Create a spooktactular entrance for Halloween trick-or-treaters with this spider pumpkin.

30 minutes, plus spray paint drying time.

See the PVC Pumpkin Spider at the :48 mark in our video.


1 - Pumpkin
2 - 10 Foot Lengths of ½" PVC Pipe
8 - ½" 90° Elbow Joints
8 - ½" 45° Joints
8 - Long Nails or substitute to help hold legs up

Instructions Spider Pumpkin Assembly

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PVC Pumpkin Materials (Pumpkin, Pipe & Joints)

PVC Pumpkin Spider Materials

Pumpkin, Legs and Joint Painting

PVC Pumpkin Spider Painting

Pumpkin Spider Face Close-Up. Stakes are helpful in securing the legs in the grass.

Pumpkin Spider Face Close-Up

Completed Pumpkin Spider ready for Trick-or-Treaters!

Completed PVC Pumpkin Spider

Deluxe Spider Pumpkin with Thorax. Another fan, Scott A. in Edgewood, WA sent us this pumpkin spider, complete with a thorax. Nice work, Scott. We are impressed!

Thorax Base - Cut Wood with Jigsaw, Cut Holes, Spray Paint Black.

Completed Thorax Leg Assembly

Completed Thorax Base

Complete Spider Pumpkin with Thorax Base

Finished Pumpkin Spider Painted Black

Finished PVC Spider Pumpkin

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See the PVC Pumpkin Spider at the :48 mark in our video.

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