Pumpkin Carving for Klutzes
Want to carve a dramatic Halloween pumpkin but lack the skills to make it happen? Create a statement with this trio of glowing pumpkins that can be completed in 5 easy steps. The most complicated tool you’ll need is a drill to make patterned light holes in your pumpkins.
You Will Need:
Smock or old T-shirt
Sharp chef’s knife, 6 to 8 inches long
Pumpkin-carving kit or thin-bladed serrated knives or saws
Large, strong tablespoon, serving spoon, or ice-cream scoop
Sharp-tip marker (non permanent)
Electric screwdriver or drill with varying bit sizes
Bucket for seeds and pulp
Scoop out seeds and pulp until walls are about 1 inch think.
Mark a dot design using a template or straight edge.
Drill dot holes with an electric screw driver or cut out designs with knife.
Place a candle inside the pumpking and secure it to the bottom with hot wax.