This Halloween project starts with almost any piece of firewood. The diameter of the log will, of course, dictate the size of the finished pumpkin. We used a piece of Pine which when cut, sanded and oiled has a very nice orange tone to it.


We used a chain saw to slice the log into thinner pieces

How to make beautiful Halloween pumpkin decorations from firewood logs. Easy step by step instructions. www.DIYeasycrafts.com
How to make a DIY Firewood Halloween Pumpkin decoration. www.DIYeasycrafts.com
How to make beautiful Halloween pumpkin decorations from firewood logs. Easy step by step instructions. www.DIYeasycrafts.com
How to make a DIY Firewood Halloween Pumpkin decoration. www.DIYeasycrafts.com
How to make beautiful Halloween pumpkin decorations from firewood logs. Easy step by step instructions. www.DIYeasycrafts.com

Once finished the wood Halloween pumpkins can be stained painted or just oiled. We used cutting board oil which will preserve the wood nicely and enhanced the orange pumpkin-like color.  


Your initials or logo can be added to any woodworking project with a wood burning tool. See attached short video on how to make your own custom branding iron logo.



How to make these beautiful Halloween pumpkins or Jack-o-Lanterns from a firewood log.

How to make beautiful Halloween pumpkin decorations from firewood logs. Easy step by step instructions. www.DIYeasycrafts.com
How to make beautiful Halloween pumpkin decorations from firewood logs. Easy step by step instructions. www.DIYeasycrafts.com

We then sanded the face and rounded edges with 80 grit and then 220 grit sand paper.

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We drilled a 3/4 inch hole on top and glued in a small piece of a branch to represent the stem


Segment lines can be added with a Dremel grinder and cut off wheel.

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After cutting the log into 2-4 inch thick slices draw a Jack-o-lantern design onto one side with a marker.


Drill holes to allow the jigsaw blade to fit through and then cut out the eyes, nose, and mouth.


Because the log segments are fairly thick we did have to buy 5 inch jigsaw blades

How to make a DIY Firewood Halloween Pumpkin decoration. www.DIYeasycrafts.com
How to make beautiful Halloween pumpkin decorations from firewood logs. Easy step by step instructions. www.DIYeasycrafts.com
How to make beautiful Halloween pumpkin decorations from firewood logs. Easy step by step instructions. www.DIYeasycrafts.com

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After the face is cut out we used a disc grinder with a 40 grit flap sanding wheel to round over the outside perimeter edges.

How to make beautiful Halloween pumpkin decorations from firewood logs. Easy step by step instructions. www.DIYeasycrafts.com