Halloween is around the corner, and it’s time to embrace the spooky season by planning your pumpkin designs! While pumpkin carving can be fun, it can also be tedious and challenging without the right tools. Luckily, there are a wide variety of options on the market that can make the experience less stressful and more enjoyable for the entire family. Read on for some of our favourite game-changing pumpkin carving tools that you can purchase right now.
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Kekilo Pumpkin Carving Kit
This 12-in-1 kit features heavy-duty stainless steel tools with easy to grip plastic handles, including tools for both carving and engraving, all contained within a festive storage case. It’s a sturdy set for the price and easy to use so even beginners can create impressive jack-o-lanterns.
GoStock Pumpkin Carving Kit
With nine professional quality, stainless steel pumpkin carving tools, this set features a scoop, three different saws, and five carving blades. The ergonomic handles are made from a wear-resistant, plus the set comes with a zippered storage case.
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Owude Professional Pumpkin Carving Kit
Unlike other pumpkin carving kits, this one comes with six stencils to help inspire your jack-o-lantern designs. The 10 professional-grade tools are made with stainless steel and anti-slip, ergonomic rubber handles. There’s also a zippered storage bag to stash the tools away when Halloween season has unfortunately ended.
Spring Chef Ice Cream Scoop
A scoop is one of the most vital pumpkin carving tools, but why buy something that you’ll only use once a year when you can get an ice cream scoop that does double duty? This heavy-duty scoop has a soft-grip handle, perfect for scraping out pumpkin innards.
U Brands Double Ended Dry Erase Markers With Erasers
Say goodbye to the days of tracing a pattern on a pumpkin with a permanent marker and making an error that you can’t wipe off. By using dry-erase markers instead, you can quickly correct your mistakes and get your pumpkin carving back on track.
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Kopotma Halloween Pumpkin Carving Kit
For a kit that gives you everything you need to create the perfect jack-o-lantern — except for the pumpkin, that is — this kit is the way to go. It not only has 10 professional quality tools and a nylon storage bag, but it also includes 15 different stencils and five LED tea lights to illuminate your pumpkin on Halloween night.
Wannts Pumpkin Carving Kit
If you’re looking to purchase the best tools for pumpkin carving that the entire family can use, this set is a solid option. It comes with a pumpkin scoop and carving knife along with child-friendly, cookie cutter-style molds in different shapes to bring your jack-o-lantern faces to life.
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Lanpul Halloween Pumpkin Carving Kit
Another family-friendly option, this 21-piece pumpkin carving tool kit includes a combination scoop/carving knife, stainless steel molds and a small hammer. There’s also a guide with pattern combinations to help jump start your designs.
GardenJoy Cordless Power Drill Set
If you’re a pro looking for electric pumpkin carving tools, you can’t go wrong with a cordless power drill. This set comes with protective goggles and a number of drill bits to help you etch and carve your designs, but you might also want to purchase circle cutter bit attachments to go along with it.
Dakota Products Pumpkin Gutter and Carving Tool
Let your power drill help you gut your pumpkin with this dishwasher-safe, stainless steel tool attachment. It will help you remove pumpkin innards quickly and with minimal mess, plus it won’t damage the pumpkin seeds so you can set them aside for roasting.