You might sneer at commercial tools especially for jack o’lantern making, but a test by our sibling publication found that these tools do exactly what they’re designed to: carve through pumpkin rinds with clear and accurate lines without being so sharp that users risk injuring themselves. However, a few key safety tips no matter what you do:
. If you don’t have to put the blade all the way through, don’t.
How to carve pumpkins safely this Halloween [Consumer Reports]