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Hello,
I am in search of a router templet that would make letters and numbers at least 6" tall, 9" would be better. I have searched on-line finding nothing larger than 2.5". Any help would be very much appreciated.

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welcome to the forum, Boots.
what is it that you want the templates for ?
many of us here free-hand letters that are that big with very good results.
if you've never done it before, with a little practice, you too could get it done.
 

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welcome to the forum, Boots.
what is it that you want the templates for ?
many of us here free-hand letters that are that big with very good results.
if you've never done it before, with a little practice, you too could get it done.
Thanks John,
I want to make an address sign for the lobby of a multi unit residential building. It would be more decorative than for identifying the location. I will try some free hand but I'm a bit behind schedule already and practice would set me back some more.
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Boots - do you have a sketch, drawing or sample photos to share with us ?
we can only assume that you are wanting to make only one of these signs ?
 

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Microsoft word letters can be enlarged (not sure how large, but big) enough to print one letter per page. Stick the pages on the wood and cut them out using a scroll saw. If you remove the center area of the letter, you have a template to use with a router. If you remove the outer area, you have a wooden letter to glue to your sign backer.

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Microsoft word letters can be enlarged (not sure how large, but big) enough to print one letter per page.
When printed a font size of 72 is 1 inch high. A font size of 144 is 2 inches high, multiplying up etc, etc... The maximum font size in MS Word is 1638, which equates to 22.75 inches high. 9 inch letters would be a font size of 648, whilst 6 inch high letters would be font size of 432.

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Thanks for that, Megs.
Welcome to the forum.
 
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