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Redesigned Interlocking Sign Making Templates are Loaded with New Features to Produce Professional Signs with Ease! Our Sign Making Wizard is a convenient way to map out your letters. Simply enter your sign word or phrase and the wizard will create a custom routing plan including a visual guide to the sequence of templates needed and the number of passes required to rout the letters.
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Rockler Interlock Signmaker's Templates State Park Font Kit, 1-1/2''
Rockler Interlock Signmaker's Templates State Park Font Kit, 1-1/2'' Item #: 56091
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Special Price $39.99 Regular Price $59.99
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Rockler Interlock Signmaker's Templates - State Park Font Kit, 2-1/4"
Rockler Interlock Signmaker's Templates - State Park Font Kit, 2-1/4" Item #: 48356
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Special Price $39.99 Regular Price $59.99
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Rockler Interlock Signmaker's Templates - State Park Font Kit, 3-3/8"
Rockler Interlock Signmaker's Templates - State Park Font Kit, 3-3/8" Item #: 43820
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Rockler Interlock Signmaker's Templates - State Park Font Kits

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Rockler Interlock Signmaker's Templates - State Park Font Kits

Produce countless enduring, classic signs with our instantly recognizable ''State Park'' Font sign-making system. Our State Park letter templates feature adjustable kerning for the most natural-looking layout of your text, with neat, even spacing between all letters. The kit includes a total of 99 template pieces, with letters, numbers, symbols, and kerning spacers. Includes a high-quality brass guide bushing. Recommended for use with a plunge router.


Continuous, unbroken letters! With our clever 2-stage system, you get neat, whole letters, with no seams. There is no need to split letters such as A, B, and D, as a way of securing the ''eye'' in the middle.


Kerning provides consistent letter spacing! Adjustable kerning allows letters with top- or bottom-heavy shapes to overlap each others space, eliminating awkwardly large spaces.


Convenient Sign Making Wizard lets you easily map out your word or phrase! Simply enter the words or phrases for your sign, and the wizard will create a custom routing plan with a visual guide for the sequence of templates needed and the number of passes required to rout the letters. Still not convinced this is the best way to create authentic, unique signs? Read the HomeFixated Review for more details.


