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Interchangeable Cake Stand

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I'm so excited to share this project with you guys! I've been wanting a cake stand for awhile so I decided to make my own seeing how easy it is. I used dry clay for my deer project and I loved how it's so moldable and great it dries so I used it for this project as well. I also used this cake stand to display my work at the E30 conference. I got the clay from Target, wood from Michaels and PVC pipes from Home Depot. I also got a shorter but thicker PVC pipe to connect the PVC and wood together (not shown in picture below)

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I measured the base insert by putting my PVC pipe right in the middle and deep enough where the PVC pipe isn't wobbly.

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I painted the base a metallic color and then spray painted it after. I'm not sure if you can just spray paint the clay though. Does anyone know? I had a dried clay spot and when I spray painted it, it didn't show up like how I wanted it to so I'm glad I coated it with acrylic paint first. After spray painting everything, I hot glued my short PVC pipe to the circular base but I didn't glue my bigger PVC pipe to the shorter base and I didn't glue the bigger PVC pipe to the bottom base because I want my base to be interchangeable.

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Look! It's so easy to take the PVC off of the base and it's still sturdy when it's all put together.

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