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How 2 Carve a Cut Out Pattern The Easy Way

Using my Full Sheet Sticker Paper Technique.


"Here's a Step by Step on the Entire Process"

STEP #2 Gutting and Thinning the Pumpkin Walls


 

 




1. Get a Real Pumpkin

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2. I Marked with a Marker the Shape were Going to Cut the Lid.

We want to Place a Notch in the Back
This will help when you take the lid on and Off
You'll know exactly how to place it back on.

The Marker is just for the Tutor.
I Normally Just go for it!

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3. Here's the Tools We will Use

a) Dry Wall Saw to Cut the Lid

b) The Monster Scoop Bought at Micheal's Craft Stores
to remove Seeds and Strings and Guts

c) Ceramic Loop Tool to Thin the walls, and Clean the Bottom.

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4. Grab the Dry wall Saw
And Cut the Lid

Hold the Saw on a 45 degree Angle
This will stop the Lid from dropping inside the Pumpkin.

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6. Remove the Lid
And Cut off the SLOP
Off the Bottom.- LOL
With the Dry Wall Saw.

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7. You can See how Easy it is to replace the Lid
With the Notch,

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8. Remove the Lid
Grab your Monster Scoop
And Go Around the Walls and Bottom
Just Losen the Strings
We'll Clean Everything and then the Walls with the Last Step.

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2. Now Scoop Out the String and Seeds
You can Toss it in the Trash

Or Seperate the seeds and Roast them.

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3. Our Pumpkin Now looks like this
We will now Clean the inside and Thin The Walls

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4. Grab Your Ceramic Loop Tool
$3.49 in our Shop
The Pear Shape works Best.

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6. Start inside the Bottom of the Wall and Pull the loop toward the top.
The Pumpkin Meat will come off in Strips
You Want the Walls about 3/4" of an Inch thick.
Keep Going around the entire inside of the pumpkin,
Once Done Dump the insides in a trash can

Now just scrap the bottom a few times with the Loop
Dump Again.

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7. Now Look at Our Finished Gutted Pumpkin

This Puppy's Ready to be Carved

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8. Here's a Video of me Gutting a Pumpkin in Less then 50 seconds

I've Done it one time in 30 seconds
To win a Bet (wink)






 


The Next Page will Show You How to
Place the Pattern On and Carve the Pumpkin



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