In celebration of the USA’s Independence Day, here is an idea for a red and white striped 4th of July watermelon bowl that is perfect for the 4th of July or any time.
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The striped watermelon bowl taught in this free video is easy enough for beginners to have successful results. The last part of the video shows an wavy striped watermelon bowl idea that more advanced carvers can make. You can use these instructions to create your own variation of these watermelon bowls that are NOT your mother’s ordinary watermelon basket.
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Here is your free video showing how to make a some red and white striped watermelon bowls. ENJOY!
Happy 4th of July to my American readers! For my readers outside the USA, Happy Carving! =)
4th of July Watermelon Bowl Video Lesson
You will find many of the tools and knives used in this lesson in our shop. You’ll also find lots of other fun vegetable and fruit carving lessons. Take a look.
Ok, so some of you may have trouble viewing the video above, if that is happening for you, you should be able to view the YouTube Video below. It’s the same as the video above.
And if that still does not work, you can watch it at
Want to learn more melon carving?
If you want to learn more melon carving, take a look at what is taught in my video lessons:
You will also find several easy to make melon carvings in my
Send me photos of your 4th of July Watermelon Bowl or Carvings
P.S. If you create a striped watermelon bowl or other 4th of July watermelon carving, send me your photos. I’d love to see them and may even share them on the next blog post. You can see some 4th of July watermelon carving photos that have been sent to me here as well as photos of the watermelon bowl that I made for my 4th of July BBQ.
P.P.S. After the 4th of July, some readers sent photos of their watermelon bowls that are good for any time of year. You can see their photos here.
P.P.S. Here is another blog post where a student/customer adapted the watermelon bowl idea to make it perfect for a wedding fruit display.
P.P.P.S After the 4th of July, I got so much positive response from viewers, I decided to leave free 4th of July watermelon bowl lesson here indefinitely for you to enjoy.
P.P.P.S. You can see 2 more lessons for making red, white and blue edible bouquets for the 4th of July by clicking here.