Why do the manufacturers of the 14" x 19" boards not make them 14" x 18" so that they will fit in a 14" x 19" box? If both board and box are the same length, the box will not properly close. I find myself having to trim at least a half inch off of each board before using it. Has anyone ever found shorter boards or longer boxes?
Most of the boards I have used are actually 13 3/4 x 18 3/4 " and usually fit perfectly in a 14x19" box. I have not had any problems with this. Are you sure your box is 19"? I know you can get boxes that measure 14 x20" but they are only 4" high and that is not high enough for my cakes.
Now I have honestly never had this problem. If I buy a 14" board it fits a 14" box perfectly. Maybe the problem lies in where you are purchasing them from. Its never happened to me.
No, I haven't had this problem. Maybe you should alert your source to the problem. They might not be aware that the boards don't fit the boxes (what a nuisance!).
Are you talking about those scalloped edged boards? I'm not sure those fit in any box!
Debi--- the scallop edge boards (wilton) are 14x20" and will fit in the 14x20" box I mentioned in my previous post. I work in a cake supply store and we carry both the 14x20 and 14x19 boxes and boards.