Sandy Intarsia Pattern
Sanding this young lady was a pleasure. Hence the name. Sandy.
The plan shows a short haired version as well.
I blew the plan up and made a large one that certainly attracts attention at exhibitions.
Although we don't sell so many to male woodworkers when their partners are looking over their shoulder.
You will only need 2 shades of timber for her skin plus a darker timber colour for her hair.
I chose to make a dark haired beauty with a deep suntan which allowed me to use richer timber colours.
She could be a blonde but you may loose some of the impact with the lighter timbers
Finished Intarsia Size:
340mm x 560mm (14" x 22")
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
Gum Top Box
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.