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Old 07-31-2010, 10:14 AM   #1
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Default What's a good font for "Word" patterns?

Does anyone have a particular font they use when creating "Word Art" scrollsaw patterns? What's your favorite?
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comic sans MS isn't bad. I use it from Print shop list

still haven't found the "perfect one yet"
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I like hobo ex or med.
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Arial, times are safe choices; or just look through the list until something catches the eye. When I'm "engraving", I like to use monotype cursiva--it makes a nice cursivy-looking script that's easy to make cuttable without looking like a stencil.
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There's a good font here on the site. It's called scroller beach italic.
Scroll to the bottom of the page for it.
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I have had good luck with script mt italic font.I join the first letter and beef up any weak areas I am chicken to cut.
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I design many wordart patterns and use a variety of different fonts. I agree with kofte - arial and times are good fonts but you shouldn't limit yourself to just those. Many fonts can be made to work, just let yourself be creative with them ... in other words ... think outside the font.

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I use cooper black under the word program which is probably like hobo, I use for making names and signs which I find to work good. Jim
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Creampuff works very well. Can be found on line under fonts.

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I'm with Gordie I like Creampuffs too LOL
Joking aside Hobo suits me fine, I have Used Loki Cola for my front fence, came out quite striking.

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