The idea of building a patchwork pumpkin Thing is so ingenious that I wonder why people didn’t think of doing it before. Builder extraordinaire Tigrus began by building a wooden framework of Ben Grimm before attaching the pumpkin pieces and putting on the finishing touches (ie. shorts.)
And voila! It took eleven pumpkins and nine days of work, but the impressive result speaks for itself. You can check out at the entire construction process here.