty and unique. Like the colors and the font. Very lucky ladies, great job!

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