"Cutting and Joining slabs"
Taking matching slabs and joing grains 'mirror like' will make natural symmetrical art.
Often single slabs are also cut in half, cracks cut out and rejoined to make a stable table surface.
Fresh cut pieces show how interesting shapes can be made by bookmatching.
Filling cracks and holes by taping underside, filling w epoxy creates a perfect flat working surface.
Large table slab could make an interesting wrap around desk amongst other ideas
'Cutting out stress' and rejoining in single slabs and the symmetrical bookmatched always makes a more stable working surface.
Often the most beautiful pieces need joining to create a useful shape and size
Curly figure covers entire surface