Lettering on technical drawings is a simple form of hand lettering that does
not contain flourishes. Generally, the letter style on technical drawings is
single-stroke gothic executed by hand with conically sharpened pencils.
Sharpen pencils regularly to maintain an even width in the pencil stroke.
single-stroke gothic letter style is plain and geometrically unremarkable. You
may use lettering aids to letter on technical drawings; however, lettering aids
are cumbersome when speed is required.
Figure 5-2 is an example of single-stroke lettering.
Figure 5-2.Single-stroke gothic letters used on technical drawings.
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