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Carving Pumpkins and Gourds

Carving Pumpkins and Gourds

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Step 1

Using the pencil, draw your design onto the pumpkin. Press lightly at first until you are happy with the design and then go over the lines to clearly define them.

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Step 2

Using the Dremel 300 Series with the 193 High Speed Cutter accessory, cut around the top of the pumpkin to form a lid. Set to one side. Scoop out the seeds and some of the flesh of the pumpkin with a spoon making sure that you do not puncture the skin.

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Step 3

Take the Dremel 300 Series with the 193 High Speed Cutter accessory and carefully cut out the shapes. Work into the corners and curves carefully to ensure a neat finish.

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Step 4

Put a candle or nightlight inside the pumpkin and light to finish.

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Other supplies

Selection of pumpkins, squash and gourds

Pencil

Candle or nightlight