Last year, inspired by this site, I started food carving. I looked for tools to carve food and was surprised to find that it was an expensive hobby if you are not doing it professionally. I found that pottery tools are much cheaper and easier to find. The project I am posting now is a frog that I found from a pumpkin carving site I am a member of. The site is called zombie pumpkins and it is worth the fee if you need unique designs for Halloween or summer picnics.

Step 1:

First pick a design and map out in your head how it should fit on the watermelon. You normally carve the pattern, but for this project I wanted to carve the negative of the pattern.

You will need,






Pounce wheel

Carving tools
Wow awesome I love frogs
Nice job.
Wow , that actually looks pretty cool.
Great looking frog, nicely done!
Thanks, it was fun but now its a sad frog in my compost pile. I couldn't bring myself to cut him up, so I cut around him.
Very creative!

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Bio: I'm a husband, a parent and an 8th grade science teacher.
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