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This is my first attempt at submitting an Instructable. I decided to go with this super simple, super cheap, and extra tough pumpkin carving tool.
The parts list is really simple: 2-4" long piece of copper tubing (I used 1/2") Course toothed Jigsaw blade
I cleaned the inside of the tubing with a small wire brush. This facilitates sweating a little solder in later to firm up the assembly
Put a mark on the blade to show that it is sufficiently installed. I made sure to go a couple of teeth down. This makes the teeth dig ...
Mount the copper tubing in a vise by about 1/2". Squeeze the jaws down until there is just enough room to insert the blade. Then insert the blade ...
Using traditional soldering techinue, I sweat some solder into the joint. This keeps it from working open and loosening around your blade. My first attempt did not include ...
You can use a variety of different blades to suit your needs. These are sharper and more rigid than any carving tools you can buy.
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