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Sitting Hen

This can be a new decoration for the spring and is a great project for a novice wood crafter. The hen sits perfectly on any shelf, does not require too much space and is easily made.



Wood Crafts for Spring and Easter - Sitting Wooden Chicken Craft

For this project you will need:

- acrylic paint in white, red, orange, yellow, light brown, and black
- paint brushes
- thin wire
- drill with small bit
- wood glue
- tracing paper
- pencil

Craft Pattern:

Hen Template 100

Hen Template






1. Print out the pattern. The size of the hen may be decreased or increased as desired.
2. The body gets then painted with white acrylic paint, his comb with red and the beak and feet with yellow.
3. Then with a toothbrush, contrast colors get speckled onto the pieces to give them some dimension.
4. Once dried, the beak and comb get glued on with wood glue.
5. On his head and on the comb, 2 small holes get drilled and then the comb gets attached to the head with 2 wires.

Illustrated Craft Tutorials:

Transferring Patterns Onto Wood Tutorial

How to Make Patterns and Permanent Templates

Drybrushing Tutorial

How to Dry Brush Wood

Scrollsaw Tutorial

How to Saw Wood Out Using a Scroll Saw




More Spring Season Craft Themes:

Spring and Easter Paper Crafts

Spring and Easter Wood Crafts

Spring and Easter Textile Crafts

Spring and Easter General Crafts

Spring and Easter Crafts for Kids

Spring Season Greeting Cards

Valentine’s Day Crafts

St. Patrick’s Day Crafts

Easter Crafts

Easter Chick Crafts

Decorating Easter Eggs

Easter Bunny Crafts

Mother’s Day Crafts

Spring Craft Patterns

Nature Crafts

More Spring Season Wood Crafts:

Craft a Wooden Box with Hearts

Saw out This Country Heart

Wooden Valentine’s Day Heart Using Scrapbook Paper

Wooden Chicken Recipe Card Holder

Sitting Hen Shelf Sitter

Country Door Sign with Hen and Eggs

Wooden Tulips Decoration

Hanging Decoration with Birds and Flowers

Wood Crafts for Spring and Easter - Sitting Wooden Chicken Craft





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