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43 Best Fonts for Wood Burning (Fancy, Easy Wood Burning Letters)

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If you're just getting into pyrography and want to add text to your projects, you'll need a good wood burning font. Of course, the style of font you choose will depend on how you intend to use the text.

Today we'll cover 43 of the best fonts for wood burning available at Envato Elements and GraphicRiver. Take a look and see which ones would work best for your project. 

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The Best Way to Burn Letters Into Wood

Burning letters into wood (also known as pyrography) is a wonderful craft project to try. It's quite a simple process, and you can get some amazing results.

The best way to burn letters into wood is to start by designing your text on the computer. In this article, I'll show you a range of fonts you can use, from simple, blocky sans serifs that are good for beginners to complex decorative fonts that will present more of a challenge for experienced designers.

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Once you've selected your font and set up your text, simply print it out on a plain sheet of paper. Then place the paper onto your smooth, sanded block of wood, with a sheet of carbon paper underneath, and use a pencil to trace your design onto the wood. When you're done, break out your woodburning tool and begin carefully burning your design into the wood.

Remember, you are literally playing with fire here, so be sure to use the proper safety equipment and keep your space well ventilated. If you follow the right process, though, you should have no problem creating a beautiful design. Just choose a wood lettering font from the selection below, and get started!

Unlimited Wood Burning Font Downloads at Envato Elements

Envato Elements is a terrific resource for designers and dabblers that offers thousands of premium digital assets like graphic templates, mockups, logos, photos, fonts, and much more. What makes this service outstanding is that for one low monthly fee, you can download as many of these digital assets as you like, as often as you like.

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Or if you don't want a subscription, don't worry—we're also including a few fonts from GraphicRiver, where you can just buy one font at a time for a low one-time fee.

Let's take a look at some of the best fonts for wood burning available from Envato Elements and GraphicRiver

11 Sans Serif Easy Wood Burning Fonts

If you're just getting started with pyrography, these easy wood burning fonts are perfect for you. They're simple, blocky, wide sans serif fonts that will be easy for you to burn into your wood. No tricky serifs or decorative elements to worry about!

VICTORIA Wood Lettering Font (OTF, TTF, WOFF)

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Let's start with a clean and simple sans serif. Victoria Sans is a stylish, modern font that will be easy to burn into wood and will create a striking effect. It's designed to be used in all caps with a wide-set spacing, so you've got plenty of space to get used to the process!

Vengeance (OTF, TTF, WOFF)

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Do you want Vengeance? This elegant sans serif comes with seven different weights, so you can play around and get just the right look for your wood burning project.

Berlin Wood Burning Font (EOT, SVG, TTF, WOFF)

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If you're just getting started with wood burning, a minimalist font like Berlin is ideal. Wood burning big letters is much easier than trying small, fiddly designs with lots of details, so Berlin is the perfect place to start.

Aurel (OTF)

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If you're looking for easy wood burning letters that are clean and stylish, Aurel is a good choice. It's open, modern, and wide-set, but it has that touch of irregularity too. And there are four weights and four italics to keep things interesting.

Branden (OTF, TTF)

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Branden is another font that looks quite plain at first glance but has some great design features that will give you a great end result. Contrast the capital "R" in this font with the "R" in Aurel above, for example. Those are the little details that add up to a successful design.

Cremona (OTF, TTF, WOFF)

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Try Cremona if you want a wood lettering font with classic appeal. There's a touch of Art Deco to it, and the variable stroke width gives it an extra dimension compared to some of the simpler fonts we've looked at so far.

Anzil Wood Burning Big Letters (OTF, TTF, WOFF)

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With its squared-off, blocky characters, Anzil Sans Serif is a great choice for those looking for easy wood burning letters to get started with. If the wide-set capitals don't work for you, then why not experiment with lowercase letters or try out the five different weights?

Brotherton (OTF, TTF, WOFF)

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The great thing about Brotherton is the inclusion of outline versions. As you can see from the preview above, you can get some great effects by combining the regular and outline fonts in a single word. How would you use this feature in a wood burning project?

Effren (OTF, TTF, WOFF)

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Here's another classic, timeless sans serif. Effren has a powerful impact, while still being simple enough for you to use as a wood lettering font even if you're just starting out. Give it a try!