  • Item # 56091 requires a 3/16'' Dia. x 5/16''H x 1/4'' Shank Rockler Carbide Signmaking Bit (#52950, sold separately) and a router that accepts standard guide bushings. Replacement 1/4'' ID x 5/16'' OD Brass Bushings (#57773, sold separately) are available
  • Item # 48356 requires a 3/8'' D x 3/8'' H x 1/4'' Shank Rockler Signmaking Carbide Bit (#36676, sold separately) and a router that accepts standard guide bushings. Replacement 3/8'' ID x 1/2'' OD Brass Bushings (#33967, sold separately) are available
  • Item # 43820 requires a 5/8'' D x 1/2'' H x 1/4'' Shank Rockler Signmaking Carbide Bit (#32443, sold separately) and a router that accepts standard guide bushings. Replacement 5/8'' ID x 3/4'' OD Brass Bushings (#30933, sold separately) are available
(99) Individual Templates (letters, numbers, symbols and kerning spacers)
(1) Brass Guide Bushing
(1) Set of Instructions
More Information
Brand Rockler
Manufacturer Part Number N/A
Weight 5.1300
Tech Spec
  • Included Letters are for Capitals Only
  • Template Thickness: 3/32''
  • Included Letters: A, A, B, C, D, E, E, F, G, H, I, I, J, K, L, L, M, M, N, N, O, O, P, P, Q, R, R, S, S, T, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z
  • Included Numbers: 1, 1, 2, 2, 3, 3, 4, 4, 5, 5, 6, 6, 7, 7, 8, 8, 9, 9, 0, 0
  • Included Symbols: !, @, #, $, ', ?, ., /, &
Technical Documents
Type N/A
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4.5 / 5.0
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But a bit frustrating, maybe intimidating
I wanted to rate this product at 4 and 1/2 stars but that option was not available. The template worked as described and I have no problems with this product. However, I was a bit frustrated when it was time to change from "A-1" to "A-2". I was almost intimidated. A large dose of patience is very helpful, I just don't have that sometime. With all this said, I would recommend this product.
September 8, 2018
Purchased
2 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
signs
Works great with the online layout of letters
August 25, 2018
Purchased
2 months ago
Great product.
Works great for making signs, I have searched many websites for a set like this and I'm glad I was able to find it on Rockler.
Baby Shower gift.
Baby Shower gift.
August 21, 2018
Woodworking Experience:
Beginner
Rockler Interlock Signmaker's Template
I ordered two of these kits and they are both so easy to work with. The set-up is easy and the result is incredible! This creation by Rockler is a winner in my eyes and I would definitely recommend it to others to purchase! Thank you Rockler for making such awesome Signmaker Templates!
August 17, 2018
Purchased
2 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Great Results
Easy to use. Take your time laying out, taping down, and vacuuming between routering passes and will have great results.
August 14, 2018
Purchased
3 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
Great Template set
Nice design, Easy to use
Instead of painting this beautiful Walnut I filled the letters with a tinted epoxy resin
Instead of painting this beautiful Walnut I filled the letters with a tinted epoxy resin
July 26, 2018
Purchased
3 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
Sign making
It does everything as advertised. All parts fit together well and is easy to use.
July 24, 2018
Purchased
3 months ago
With practice these templates make great signs
Helpful suggestion for new users. When I started I kept wasting a lot of time finding the correct letters. It was also difficult at times to find the other half or part of a letter for the second run. Here is what I did to speed things up. When you get the box pour all of the templates out onto a table. Take the letters that require two passes and connect them as in A-1 and A-2, R1 and R2, etc. Put all of the single letters into some sort of order Y to Z, W to X, etc. They will not fit back in the box so ...rip out the card board partitions nearest the box hinge. Organize all of your doubles to the back along with all of the other letters. Put the other symbols, etc in the front partitions. This really speeded up my work because I could so easily find what I wanted. When I was not using an A I put the second matching template back together as one.

Nice products. I have the 1.5" and the 2.25".

