So Mo was all envious of our neighbors cool jack o'lanterns and not being one to let envy stand in the way of free pumpkins in the back yard I decided to try my hand at carving a jack o'lantern.
I visited all the cool sites and while I agree a Napoleon Dynamite jack o'lantern is interesting, I'm not going to buy special tools or spend hours carving up a pumpkin.
Despite my visits to art-pumpkin sites I didn't find any real information for amature, kitchen tool only division carving tips.
Clue me in all you amature, kitchen tool carvers! Do you have any tips on cool jack o'lanterning?
I'm practicing because I'd kind of like to make a pirate fish jack o'lantern from one of the really beautiful, fish shape inspiring pumpkins from the yard.
Please feel not only free, but encouraged to post your personally carved
jack o'lantern along with your tips.
I, in turn, will feel freely encouraged to ignore any post that mentions a "pumpkin saw".
Here is my first attempt: