Gears For Steam Punk Cake

Decorating By lvjan777 Updated 16 Mar 2011 , 4:55pm by sweetie78

lvjan777 Posted 16 Mar 2011 , 4:41pm
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How do I make gears for a steam punk cake? I found some silicone molds but they are $65 each and I'll probably never use them again. If I cut them by hand I have a hard time getting the edges to look smooth. It's for my nephew's wedding so I want it to look really nice. I saw some make your own mold stuff at Michaels but where do I find the gears to make the molds from? Thanks in advance for your help.

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sweetie78 Posted 16 Mar 2011 , 4:55pm
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I just used a circle cutter and then used tiny cutters (clay cutter set from michael's) to cut out the sharp edges. I used the triangle shaped cutter to get a clean edge, let the gears dry, then painted them with luster dust/vodka.

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