Decorating By lifonahil Updated 31 Oct 2008 , 4:20am by lifonahil

lifonahil Posted 30 Oct 2008 , 4:25am
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I keep hearing eveyone talk about the dowel through the middle. How do you get the dowel that sharp that it goes through the cake and the boards?

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Juds2323 Posted 30 Oct 2008 , 4:50am
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Sharpen it with a pencil sharpener dedicated for dowels only.



lifonahil Posted 30 Oct 2008 , 5:00am
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Thank you. So now how do you get it to go through the boards?

Iva1976 Posted 30 Oct 2008 , 5:20am
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You use a hammer to drive the dowel into the cake.

lifonahil Posted 30 Oct 2008 , 5:25am
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It will go through the board just like that. I know people do it but it amazes me that the cake does not make the board soft. Or just make the board bend onto the cake below it.

Juds2323 Posted 30 Oct 2008 , 2:07pm
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yes. I put it thru foamcore board like that LOL. It seems scary when you do it but it does work.



lifonahil Posted 31 Oct 2008 , 4:20am
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Thank you ladies so much. I am gonna have to try that.

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