Watermelon carving is so much fun especially when you can carve Robot! Simply follow the instructions and gather the necessary materials and lets get started carving watermelons!
1 Oblong watermelon, can be seeded or seedless
Kitchen and paring knives
Green dry erase marker
Toothpicks and wooden skewers
Large bowl and spoon
For decorative hardware we suggest brand new:
Two 3/8" cap nuts and two 1/2" lock washers attached for a 3/8" hex bolt for eyes.
Two 11/16" hitch pin clips for the antennae
One 5/8" hitch pin clip for the mouth
Two 7" pieces of metal conduit for arms, hold one end and pull other end with pliers to make flexible
Two 1/2" hex bolts with 1/2" wing nuts for hands, to make insert bolt into stretched conduit thread side out. Thread in wing nut and tighten.
Four 3/16" X 2" cotter pins - loop two pins together to make each leg
Two 1/4" spring nuts (with springs removed) for feet. Place through cotter pin and bend the end of the pin to keep the spring in place.
Three or more 5/16" tee nuts for front of robot
One 3/16" X 2" cotter pin