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Laser-etched Pumpkin

It can be done!  But rather less satisfying than the traditional method, at least according to intrepid experimenter Jack Chalkley.  I would think a fresh pumpkin would smell pretty good under a laser, but Jack says no. [Thanks, Jack!]


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I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and makezine.com. My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c't – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

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