Friday, October 30, 2015

The Demise of the Halloween Pumpkin

Fig.1 The family portrait
By Gary Boutin

Supplies and Tools:
Halloween carving kit includes: 
Pattern, Ears, Mouth  
Serrated 12 - inch knife

These pictures are from a great Halloween month, but now the decayed pumpkins need to be hauled to the garden. The pictures below shows what happens when a pumpkin is left out for over 30 warm Halloween days. Enjoy!
This post shows the five steps to the demise of this pumpkin.

Step 1: Fig.1 shows a rotting picture of a holiday gone by and deteriorating. Fig.2 shows the rotting pumpkin in it state of destruction.
Fig.2 Rotting pumpkin
Step 2: Fig.3 shows its collapsing.
Fig.3 Collapsing inside
Step 3: Fig.4
shows the top fell into itself.
Fig.4 Inside and 
through the eyes
Step 4: Fig.5 shows now the pumpkin has moved to the front yard for greater appreciation.
Fig.5 Two-flat pumpkin
Step 5: Fig.6 shows the pumpkin is completely flat and ready to be used as a wheel.
Fig.6 Wheel in the making

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