This is the design that gives you the most bangs per buck. And it only has two contrasting timbers. Okay three, if you count the eyes.
Intarsia doesn't come any simpler than this but just look at what you end up with.
A 3D wooden sculpture that is 30 inches long straight off the plan.
You make Dad, Mum and baby separately and glue them on top of each other.
I have made many baby dolphins at workshop demos and my record is 36mins from go to whoa. Not much longer for Mom and Dad
But don't take our word, check out some of our Customer's Finished Dolphin Projects.
One of our simplest, yet most effective designs. As a simple introduction to the art of intarsia you won't do better.
Finished Intarsia Size:
220mm x 760mm (9" x 30")
Number of Pieces:
A2 - 420mm x 594mm (17" x 24")
This is a small section of the very detailed computer drawn plan that will guide you through the construction process
Some Sample Timbers used in this piece
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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