Best Tool To Cut Wilton White Plastic Dowels

Decorating By sherry-o Updated 16 Aug 2011 , 6:49pm by cakegrandma

sherry-o Posted 16 Aug 2011 , 6:00pm
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Can anyone recommend a tool to cut Wilton's white plastic dowels?
Thanks in advance!

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Tinacakes Posted 16 Aug 2011 , 6:05pm
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I just use a good scissor

cakegirl1973 Posted 16 Aug 2011 , 6:21pm
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I use a small hacksaw that I purchased from a cake supply store online. It works pretty well--I can get the plastic dowels even with it.

TexasSugar Posted 16 Aug 2011 , 6:22pm
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Serrated knife

cakegrandma Posted 16 Aug 2011 , 6:49pm
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I went to Home Depot and got a PVC cutter for 16.97 plus tax. My friend in Atlanta had a picture of hers on face book and I thought cool, I could use this for a lot of cake things.
It is hand held and has a sharp blade that is replaceable and sooooo easy to use! I did not have to worry about sawing through with a knife and try to even the top off and cutting it with a saw.
Try one, it's great.

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