What Kind Of Mat Do You Use To Cut Letters On?

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Greeneyes1979 Posted 25 Sep 2011 , 5:02pm
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Hi, I am going to try my hand at cutting sugar paste letters, I have the cutters, rolling pin, sugar paste etc but what I don't have is the mat I see in the tutorial videos for me to roll it out on and cut on - can anyone tell me the right name for them as I am struggling to find it on ebay and I don't want to waste money buying the wrong thing?

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Kellbella Posted 25 Sep 2011 , 5:19pm
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I bought a single square of Corian at Home Depot. It rocks!!!! and it's cheap.

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scp1127 Posted 25 Sep 2011 , 5:20pm
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It's a celboard. I got mine from Edna:

http://designmeacake.com/catalog/i48.html

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leah_s Posted 25 Sep 2011 , 5:40pm
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I just use my counter.

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WeezyS Posted 25 Sep 2011 , 6:19pm
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I use a plastic placemat. Saw it somewhere on a video. It only cost $1.00 and it works great!

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jennifercullen Posted 25 Sep 2011 , 6:26pm
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Originally Posted by leah_s

I just use my counter.




Me too! As long as there's powdered sugar under your fondant/gumpaste so it doesn't stick that's what I do.

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Greeneyes1979 Posted 25 Sep 2011 , 6:37pm
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Some great idas thankyou icon_smile.gif

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Greeneyes1979 Posted 25 Sep 2011 , 6:39pm
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Some great ideas thankyou icon_smile.gif

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poohsmomma Posted 25 Sep 2011 , 8:54pm
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I get plastic cutting boards at the Dollar Tree ( 2 for $1) The fondant doesnt' stick to them. I don't have to use powdered sugar or Crisco or anything. When they get a lot of cuts, I can just toss them.

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Sherry1030 Posted 25 Sep 2011 , 9:18pm
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I use wax paper ... icon_smile.gif

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HeyWife Posted 26 Sep 2011 , 4:03am
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I use a Sil-Pat

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