But this is still a project that even the complete beginner is going to find very straightforward.
And you will have to admit that Mum does have attitude!
There are plenty of handy tips in the book including how to make the round plugs for Mum's eyes. No lathe needed.
Baby's eyes are burnt on with a home made pyrography pen. A piece of bent wire and a candle? Too easy.
Full details and instructions, as always, are included with the pattern.
But don't take our word, check out some of our Customer's Finished Koala Projects
This pattern is included in my book 'Intarsia Down Under' and not only includes a full size plan but 2 pages of detailed instructions along with 11 full colour step by step photos. Anyone will be able to make this cute intarsia.
Finished Intarsia Size:
360mm x 250mm (14"x10")
Number of Pieces:
A4 297mm x 210mm (12" x 8½")
This is a small section of the very detailed computer drawn plan that will guide you through the construction process
This pattern is included in our Printed Book "Intarsia Down Under" which includes 8 other plans as well as this Koala Dad.
Check the book out here, it's great value as it includes 9 complete plans plus a comprehensive introduction to the art of intarsia.
Some Sample Timbers used in this piece
Arm, body and ears
Use these samples as a guide to colours only. You should use wood that you can easily obtain locally.
The pattern includes detailed guidelines on choosing suitable timbers. Need more timber colours? Check out our guide to Ebonizing and Bleaching Timber here.
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