What To Do With Masonite Board?

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confectionsofahousewife Posted 19 Nov 2009 , 4:05pm
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Hi. I just got a masonite board yesterday from a friend that I would like to use for a cake this weekend. I usually use foam board or cardboard cake circles stacked together. Anyway, what do I cover the masonite with? Its an ugly brownish color so I don't want it to show. I've never used masonite before so I'm not sure what to do! Thanks.

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__Jamie__ Posted 19 Nov 2009 , 4:18pm
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You cover it. Just like any other board. Butcher paper is great. Or Fanci Foil.

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sadsmile Posted 19 Nov 2009 , 4:30pm
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You could also cover it with a nice layer of fondant. Glue a ribbon around the edge.

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__Jamie__ Posted 19 Nov 2009 , 4:32pm
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Yeah, that too. Sticks real well to the masonite.

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jammjenks Posted 19 Nov 2009 , 4:35pm
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All good suggestions. I prefer freezer paper, but you could use just about anything.

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confectionsofahousewife Posted 19 Nov 2009 , 5:27pm
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Great! Thanks for the info. I figured you covered it just like anything else but wanted to check for sure.

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cylstrial Posted 19 Nov 2009 , 7:09pm
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You can cover it with scrapbook paper and then cover it with clear contact paper as well. And then put the ribbon along the edge as well.

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sadsmile Posted 20 Nov 2009 , 2:41pm
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Manufactures of Contact brand paper state their product is not food safe and to have the food items placed on a plate or other food safe barrier between the food and their product.

Just a friendly FYI... and now back to out regularly scheduled programing. icon_wink.gif

I love covered boards! they add so much to the whole presentation with a finished and polished look. thumbs_up.gif

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