Post your jack-o-lantern!

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  1. eastshores

    eastshores

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    I know this is nothing fancy but even as a big kid I enjoy putting a jack-o-lantern out on the fence. Luckily I recently got a decent boning knife and just free handed this after looking at ideas online. Anyone roast the seeds with a sprinkle of salt?

     
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  2. chefboyog

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    Awesome pumpkin its pretty mean lookin!


    An attempt at 3d.
    I really enjoy Villafanes pumpkins might try to copy one of his next.
     
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    Love those sculpture pumpkins! That takes serious work but I really love how using different levels of relief you can "paint" using the light from inside the pumpkin!
     
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    Oh wow that's fantastic. I always see these pumpkin sculptures and I kinda want to take a crack at doing one this year. What kind of tools did you use?
     
  5. chefboyog

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    You can order special tools from Ray Villafane Studios. Or look for clay sculpting tools at a craft store. I re sharpened mine with a dremel tool and a stone. Scalpels and other knives help too. Oh and a thai style carving knife. Vegetablefruitcarving.com has a lot of resources ad well, Nita there sells For Villafane too.

    I might start another tonight monkey man there is pretty much rotted on my step now.

    Here is my carving set:
    That is steel wool on the bag, it is the key to smooth features.
     
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