Need Corvette Carving Instructions, Not Lightning Mcqueen

Decorating By chilz822 Updated 23 Jan 2013 , 3:43am by Overboard

chilz822 Posted 11 May 2009 , 3:45pm
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I had someone that ordered a VW Bug 'junk' car, I practiced it, got it... now, 5 days before, she has changed her mind and wants a 'junk' Corvette instead (preferably the model from the 70's the Stingray type).
Can anyone help me with the carving?

This will be a fondant cake serving about 10 people.
Thanks in advance!

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madgeowens Posted 11 May 2009 , 3:59pm
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You can get a photo off the internet......using a photo proram make it the size you need...cut out a carboard template using the pic and then use this to cut the car shape out........freeze cake first to make carving better...this is what I am aboout to do this week......I have been picking brains all over the internet LOL...good luck

splash2splat Posted 11 May 2009 , 4:04pm
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chilz822 Posted 11 May 2009 , 4:15pm
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Oh wow, as a big fan of Sharon's, I hang my head in shame for not realizing that was on her blog! It's basically exactly what madgeowens suggested too... this should help us both!
Thanks so much!

msulli10 Posted 11 May 2009 , 6:01pm
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Wow, wish I knew this technique before I made a Corvette recently. This is so much easier than the way I did it.

madgeowens Posted 12 May 2009 , 2:26am
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Forgive all my horrific typos on previous post.....sheesh, I am getting

FlourPots Posted 12 May 2009 , 4:22am
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Here's another place to get car templates:

This is the site that Mike McCrary lists in his car cake DVD.
He uses the Mustang GT blueprint (blown up), and laminates it with clear wide tape so he can hold it up to the side of the cake (like in Sharon's photos) and it doesn't get full of icing.

chilz822 Posted 12 May 2009 , 4:34am
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Ohhhh sweeeettttt!!!
Thank you!!

FlourPots Posted 12 May 2009 , 4:37am
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Glad to help icon_smile.gif .

cakesbydina Posted 12 May 2009 , 10:53am
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I am so happy about this thread. Especially the blue print link. Thanks gals!

sugarcheryl Posted 12 May 2009 , 3:37pm
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Thank you FlourPots for sharing that info.

FlourPots Posted 12 May 2009 , 4:03pm
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You're welcome icon_smile.gif .

madgeowens Posted 13 May 2009 , 5:18am
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I can't figure out how to print those blue prints to the size i want, its really convoluted and gave me a headache LOL

FlourPots Posted 13 May 2009 , 5:43am
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Once you register as a member, you'll have access to much bigger images...but you still have to take them to a copy place to be enlarged further.

(I should mention) I haven't actually done any of this myself yet.

sugarcheryl Posted 13 May 2009 , 12:07pm
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I joined and like flourpots mentioned you still have to get it enlarged.

chilz822 Posted 13 May 2009 , 2:35pm
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I just resized and enlarged mine in Photoshop and just printed it out on legal-sized paper. Got a nice 13" Corvette!

madgeowens Posted 14 May 2009 , 6:07am
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You can copy and save the pics and then use a photo program, click on poster size so you can then make it the size you wish. I did this with a photo rather than the blueprint.

Overboard Posted 23 Jan 2013 , 3:43am
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I am also looking for a car (corvette) template for my cake, can't seem to find what you all are seeing. Help :-).

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