As it is approaching Easter, there are loads of projects that require an empty egg shell.  I know lots of people who refuse to do these wonderful and fun projects because even the thought of having to blow the contents of an egg out of the shell will send them running to the hills.  Well, here is the best way to remove the contents of an egg shell without, blowing your brains out.

Step 1:

Eggs (the larger the better and the harder the shell the better, these are “jumbos”)
An Awl
Dish soap
A bowl (to catch the egg in)
The egg carton (to store the blown eggs in)
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<p>Daam, april's fool day - where is you??</p>
<p>Fill with confetti and toss at your &quot;friends&quot;. Or break over their heads!</p>
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ok if you are planning on using the eggs for cooking do not i repeat do not use soap when cleaning them. remember eggs are a pores thing. the soap will get inside and ruin the egg. also if the are store bought the chance of salmonella is slim to none, in fact farm fresh has little chance of salmonella your better off just wiping them down with water
<p>I hurt my cheeks so much when I blow out eggs, but I love having that empty shell :)</p>
<p>I while ago I saw something that was being sold to help flow out empty egg shells. Basically it was a bulb syringe aspirator. Here is where I saw it: http://www.bhg.com/holidays/easter/eggs/how-to-blow-out-eggs/. Maybe I need to update my Instructable.</p>
<p>Any good tips on &quot;reparing&quot; the holes ? (covering up with something to make them invisilble)</p>
<p>It depends on what you are creating with the empty shells. I have used paper glued over the opening. I've even used jewelry finding to cover the opening. It just depends. Thanks for commenting.</p>
<p>So make false eggs. Placed in the nests of chickens. They better lay. Shell fill melted paraffin.</p>

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