Why carve a pumpkin when you can build a machine to do it for you? Using an EMSL Egg-Bot for inspiration, the VanDiepenbos family scaled it up in order to make a pumpkin carving robot called the punkinBoT. This is a video of their machine’s first cut at Maker Faire Detroit. It’s a bit wobbly, but looks like it’s doing the job nicely. I especially like the severed arm on the cutter head. Very fitting!
PunkinBot – The CNC Pumpkin Carving Machine