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    Post by sydney1942 on Sun Oct 06, 2019 1:20 pm

    Hi--i want to put a layer of faux ivory
       on the top of the  crossbow i am
       building--anyone done this and how
       did it it work out??
        What thickness do you use ??
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    Post by kenh on Sun Oct 06, 2019 5:18 pm

    It all depends on how much carving way of wood you want to do.  I've used 1/8" thin faux ivory on several projects.  I don't inset it completely, which allows me to sand it down flush..
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    Post by sydney1942 on Mon Oct 07, 2019 8:37 am

    Hi thanks for the reply--what glue did you use   ?
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    Post by kenh on Mon Oct 07, 2019 4:36 pm

    I used a 5-minute epoxy.

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