Thinking of fun, creative ways to carve the season’s jack-o-lantern? How about trying a gun-o-lantern?
Master sharpshooter Kirsten Joy Weiss demonstrates how to carve a pumpkin using a 10/22 rifle, rather than knives.
“’Precision Pumpkin Carving’ is a shooting game that you can enjoy any time there’s pumpkins in the field (but make sure you buy one, as I imagine farmers get a little ticked finding holes in their pumpkins…),” Weiss describes on her site, where she lists tips and tricks to help you create a precision, gun-carved pumpkin.
“Now remember, pumpkins are volatile creatures (really, they are! You’ll see why once you shoot one),” Weiss says. “They don’t cooperate perfectly, but if you set perfection aside and simply shoot, you’ll love your results.”