I know what you mean. The X scar on his left shoulder blade is way too perfect to be a random swing of a switch or stick or ... They were too narrow to be a dads belt, and belts, razor straps, fists or larger objects are normally a dads choice for beating. They were not raised. Some were a little wider than others but not by much.
I could continue but I won't
*That was a well thought out, and good, makeup job.