Halloween artist carves pumpkins into the Death Star
28 October 2013 Last updated at 00:48 GMT
It's the week running up to Halloween and parents across the US are attempting to carve intricate shapes out of the side of pumpkins - usually with limited artistic success.
That is certainly not the case at Noel Dickover's dinner table in suburban Virginia.
The father-of-two is a master pumpkin carver who creates hundreds of intricate designs of monsters, fantasy characters, and even the Death Star from Star Wars - check out his tutorial if you're in need of tips.
The BBC spent an evening watching orange vegetables being turned into illuminated art.
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