The Nightmare Before Halloween Pumpkin

Introduction: The Nightmare Before Halloween Pumpkin

Tools Needed: Steak knife, paring knife, spoon, power drill with drill bits, pumpkin and gel pen

Step 1: Sketch the picture you want to carve on the pumpkin with a gel pen. When using a gel pen, you can erase as you go if you mess up, but it will be dark enough to see when you are carving

Step 2. Gut pumpkin by cutting a circle around the top of the pumpkin with a steak knife. Take the top off, Use a spoon to get out all of the insides and seeds. Spoon the side of the pumpkin inside until smooth.

Step 3. Use the paring knife to cut out the design on the outside of the pumpkin

Step 4. For the small holes, use a small power drill with the drill bits an drill the holes into the pumpkins, as many or as few as you want.

Step 5. Put a candle inside and ta da!

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    5 years ago

    This looks really nice! I love all the detail you put into it. Do you have any progress photos from when you were making it? Just for reference if you would like to break down the steps and add some progress photos so that others can replicate the project then it will receive more attention from the community and be possible to be featured on the site. Here are some helpful guides on how to write out an instructable. I look forward to seeing more great content from you!

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