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Steve Dahlke explains how he carves 1200 lb pumpkins. He also shares tips on how you can carve expert level pumpkins at home.
Professional pumpkin carver Steve Dahlke, of Rosemont, carves a 300 pound pumpkin on the sidewalk outside of the Hotel InterContinental on the Magnificent Mile in Chicago on Monday, Oct. 14, 2013. Dahlke has been carving pumpkins for 27 years. (Jose M. Osorio, Chicago Tribune)