I have a request for a 3d replica play house, but the roof continues off the house to make a porch on the front of the house. How would I go about constructing the roof for the porch? The roof doesn't have to be made of cake. I'm not sure if that would help or not. TIA!
black = cake boards
brown = sheet or square cake cut and stacked to get main body of house -- suggest two layers for 4" tall house body. (brown because of course it is chocolate cake (feed the addiction!)
yellow = roof this can also be cake
white = dowels or those plastic pillars (and railing added just for fun)
on top of that the main body of house
on top of that -- another cake board that is held up on one side by the pillars/dowels
on top of that more cake for the roof (well I wouldn't argue with a solid block of chocolate either! -- feed the addiction!)
not so hard
This helps me out a lot! This is kind of what I was thinking but not sure if it would work or not. Will I need to push the dowels through the cake board to keep from moving or anything?
if NOT put through board - not touching cake -- so could use hot melt glue. -- build up to look like the bases and capitals put on columns
for both could also get a thumbtack that has a long shaft and run it from other side of board and into the dowel.
could also, if boards are thick enough, run them into the boards.