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MAKE Flickr photo pool member (and MAKE & CRAFT contest participant) Ochenk writes – “I followed the tutorial to make this year’s pumpkin. Took about two hours. Anyone know how to preserve something like this? (Although part of me wants to put this guy out of his misery as soon as possible. Any cool ideas for how to send him off?) “Link.

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  • DGary

    WD40, spray liberally, should get about twice the life out of it

    otherwise, silicone oil at subzero temps

  • amp2003

    Lemon juice perhaps? I know it keeps apples from browning as quick.

  • Shadyman

    You could always cast it into a plaster of paris mould, if you wanted to save your artwork.