Wood Cake Dowels Video Part 1

How to Use Wood Dowels in Stacked Cake Assembly This is a video supplement to the book Cake Delivery Made Easy, which includes step-by-step instructions on how to transport and assemble stable sculpted cakes and wedding cakes.

MANY MORE TIPS AND TRICKS HERE: How to Use Wood Dowels in Stacked Cakes

VIDEO: Wood Dowels as Cake Supports

 

Trimming Wood Cake Dowels

I like to use large pet nail clippers to cut wood dowels for stacked cakes. This method is especially handy for late night cake jobs since it doesn’t require noisy saws and power tools.

How to Cut Wood Dowels

Vertical Support Dowel Orientation

How to Use Wood Dowels in Stacked Cakes
The graphic above depicts how I would orient the vertical dowel supports inside each tier of 5-tiered cake. The top tier doesn’t need any vertical support dowels unless you plan to put a heavy topper on it, such as a ceramic figurine. The dotted yellow line indicates the dimensions of the next tier in the stack so you can see approximately how far inside that boundary it’s safe to place dowels.

Coring Out Space for Wood Dowels

How to Use Wood Dowels in Stacked Cakes
Before inserting thick wooden support dowels, use an apple corer or bubble tea straw to core out a cylinder of cake.

LOTS more tips here:
How to Use Wood Dowels in Stacked Cakes  How to Use Wood Dowels in Stacked Cakes

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