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How to make Halloween jack-o-lanterns with scary teeth

How scary and realistic do faces look when you give them big teeth? YouTuber DaveHax demonstrates five pumpkin carving techniques for making your own scary and surprising Halloween Jack-o’-lanterns, including how to:

  • Make pumpkin teeth and pumpkin fangs
  • Carve out eyes
  • Drill holes for a pumpkin mirror ball lantern
  • Carve a stem-nosed pumpkin
  • Make light-up ping pong ball pumpkins with LED lights
    One note on lithium cell batteries: if you have young children, you may want to explore alternative power solutions. Button-like batteries are extremely dangerous if ingested. Read more at the New York Times.

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Related watching: Ray Villafane turns pumpkins into artfully carved Jack-o’-lanterns and DaveHax’s How to Make Heart-Shaped Eggs.

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