With practice you can make some wonderful items.
July 21, 2018
Purchased
3 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Beginner
Easy to use good results
July 13, 2018
Purchased
3 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Very Good Template
I have used the 1 1/2 " Sign Makers Template Two times on a total of 9 words and it was Flawless , worked very Good . Follow the instructions and there should be no mistakes . I am Happy that I purchased the State Park Font Kit .
July 12, 2018
Purchased
7 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
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Why did you choose this?
Rockler Store
Recommend product with high rating
Ed M on Aug 20, 2018
Time for a new project
David M on Aug 17, 2018
Recommend product with high rating
Ed M on Aug 20, 2018
looked like the best choice
RICHARD A. L on Aug 17, 2018
Time for a new project
David M on Aug 17, 2018
I WOULD LIKE TO MAKE SOME SIGNS AND THIS LOOKS LIKE A GOOD OPTION.
HUBERT H on Aug 16, 2018
Grand Kids looking for signs in their rooms
Michael S on Aug 16, 2018
I have the 2 1/4" size and I wanted the other sizes to make some signs.
Kent F on Aug 15, 2018
My wife wanted it
David B on Aug 14, 2018
To make signs
John T on Aug 11, 2018
This product seems to combine simplicity and effectiveness at a reasonable price.
Richard on Aug 9, 2018
These are very good quality templates. The interlocking feature make them easy to switch.
Joseph L on Aug 8, 2018
LOOKED GOOD--PRICE WAS RIGHT
WILLIAM C on Aug 6, 2018
Got a sign to make for a customer and this appears to be what he wants.
Butch on Aug 6, 2018
On sale
John I on Aug 5, 2018
Something I have wanted to try.
John M on Aug 5, 2018
I liked the, "no spaces" feature.
Joe S on Aug 4, 2018
Working on creating a NO SOLICITING sign
Robert F on Jul 28, 2018
i looked at a few different options on other sites and i ultimately chose this option because it had the kerning spacing ability and the two part templates for the A, R, P, ect.
brittany s on Jul 27, 2018
Seems t be the most comprehensive kit available.
rODERICK P on Jul 26, 2018
To use to make signs to sell.
Beverly N on Jul 25, 2018
Liked font.
Jim N on Jun 25, 2018
Always have good look with Rockler made products
Jim P on Jun 17, 2018
I have enjoyed using the kit and wanted to have all three sizes!
Stuart Y on Jun 13, 2018
i have seen some signs done with these and i love them
david m on Jun 3, 2018
Clean fonts
Peter H on Jun 2, 2018
I have always liked the state park font, and will be making signs for friends and family.
Danny M on Apr 26, 2018
Making some wooden signs.
David A. M on Apr 25, 2018
Recommended for the State Park Font Kit.
Patrick H on Apr 23, 2018
I love the look of personal handmade signs
Kenneth W on Apr 21, 2018
Want to start making signs
Neil Richard J on Apr 20, 2018
Because a client wanted a sign made in the State Park Font
Ray S on Apr 19, 2018
To try a new hobby.
David S on Apr 16, 2018
Make signs
Alan L on Mar 28, 2018
USING COMIC SANS --- TRYING STATE PARK+WIZARD --- NEED A COMIC SANS LETTER "K" (CHEWED LETTER "K" UP)
LAWRENCE L on Mar 28, 2018
something new to try out
Nathan S on Mar 22, 2018
1 have the 2 1/4 set and wanted a smaller set and happy with the set I already have.
Jim W on Mar 19, 2018
I have been looking for one for some time, and this looks like what I wanted
Russell W on Mar 18, 2018
to make signs
John O on Mar 14, 2018
I have the mid-sized version and love them!
JDpilot on Mar 7, 2018
Sign making
Randall B on Mar 2, 2018
Needed some signs for my church
Michael N on Mar 1, 2018
I trust Rockler products and it is the style that I like.
Paul H on Mar 1, 2018
have the one and a half inch ones and they are great so ordered the two and quarter inch ones
David J on Feb 28, 2018
I needed it
Dwight P on Feb 23, 2018
need it to make some signs
john m on Feb 19, 2018
Setting up a woodworking shop and sign our one of the items I will offer
Tom S on Feb 19, 2018
Have the 3 3/8 and 2 1/4 kits and wanted these smaller ones to have the complete set.
Jean K on Feb 12, 2018
To help me in my project of a driveway sign
Paul L on Feb 12, 2018
The kit appears very detailed with the hobby craftsman and professional in mind.
Loyd D on Feb 12, 2018
The continuous set up capabilities and the spacing solutions.
Glen S on Feb 10, 2018
I want to try sign making. This kit appears to be easy to use.
