This is one of Australia's lesser known, but extremely attractive, marsupials.
The Numbat or Banded Anteater is the faunal emblem of the state of Western Australia.
The stripes and the fluffy tail are both easy to replicate with intarsia. Double cutting makes short work of those stripes.I remember being very pleasantly surprised after completing the first prototype. It had worked out so well. Highly recommended.
Finished Intarsia Size:
280mm x 400mm (11" x 16")
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.