Halloween Jack-o-Lantern With Braces

    Halloween Jack-o-Lantern With Braces

    Halloween Jack-o-Lantern With Braces
    Karin Ha
    3:51 PM EDT, October 22, 2013, updated: 5:47 AM EDT, October 23, 2013
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    Download template for big or small pumpkin. Print the template and cut it out.

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    Draw a guiding line with a marker and cut the hole at the bottom of the pumpkin with a saw.

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    Remove flesh from the inside.

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    Pin the template to the pumpkin. Start from the bottom part of the template for easier pinning.

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    Poke pushpin through, all along dotted outline, to transfer design.

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    Cut out eyes with the saw. The edge may be a bit jaggy but don't worry 'bout that - you can refine it later with a peeler (it turned out to be the best tool for improving the shape of holes).

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    Cut the pumpkin 1 cm/0.4 inch deep along the dotted line with a knife.

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    Cut out mouth with the saw.

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    Remove flesh from the teeth area (approx. 1 cm deep).

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    If it’s necessary, redraw the outline of teeth with a knife.

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    Carve teeth.

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    Refine the shape of eyes and mouth with a peeler.

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    Pre-cut the wire.

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    Mount the wire in one side of mouth.

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    Bend the wire along the line of teeth.

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    Measure and cut the wire. Mount it in the other side of mouth.

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    Fix the wire with angle irons and screws.

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    Use the peeler or other tool to screw.

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    Voila!

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