You Will Need: Old newspapers Smock or old T-shirt Sharp chef's knife, 6 to 8 inches long Pumpkin-carving kit or thin-bladed serrated knives or saws Large, strong tablespoon, serving spoon, or ice-cream scoop Sharp-tip marker (non permanent) Electric screwdriver or drill with varying bit sizes Bucket for seeds and pulp
Step 1: Cut out lid with a chef's knife, sloping edges slightly inward.
Step 2: Scoop out seeds and pulp until walls are about 1 inch think.
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Step 3: Mark a dot design using a template or straight edge.
Step 4: Drill dot holes with an electric screw driver or cut out designs with knife. Step 5: Finally, place candle inside pumpkin and secure to bottom with hot wax.