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I NEED A WOOD SIGN TEMPLATE FOR 5 INCH LETTERS?


orksecurity4 years ago
Or build a pantograph (I'm sure there's an instructable on that topic) and use it to enlarge the letters by tracing a smaller copy.

Or buy templates; they are commercially available.
Willard2.04 years ago
I do this fairly often, and I print off the lettering that I want, in about 50 point.  I then use a drawing enlarger and enlarge it to the size I want.  Alternatively, you could print off the lettering full scale and use carbon paper to transfer it.

I also believe that you can do enlargements at an office supply store fairly cheap(here it is $0.08/page).  It might be cheaper than the ink that you use printing one character to a page.

Willard
Print your own ? Use a very big font, and print a single character to a page. Use spray fixing glue to stick the characters to the wood, then carve the letters.