Pomelo Lantern

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Introduction: Pomelo Lantern

About: I was a project manager for Toy and other electronic products manufacture. Now I am a sourcing person for fun projects in Blinkinlabs. I try to use the resource in China to make things fun. Most of the proje...

You can find pomelo in Chinese market. It is one of the most popular fruits in China, especially in fall and winter.

But we always throw the skin. :-P

I tried to fine a nice pumpkin to make a lantern in Guangzhou China for Halloween. However I could not find a suitable one, I bought a pomelo instead. And I made a pomelo lantern

Step 1:

You need to prepare

1. pomelo *1

2. knife *1

3. candle *1

4. scraper brush *1 (optional)

Step 2:

Step 1 massage the pomelo in order to make the pomelo skin easy to peel off

Step 2 Cut the triangle piece of the pomelo

Step 3 Use scraper brush to try to peel off the skin

Step 4 carve the pattern you like

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    Really cool! I've never heard of a pomelo before. Thanks for sharing!

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    :-D Yes, pomelo is really popular in south China. You can store it in room temperature for 1 month. It is juicy and sweet. Here is a video of how to open and eat pomelo from youtube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d7rUcUwiMSQ