How Do I Make An Open Box/case Top?

Decorating By Mellie25 Updated 8 May 2010 , 2:45am by amanda4911

Mellie25 Posted 27 Jan 2010 , 2:50pm
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I want to make a cake shaped like an open trombone case. How do I make the case top stand up? I didn't see an article on this. Thanks.

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Renaejrk Posted 28 Jan 2010 , 4:17am
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I'm not sure how others have done open boxes, but some may use cardboard/rkt/styrofoam covered in fondant/gumpaste? But to hold it open styrofoam will be the lightest I think, using dowels? I hope someone who has done this can help you!

amanda4911 Posted 8 May 2010 , 2:45am
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What did you end up doing? I'm trying to do an open laptop and I'm afraid my lid is to heavy for just the dowel rods. I used styrofoam.

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