Cake Stand

London Richards

London Richards

Designer and Builder for DIYGirlfriend

There is no better way to present that perfect cake than with the perfect cake stand. In the Victorian era cake stands were used to impress at that afternoon teatime. Elevating the offered desserts make for a striking centerpiece. 

Today it is used in the same way. Perfect for birthdays, anniversary celebrations or any get together, these cake stands allowed that cake to be the center of attention. 

The first cake stands were commonly made from ceramics and gradually transitioned into glass and metal materials. The original shape for cake stands were round but, in the late 1930s, the cake stand design could be found in square, hexagonal or octagonal shapes also. 

Today the mainstream shape of cake stands are round, but there are many artistic stands to choose from that vary in shape, size, and style. 

The cake stand that we are building in this article will be a round wooden cake stand. This style is sure to fit in any home. And you can personalize your cake stand to be more rustic, country, or modern with a simple variation of paint or addition of a graphic stencil. 

Let’s get that cake out of the box and on display where it deserves to be. 


Here is What you will need:

You can find these items in any local home improvement store. At the bottom of this article we have provided some links to make locating these items easier.

Watch the video below to start fixing the hole in the drywall.

Or you can follow the step-by-step instructions below.

Step 1

Step 2

DIYG Tip: Measure and mark the center of your wood round before securing the base

Step 3

Step 4

Congrats! Your round wooden cake stand is complete.

Listed below are the supplies we used in this tutorial.


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