They used to say that Australia rode on the sheeps back. Specifically Merino sheep that have white wool.
So this multi-coloured example must be another breed. Not a Merino.
A great project for using up all those odds and sods of left over timber pieces..
Use as many different timber colours as you can. Including some dark ones for contrast
This project is made in three simple layers that are glued on top of each other. Easy to construct and gives a great 3D look.
This comprehensive, full size, pattern will take you step by step through the construction process.
Finished Intarsia Size:
350mm x 275mm (14" x 11")
Number of Pieces:
A3 420mm x 297mm (17" x 12")
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.