It happened to me! What is the best way to repair a set of antelope horns that have bubbles from using the microwave method of horn removal.
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You will need to grind out the bubbled area,
back to where it becomes the original contour
of the horn. I the area is large, pre-fill with bondo
to just below the final surface.
Use apoxie or the like to fill to the surface.
When almost set use a wire brush to texture the apoxie.
You may need to paint the horn, I use flat black hot
rod primer(lacquer); and seal with matte finish.
If entire horn is painted, you probably should do both;
wipe with lacquer thinner first.
each hot cycle and twist hard each time, this will pop them before the blister.
go to your local art supplu store and look for Latex mold builder. Make a 2 inch mold of the good horn (you just want the texture) then epoxy the bad spot as mention above, wet the latex and press into the epoxy. I also precolor the epoxy and then highlight with black and burnt umber. Cheers
never use the microwave on pronghorn removal because my soup ends up tasting like sage brush. =o)