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Last August I made wood letters for my wife’s classroom, and when I posted the project, it became one of my most popular posts of 2015.  Since I posted the project, I have received requests for plans for other letters, so I thought I would start off 2016 by sharing plans for all the letters of the alphabet.  This week I am sharing plans for A-M, and next week I will finish up with N-Z.

I used 2×4 to make the DIY wood letters and 1×3 furring strips as trim around the letters.

SUPPLIES NEEDED:

  • 2x4x8 (One per 2 letters)
  • 1x3x8 (One per letter)
  • 2-1/2 in pocket hole screws
  • 1-1/4 in brad nails

TOOLS NEEDED:

  • Compound Miter Saw
  • Kreg Pocket Hole Jig
  • Air Compressor and Nail Gun

Plans:

Step One:  Use pocket hole screws to attach 2×4 pieces to make the letters.  Refer to illustration below to see how to cut the pieces for curved letters (B,D,C, G, and J).

Step Two:  Use 1×3 furring strips to make the trim for the letters.  Then attach the trim with 1-1/4 in brad nails.  Some of the letters are simple to trim with all the cuts being 45 degrees, others are a little more complicated (See illustrations below for tips on how to cut trim).

Check back next week to see the plans for N-Z.

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