Pumpkin Carving Over 13 Levels of Increasing Difficulty

Halloween Wars champion James Hall explained to Wired how to carve a pumpkin over 13 different levels of increasing difficulty. Hall explains the necessary tools, which designs work, the best cuts for the design, how to create elaborate details, and how to add lights and motion.

Pumpkin carving master James Hall explains pumpkin carving in 13 spooky levels of difficulty. The 2-time ‘Halloween Wars’ winner breaks down a variety of pumpkin carving techniques, ranging from simple to incredibly complex.

Here are some of Hall’s incredible pumpkin designs.

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