Joseph G on Feb 9, 2018
looked like the best choice
RICHARD A. L on Aug 17, 2018
I WOULD LIKE TO MAKE SOME SIGNS AND THIS LOOKS LIKE A GOOD OPTION.
HUBERT H on Aug 16, 2018
Ok, just made the cardinal mistake with this kit... I raised the router off of the templat with the router on and dinged the edge of one of the templates. (E) Where can I get replacements?
Daric M on Apr 26, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Replacement templates are available through our customer service at 800-376-7856.
Ok Rockler, I love these sets!! Can you now you need to create a transition template from one size to the other? For example, If I wanted to use the 3-3/8” for the first letter and then the 2-1/4” or 1-1/2” for the rest of the letters. I know I would be buying all the sets and the transition templates. This also gives the illusion of upper case and lower case!!
Ted C on Dec 24, 2017
Hello, I own the DeWalt router 26204K which is the same as the DWP611PK. The base plate's opening is too large to accept the brass bushing of either the 2.1/4' and the 3.3/8" signmaker's template kits. It looks like the DeWalt base plate could accommodate another acrylic insert disc which should then hold the brass Rockler bushing. Does anyone have any ideas?
Bart v on Jun 24, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Buy the plunge base for DWP611PK that is what I did and the rocker bushings fit in the base no modifications needed. Plunge base goes for about $85.00
I own a Craftsman Professional 28212 6.5 amp Corded Fixed Base Palm Router but I cannot find anything about it accepting standard guide bushings? I would think it does but I am not sure. How would I tell?
Texas 2k on Aug 22, 2016
Can I use a palm router?
William B on May 22, 2015
BEST ANSWER: I am using the Bosch Colt Palm Router with the plunge base. The plunge base is absolutely the way to go with the brass guide collar. Simply seat the brass collar into the letter template. Make sure you are properly seated into the template. Then turn “on” the router, plunge down and follow the letter template. When the letter is complete, plunge up and turn “off” the router. Wait for the router to come to a complete stop and remove. That’s it; you are done!
I am not real good with a router so how do you line the router up to where you don't wind up cutting your letters when you first go into the wood??
Floydster on Apr 25, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Make sure you are using a guide collar. It is the round brass item that fits around the blade. This will prevent the blade from making contact with the letter template. To start a cut I usually plunge the rounder into the. Center of the letter. That way I know the guide collar will be between the edges of the template and work correctly. I hope this helps. Al
How wide are the letters in the 3 3/8" State Park set?
Richard K on Apr 7, 2015
BEST ANSWER: The letters once routered are approximately 2 1/4" wide however that does not include the space between the letters. To calculate the length of your word it would 2 5/8" for the first letter, 3" for each letter in the middle and then 2 5/8" for the last letter. A typical 7 letter word would be 20 1/4" long. The letters M and W are a bit longer at 3 3/4 (including the spacing) and the i is a little over an inch. And all of this does not take into consideration the kerning ability of the set to produce tighly spaced words for certain letter combinations.
Can two different size letters be used on the same line?
Brian M on Nov 23, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes, however not at the same time. The different sized letters will not lock together. I used a pencil to establish a base line and worked from that. Practice on scrap lumber first. The results will be worth the care you took.
Is there a way to know before hand what the length of you text will be using the wizard? Interested in the 1 1/2" and 2 1/4" State Park templates.
bob w on Aug 24, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I wish the wizard was that smart, but it is not hard to estimate if you knew the width of each letter. Most letters in the 2 1/4" set are 2" wide, the letter I is smaller at a 1" and M and W are wider at 2 1/2" wide. If you have kerning spacing it will be a little smaller. Count the letters times 2" each and it will be close.