Alyssum (OTF, TTF, WOFF)

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The wide-set spacing of Alyssum and the simple, clean characters are typical of easy wood burning fonts. Download it and see how easy it is to create stunning results!

Balmond Modern Ligature Sans Serif (OTF, TTF, WOFF)

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Balmond is not quite as simple and plain as some of the other examples we've looked at. There's a bit more variation in the stroke width, for example, so this could be a good font to try before jumping into the serifs below.

10 Serif Fonts for Intermediate Pyrographers

Are you ready to level up? While minimalist sans serifs are great for beginners, classic serif fonts are the next step. They give you more scope to create interesting, unique designs, and some of them come with ligatures and flourishes that can provide a fun challenge.

Wood Burning Letters: Erva Esra (OTF, TTF)

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Can you see how the best fonts for wood burning can vary so much depending on your skill level and what you want to create? Erva Esra offers so much more visual interest than the minimalist sans serifs we looked at before. If you can handle those tricky serifs and ligatures, this one is perfect for you.

Orlande (OTF, TTF, WOFF)

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Here's a wonderfully creative wood burning font to sink your teeth into. Don't you just love how the ball terminals on the "r" and "a" become free-floating balls?

Garcedo (OTF, TTF, SVG, WOFF, EOT)

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Are you ready to play with some extravagant ligatures and alternates in your next wood lettering project? Garcedo is an elegant typeface that will bring a touch of class to your designs.

Perugia (OTF)

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If you're looking for relatively easy wood burning letters in a serif font, Perugia is a good choice. It's not as elaborate as some of the others featured here, so it's not difficult to burn into the wood, but it offers a beautifully bold, curvy design that will work really well in your creations.

Wood Burning Fonts (OTF, TTF)

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Here's a wood lettering font with a timeless vintage appeal. The extended swashes and soft curves give it a playful appeal.

Magnita (OTF, TTF)

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There are some lovely touches to Magnita, like the triangular dot on the "i" and the way that's reflected at the top of the "t" next to it. Why create your own lettering when you can simply download a font like this and make an instant impact?

Wallace (OTF, TTF, WOFF)

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If you're looking for fancy wood burning fonts, you can't go wrong with Wallace, a decorative serif font with plenty of playful ligatures and alternates for you to play around with. This would translate really well into a wood burning text project.

Palash (OTF)

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Here's another simple, clean, elegant offering for you. Palash would make a great wood lettering font because of its simple, stylish design. Download it and see how it would work with your chosen text!

Karatone Wood Burning Letters (OTF)

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Here's a wood lettering font that will create an impact. The basic serif typeface is quite simple, but then there are some wonderfully creative alternates and swashes that really take it to the next level.

Kahiji Wood Lettering Font (OTF)

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Kahiji comes in capital letters only. It's a beautifully crafted typeface, and it comes with plenty of glyphs and non-English characters too, so you have lots of flexibility in producing just the result you want.

11 Wood Burning Calligraphy Fonts

For advanced woodburners, calligraphy fonts are the next step. The free-flowing lines are not easy to create, but all it takes is a little practice. Download one of these classy calligraphy fonts and start mastering the technique!

Austina Script (TTF, OTF, WOFF)

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Austina Script comes with a stunning 530 glyphs! That gives you so much room to experiment and come up with fresh and unique designs. It's this flexibility that makes wood burning calligraphy fonts so powerful.

Someday Handwriting Script Font (OTF, TTF)

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Wood burning handwriting has never been easier, thanks to Someday, a font that perfectly mimics stylish handwriting. It also has a casual appeal, as opposed to the formality of some calligraphy fonts.

Mayoras Handwriting Script (OTF, TTF, WOFF)

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Handwriting isn't always easy to read, but Mayoras is a very legible font, making it ideal for your wood burning projects. After all that effort, you don't want people to be straining to see what it says!

Galatia Script (OTF, TTF)

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With over 400 glyphs, along with swashes, stylistic sets, and contextual alternates, Galatia is a wood burning calligraphy font to dream of. Download it and see what you can create today!

Simplemind Handwriting Font (OTF, TTF)

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There's nothing simple about the Simplemind font. It's a beautiful handwritten font that also comes with multilingual support, so it's ideal if you're creating wood burning text effects using languages other than English.

