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Wooden Letters
Basic Description What can be a better toy for a child than a colorful set of wooden letters? This is a simple, fun and very satisfying project. You can complete an entire alphabet or just create a smaller set of letters that spells something significant like the child's name.
Materials Wood and paint or finishing oil. A complete material list is provided below.
Tools Bandsaw or scrollsaw or jigsaw, sandpaper, paintbrush. A complete tool list is provided below.
Cost The plan itself is free! Estimated cost of materials: $3
Time 2 hours
Difficulty Easy
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Similar Projects If you enjoy making the small blocks required for this project, you may also be interested in the following projects: date blocks, blockstack and domino effect

the project plan begins here

step:     1          

The first step involves acquiring the necessary materials and proper tools. It is best to get everything prepared before commencing because you are free to progress without unnecessary interruptions.
wood letters

Material List

Item Qty. Description
#1 varies Plywood or hardwood. We used 3/8" (1cm) birch plywood, but any quality wood will suffice. If you want the letters to be able to stand upright, make sure the wood is thick enough.
#2 - paint or finishing oil more info

Tool List

bandsaw more info, jigsaw more info or scrollsaw more info
sandpaper and file
recommended: disc sander more info and/or belt sander more info
recommended: drum sanding attachment for drill press more info or spindle sander more info
recommended: computer, printer, clear tape and hobby knife to create templates

step 2►

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