For the 1 1/2" set the letters are 1 1/4" wide, I is 1/2" wide and M and W are 1 5/8" wide, like the other set Kerning spacing will make it a little smaller. So count the letters in your word times 1 1/4" and that will be approximate.
Can the templates be used vertically?
A shopper on Aug 22, 2015
BEST ANSWER: I see no reason why not. You must adhere the templates (use double stick tape or just tape it from the front in such a way it doesn't interfere with your router).
Hi, as I am in New Zealand ! I would like to know if the kit contains everything I need to start making my signs ? Or do I have to buy additional guides /bits etc ? TY
Natzdabratz on Mar 2, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Kit includes everything but bit, plunge router and wood. Enjoy
How do I get the wizard to display longer names?
Kenneth S on Aug 22, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Unless the word has more than 20 characters, you can simply break up the "phrase" between words and add a "space" between them, then enter the rest of the phrase. Spaces between words are consistent. You might not have enough of your letters if there's an abundance of one or more. You can solve this by "temporarily" inserting another letter of the same width and "ignoring it" until you can move a completed letter into that space (tape over the one you don't want to route so you don't "forget")... or buy multiple sets of stencils to get enough letters if this is something you will be doing often.
Do I need a special base plate?
Terry F on May 7, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Your router will need a base plate that accepts a standard guide bushing. See Rockler item 35062.
The signs I make turn out very well and I enjoy making them.
Hope this answers your question.
Richard
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Can I purchase more letters?
Scott C on Sep 10, 2016
BEST ANSWER: It's fairly easy, you just call customer service and request the letters and/or symbols you would like to order for the specific letter set you have. They will process your order for you.
how do I make an arrow?
Janis S on Mar 18, 2017
BEST ANSWER: You could use 2 or 3 letter I with a v.
Has the numeral "5" been updated to a two-pass item (like they did with "G")? Even being careful I had trouble with the inside part bending. Thanks.
MICHAEL M on Jan 17, 2018
BEST ANSWER: My kit has a 2 part "G," but the sign making wizard uses a 1 part "G." Which one is the correct method?
I am going to start making items out of wood (red cedar) that I formerly made out of metal using a plasma cutter. Do you offer:
1.) a smaller font, 1",
2.) various fonts and
3.) the ability to set the the letters in an arc?
A. J on Oct 15, 2017
Why is double sided tape recommended? Can't you use duct or gorilla tape?
Craig B on Sep 8, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Craig, I use painter's tape (blue or green) with some satisfaction. The problem remains that the router base plate tends to "snag" the tape. I have not found double-sided tape to grip the template assembly firmly enough, therefore the preference for the thin painter's tape. I tape firmly where I am NOT routing and release the tape as I move forward. Carefully dust off where you have routed and firmly re-tape the routed section as Iyou move on. Cumbersome, a bit, but it gets the job done!
Will this work with Makita 6.5 amp compact router?
Chris S on Sep 27, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Have not used a compact router with my template set but don't see any reason that it wouldn't work provided that the base will accept the guide bushing. Be sure to use the double sided tape to hold the templates in position.
What router base do I need to use these?
Steveo73 on Sep 25, 2018
BEST ANSWER: If you have one, a clear router base would be best. Also, I would recommend a full size router because of the larger base or make you own larger base for your router.
What is the best router for sign making? Best all around router?
Edward J on Nov 18, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I use the DWP611PW Dewalt router with plunge base, it lets me go as shallow or as deep as I want. It is a great router, it has enough power to use on any type of wood. It is very versatile with all types of projects not just sign making.
can the letters be made any closer? I would like to keep it around 1/2 inch or so
Jerry V on Jan 11, 2017
BEST ANSWER: this kit is designed to keep the spacing between letters right. It even takes care of the fact that some letters need to be closer to the next one than others. this is called kerning.
If you want to get the letters closer to each other, you could shift the template to the left a little after routing each letter. it would for sure be tedious and might not look good since it messes up the kerning that was baked into the template. But it should work
Will this work with a Dewalt DW618 router?
Douglas R on Nov 22, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Yes. The key is to use the right size router bit and guide bushings. Be careful during the routing because if the bit is not centered in the bushing, it will destroy the bushing. Not an expensive problem, but you will need another the same size to work with that size bit, 3/8" or 5/8". I hope this helps. I really like mine and have done some nice lettering with it.
Re: 2 1/4" kit, can you make a hyphen? Can you make a comma?
Richard on Aug 11, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Tape router stops the same thickness as the templates in the vertical sides ah the letter H and just rout the middle for the hyphen. I just freehand the comma because it is so small.
For the 2 1/4" State Park stencil kit, what is the physical size (not the letter size) of the single largest piece?
Richard on Aug 9, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hi Richard. Rockler asked me to answer your question. Unfortunately, me set is 3-3/8 in., so I cannot give you an accurate answer. For my set, all pieces are 6-1/2 in. high; most letters/numbers are 3 in. wide, but the @ pieces are 4-7/8 in. wide.
Has anyone tried this on an uneven surface such as barnwood?
Phil D on Jun 4, 2018
BEST ANSWER: No I have not, however I think the only difficulty would be in making sure the templates are secured well to the board.
Also I am going to give it a try and see what happens....
It comes with a Brass Bushing but they note that it requires a brass bushing. I'm confused. Does the kit have everything i need?
tdaniels on Jan 13, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes it comes with everything to start making signs.
Do you have to use their bit or can you use a V Groove bit instead?
Jules K on Sep 2, 2016
BEST ANSWER: YOu can use the V groove instead of the one they give you . The one they give you has a fine point that's used to do fine art router work.

Scott
What size router bit is used for the 1.5 inch template kit #56091?
Michael Y on Jul 10, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The bit is item #52950
Would I be able to use this on a RYOBI RRT1600S ? TY
Natzdabratz on Mar 2, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Not sure. However, if you have the router guide that fits the letters and the preferred 5/8 “flat bottom sign bit you should be good to go.