Dremmel Carved Pumpkin

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About: I'm just a guy who likes makin' stuff. I love the creative process. Professionally I am a Therapist (LCSW). I got my Associates Degree in Fine Art before pursuing a career in helping people work through th...

I decided to have a little fun tonight while carving pumpkins with the kiddos. I've seen people do the vampire teeth in the pumpkin and I've seen the fancy sculpting of the pumpkin. I thought I'd combine the two.

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Step 1: Materials

YOU WILL NEED:
smaller pumpkin
vampire teeth
dremmel
safety glasses

Step 2: Design Pumpkin

I made sure the mouth was the right size for the teeth and then did a basic drawing.

Step 3: Bust Out the Dremmel & Start Carving

I just started having fun with the dremmel. This is where it was really important to have the safety glasses. I built up a pretty good layer of pumpkin dust on my face. I jade to keep wiping off my glasses.

Step 4: Light the Pumpkin

Put a candle in and see how it glows.

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    seamster

    4 years ago on Introduction

    Very nicely done! I carved a pumpkin with my dremel last year, and I looked just like you! Sticky bits of orange all over me.

    What kind of bits have you been using? Anything proved especially useful (or not?)

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    jdubs1201

    4 years ago on Introduction

    How did your dremmel tool look after this? Was it as covered as your face? I'd like to give it a try, but my dremmel tool is pretty new and I'd hate to gunk it up too bad!

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    NathanSellersjdubs1201

    Reply 4 years ago

    No. There was some dust on it, and easily brushed off. I wouldn't be too worried about it.

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    NathanSellers

    4 years ago

    Thanks. It was a lot of fun. I just used a round ripper. I used an old one too since I didn't want to spoil my newer, sharper ones.