Lovely DIY Outdoor Cake Stand

My husband like many of us loves sweets and today he asked to prepare a cake. His desire made me think of this lovely DIY Outdoor Cake Stand.You can decorate your outdoor space with this rustic piece of furniture which will fit perfectly the natural surroundings.

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Here are the materials you need this DIY Outdoor Cake Stand : a cross-cut wood plaque (round or oval), a cross-section of a tree limb   (Make sure the top and bottom are parallel), Titebond Ultimate wood glue (or similar extra strong wood glue), a large wood clamp.Take your tree limb section and wipe the cut surface clean.  Put a generous amount of extra strong wood glue on the surface.

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Place the limb section in the center of the back side your wood plaque and press down firmly.  Wipe away any excess glue with a clean, damp cloth.

Place the two joined pieces in a wood clamp and let dry for at least one hour.   If you do not have a wood clamp, you can stack a few heavy books on top of your pedestal until it is dry.

Use your pedestals to display cakes and desserts or use as a base for a centerpiece.   If you want to place food directly on the wood surface, coat it first with a food-safe wood sealer.  If you would like to keep the wood it is natural color, place a piece of parchment paper beneath your cake or dessert.{found on oncewed}