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Christmas Crafts Primitive Rooster and Chicken

contributed by Free Wood Puzzles


2" X 6" wood
1/4" wood, for two wings
Scroll saw
#9 scroll saw blade
Paint of your choice
3/4" finish nails
Spray adhesive


Delta Ceramcoat:
Butter Yellow
Light Ivory

DecoArt Americana
Country Red


Cut around pattern, leaving about 1/2 inchs of paper. Spray with adhesive and apply to wood. Cut out pattern with #9 scroll saw blade. Cut out two wings with same procedure as above.

Sand smooth with sandpaper. Locate one wing on each side of chickens and install using 3/4" finish nail.

Paint: Base coat the body and wing with Light Ivory. Paint the beak and feet Butter Yellow and and Country Red where picture shows. Add an eye in black. Speckle the rooster with black dots after it is dry.

When dry, coat rooster and stand with Folk Art Antiquing medium or stain, wiping it into the dried paint until you achieve your antique looking color.