Intarsia ‘Creases’

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Ever wonder how to create those grooves and creases that give extra life to intarsia art?

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Attach the pattern to your timber using your preferred method.

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Carefully cut the piece out.

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Cut down the “crease” line. Try to keep this as smooth as possible for a fine line. Turn the saw off before backing out.

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We’ve finished cutting, so you can remove the pattern. Next, time to start sanding.

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Gently sand the “crease”. Wrapping sandpaper around a v-shaped block, or using a bowsander can help create the curved edges.

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Nearly there. Continue to work carefully until you’re happy with how it looks.

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Tidy up the “crease” with a thin strip of fine abrasive. Congratulations, you’re done!

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