Mayla: Beautiful Handwriting Script (OTF, TFF, WOFF)

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Wood burning handwriting fonts don't get much better than Mayla. It's natural, elegant, legible, and oh so stylish. The contrast in stroke width is reminiscent of writing with traditional ink pens.

Monday Script (OTF)

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Even if you hate Mondays, you'll love the Monday font. It combines brush lettering with traditional handwriting to create a beautiful, clean result. Try it in your next wood burning project.

Raphaely | Unique Handwriting Script Font (OTF, TTF)

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Here's another wood burning calligraphy font with loads of glyphs, alternates, and ligatures. This lets you create truly unique end results each time!

Delight Script (OTF, TTF, SVG, WOFF)

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You really will be delighted with this fresh, elegant calligraphy font. If elegance is what you're after, and you have the skill to burn those decorative swashes into the wood, then Delight is the font for you.

Anjani Script Modern Calligraphy

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Anjani is a great wood burning handwriting font with a natural casual feel. The text flows beautifully, making it a great choice for burning into wood. Try it out with the word or phrase of your choice!

Madelina Script (OTF, TTF, SVG, WOFF)

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And the glyph count keeps rising: Madelina comes with more than 600! This is particularly important in a wood burning project because you want to create a unique end result, and fancy wood burning fonts like Madelina give you plenty of scope to do just that!

11 Decorative Wood Burning Fonts for Special Occasions

Finally, let's look at some decorative fonts for those occasions when you really want to make a splash. As we move through this article, we're ratcheting up the creativity—and the difficulty level when burning these letters into wood. This is the final level, so if you're up for the challenge, check these fancy wood burning fonts out!

Allenia Wood Burning Font (OTF, TTF)

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There's a look of luxury to Allenia. Don't you love the diamonds on the crossbar of the "E" and the top of the "I"? There's so much more to discover in this complex typeface, so download it and give it a try

Fancy Wood Burning Fonts: Pearlone (OTF, TTF)

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Want to rock the stencil look? Then try Pearlone, a creative stencil serif that will give your wood burning project instant style. It gets its name from the way those cool dots in some of the characters were inspired by pearls.

Wood Burning Big Letters (OTF, TTF, WOFF)

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Go big and bold with Arkyn, a blocky display typeface with high contrast in the strokes. There are also plenty of alternates and ligatures for you to play with here.

Likeguard Wood Burning Fonts (OTF, TTF, WOFF)

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Try the regular, light, bold, or outline versions of Likeguard—or why not throw them all into a single word, as in the example above! Mixing and matching different styles is a great way to create eye-catching typography.

Meritta Wood Burning Big Letters (TTF, OTF, PFM)

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Want some vintage flair in your wood burning letters? Try Meritta, an elegant typeface inspired by vintage typography.

Easy Wood Burning Fonts (TTF, OTF)

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Magnies is another font with a stencil look. Although it looks quite complex, it's actually not too hard to burn into wood. Give it a try!

Cecilia Octavia (OTF, WOFF)

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Check out the minimalist elegance of Cecilia Octavia. You also get some bonus floral illustrations with this one, so why not see what you can do with those? They could be the perfect frame for your text.

ANNA (OTF, TTF)

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The great thing about fancy wood burning fonts like Anna is that they make it so easy to create a stylish design. All you have to do is download and install the font, and then type out your text and burn it into the wood.

The Laker (OTF, TTF)

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There are so many irregular features of The Laker, and that's what makes it successful. The "A" is missing its crossbar, the "H" is sitting under the "T", and so on. It's easy to create a memorable design with a font like this.

Kelly Regular (OTF, TTF, WOFF)

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Check out the sparkles in this stylish typeface! When you use Kelly Regular in your pyrography projects, you'll be sure to create eye-catching end results.

Aveden (OTF, TTF)

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There's something futuristic about Aveden, a clean, minimalist display font. The best fonts for wood burning are the ones that make it easy to create a great end result, and Aveden will definitely achieve that.

Choose Your Favourite Fonts for Wood Burning

Now you know just where to find the best fonts for wood burning when you need them. Head on over to Envato Elements and GraphicRiver and download your favourite template today.

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