Template For An Electric Guitar

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allcake Posted 29 May 2011 , 8:20am
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Hi,
does anyone have a template i can use to make an electric guitar or can you tell me where i can find one.
Greatly appreciate any help.
The cake is for my nephews 18th & will only be my 3rd fondant cake
Cheers!

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LisaPeps Posted 29 May 2011 , 9:56am
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What I did for mine was find the picture of the electric guitar, print it off then use a photocopier to enlarge it to the size I wanted.

Because I wanted mine quite large I printed the original picture in 3 sections, body of the guitar and the neck in two pieces. I then enlarged each picture by the same amount and used each section as a template on each size of cake required.

HTH

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allcake Posted 30 May 2011 , 5:53am
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Thank you for your advice, i will give that a try.
I just had a look at your photo & your cake is fantastic.
did you use real guitar strings or something else?

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LisaPeps Posted 30 May 2011 , 9:37am
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I used cotton thread which I tied around a toothpick at each end (make sure the string is pulled taut so it's straight). I then hid the toothpicks with fondant decoration. The cake was for my nephew so I was there to serve it. If it's an order make sure you advice which parts are non-edible

HTH

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DianeLM Posted 30 May 2011 , 2:29pm
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Originally Posted by LisaPeps

What I did for mine was find the picture of the electric guitar, print it off then use a photocopier to enlarge it to the size I wanted.

Because I wanted mine quite large I printed the original picture in 3 sections, body of the guitar and the neck in two pieces. I then enlarged each picture by the same amount and used each section as a template on each size of cake required.

HTH



You can do it that way, or, Kinkos has a large blueprint copier. Depending on how big you want your guitar, you may be able to get a full image from that machine.

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reneewhite1968 Posted 30 May 2011 , 8:00pm
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I am making an electric guitar too. I drew one on cardboard from a picture. I plan to lay it on the cake and cut it out. I can try to take a pic of it and send it to you. Maybe then you can print it out like the other reply to this blog suggested.

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reneewhite1968 Posted 30 May 2011 , 8:09pm
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Okay, I took a picture of my cardboard guitar. Hope this helps you.

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reneewhite1968 Posted 30 May 2011 , 8:14pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by allcake

Hi,
does anyone have a template i can use to make an electric guitar or can you tell me where i can find one.
Greatly appreciate any help.
The cake is for my nephews 18th & will only be my 3rd fondant cake
Cheers!


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reneewhite1968 Posted 30 May 2011 , 8:17pm
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Hope this helps

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rosa369 Posted 30 May 2011 , 8:19pm
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Guys, what do you use for the strings?

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Lcubed82 Posted 31 May 2011 , 1:53am
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I happened to see tagboard cutouts for guitars at Michaels. About 2ft long, plain for kids to decorate. I immediately thought cake!! Would be easy to cut larger around it if you wanted a bigger cake.

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jennifercullen Posted 31 May 2011 , 7:51am
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I also just found a picture of the guitar I was making, or if it isn't a specific guitar you could just find one you like and print it out

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