What Is The Best Way To "carve" Styrofoam Into Sha

Decorating By cakiemommie Updated 29 Jun 2012 , 2:05pm by Lynne3

cakiemommie Posted 29 Jun 2012 , 3:25am
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Hello everyone! I have an idea for an upcoming cake and I'm thinking about "molding" or "carving" a styrofoam cake dummy into the shape I want. But won't it just be really flakey? Is this even possible? Any advice is appreciated!

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CWR41 Posted 29 Jun 2012 , 7:23am
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An electric knife or hot wire craft cutter.

Lynne3 Posted 29 Jun 2012 , 2:05pm
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I don't know what you're making so it's hard to comment. I use a hot wire cutter for the big cuts, a small hand saw for the small.
Then I file the styrofoam with a metal file for large areas and go over it with sandpaper at the end

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