Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Making a Wooden Chicken Ornament

In this scrap wood project I'll show you how I made a wooden chicken ornament that will sit nicely on your shelf.

Scrap wood chicken
Wooden chicken ornament

For this project you will need a peace of 20 x 10 x 3 scrap wood.  The runner part from a wooden pallet is ideal.

Start by drawing out your chicken design.

wooden chicken drawing design
Drawing chicken
 Next cut your design out.

scrap wood chicken
Wooden chicken cutout
Once you have your basic chicken shape, clamp and carve using a sharp chisel or carving knife.

carving a wooden chicken
Scrap wood chicken carving
Next stage is paint, be creative, be messy, play with colours, remove, add and see what works for you.

Painting your wooden chicken
Paint wooden chicken
Check out the video tutorial for more pointers.

Once you're happy with your results make chicken sounds, bock, bock, bock, bock, bock, begowwwwk...

Finally find a shelf for your wooden chicken, sit back and enjoy a KFC