To make this Horseshoe Pumpkin you will need the following items:


  • Welder.  This may be a Mig welder or gas or electric unit.
  • Hand held 4½” grinder.
  • Square
  • Steel layout table
  • Wire brush or wire wheel for the 4½” grinder
  • Orange and Green Rustoleum or similar rust proof paint


  • 9 new horseshoes (8 shoes to make the Pumpkin and one to make the stem.
    The size of the horseshoes will depend on how large a Pumpkin you want.  Horseshoe sizes begin with Pony shoes for a very small pumpkin all the way up to size #2 for a very large Pumpkin.

Please watch the video before deciding if you want to make this project.  It shows all of the equipment and supplies you will need in addition to the horseshoes.

Select the size of shoes from Diamond Classic