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post #1 of 3 Old 07-31-2015, 02:24 PM Thread Starter
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butterflys / bowties

i have a 2 inch thick slab of cocbolo with serious checking. its about 15 inches wide. how deep does the bowtie have to go and how long should it be ?
i have a template for the bowtie but i think itll look too sterile so i want to make one.

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post #2 of 3 Old 07-31-2015, 06:39 PM
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About 3-4 inches long and approx. 1/4 inch deep (both sides if it is all the way through) should work. I don't know of any hard rule for either, but they need to be thick enough to actually do something. Although erring on the side of thicker wouldn't hurt, just more work and material.

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post #3 of 3 Old 07-31-2015, 07:16 PM
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there are other methods .....

Charles Neil shows you a different method to repair checks and cracks:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AyoWG49y1eQ

The answer to your question will only be as detailed and specific as the question is detailed and specific. Good questions also include a sketch or a photo that illustrates your issue. (:< D)
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