Simple Pumpkin Carving Safety Tips for an Injury-Free Experience

So you’ve taken a trip to the pumpkin patch, chosen your favorite squash, and now it’s time to carve the perfect jack-o-lantern. This year, carve with peace of mind, by following these pumpkin carving safety tips:   First and foremost – never let a child carve a pumpkin without adult supervision. Be sure that you are using carving tools designed specifically for your purpose, as opposed to kitchen knives or power tools. Consider purchasing some high-quality carving tools, which – though they may be more expensive – are more likely to cause less hazardous resistance. Never cut towards the hand holding the pumpkin. If you can, never hold your hand