If I Want Big Ole Long Ropes To Go Around My Cakes

Decorating By wgoat5 Updated 21 Jun 2008 , 8:07pm by kansaswolf

wgoat5 Posted 20 Jun 2008 , 2:36am
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what do I do? I have the S U G A R C R A F T gun.. and had the makins gun... but neither of these make big ropes... what is the secret.. cause when I go rolling them with my hands they don't stay even...

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-K8memphis Posted 20 Jun 2008 , 2:42am
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Find two dowel the size you want your rope and roll your rope between the dowels. wa la

-K8memphis Posted 20 Jun 2008 , 10:51am
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And then I have a mold that's not silicone but you just lay the smooth rope into it to make the ropey design marks on it. But this one is pretty cool too.

http://www.globalsugarart.com/product.php?id=21333

And here's Earlene's classic method, using those (handbusting) guns.

http://www.earlenescakes.com/productexamples.htm

robinleah Posted 20 Jun 2008 , 11:21am
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great idea using the 2 dowels. i had also wondered how to make a long rope. gosh, i love this site.

kansaswolf Posted 21 Jun 2008 , 8:07pm
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Ah, I never thought about dowels! Awesome! Voila, indeed!

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