Possibly one of the most daunting aspects of carving Dolphins is the initial process of roughing out, in other words taking away the bits that don't look like a dolphin.
These worksheets elegantly overcome this problem by showing you how to laminate together a series of profiles that automatically give you the basic shape.
You are then instructed through the process of stock removal, shaping,...
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...
Leaping from the sea this Marlin makes you want to save up for a big game fishing holiday in North Queensland.
As with the dolphins and the shark the streamlined shapes of these denizens of the ocean make for an easy intarsia project.
Double cutting makes short work of that long centre join.
Now what should we call a design that is a fish with a lot of spots? I know! Why don't we call it the Spotty Fish. And who said marketing was difficult?
Just 34 pieces makes for an easy project. Apart from the 83 spots that is. I can't believe it has that many. You're right, this one doesn't. Only 61 on...
Or let's not.
This Shark has just a glimmer of a smile. While not exactly cute it's not that scary either.
A quite friendly, but I probably wouldn't want to stroke it, kind of terror of the deep.
This is not a...