Hand-hewn


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Hand-hewn

Wood beams that have been trimmed with hand tools, such as an adze; typical of early barn timbers.
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All of the structures were built with hand-hewn basalt blocks.
The central house is constructed of hand-hewn, heart-of-cypress timbers and walls of brick-like bousillage.
During that period, residents in what would later become northwestern New Mexico used hand-hewn sandstone and more than 200,000 logs to construct a dozen large, multiroom dwellings.
The bodies of his wife and daughter were not recovered from the crash site, but a hand-hewn cross was erected at the head of Morris' grave to commemorate the three lost lives.
Beneath the decay, however, a good eye can detect the pride that once swelled within these structures: the hand-hewn beams and hand-carved stanchions; a lingering coat of whitewash, the handprints of children pressed into wet cement next to a date celebrating new improvement on the sturdy old barn: 1949, 1956, 1962.
A sea of luminous blue, green and aquamarine floodlighting dissolved and animated the stern, hand-hewn stone of the aqueduct's buttresses and arches.
The inn is supported by huge hand-hewn cedar beams finished by carver Henry Nolla.
In this case, the owner wanted the old, hand-hewn barn destroyed and had called the fire department to burn it.
Hand-hewn or authentic style logs accounted for 36 percent of sales, and sawn house logs accounted for 11 percent.
Our new collection is meticulously crafted from western red oak with a mix of oak veneers and features timeworn, hand-hewn looks that stand the test of timeOand everyday life.
The subtle, earthy and aged look of Ashwood mimics the look of hand-hewn lumber with a richness that makes it nearly indistinguishable from tropical hardwoods.
com)-- Painstakingly derived from historical press type samples, the fonts of Grit History[TM] Series B are eminently legible, with a hand-hewn warmth that transcends space and time.