Rough-hewn


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Rough-hewn

Timbers or lumber with a rough, uneven surface made by trimming with an axe or adze; sometimes used for decorative effect.
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The core of his sound are his band's sometimes sweet, sometimes rough-hewn three-part-harmony vocals and a piano-ukulele-bass-and-drums rhythm section that swings in a variety of textures.
The visually expressive pallets impart an imperfect, rough-hewn individuality and are a neat alternative to expensive cladding materials.
When Efrem, a rough-hewn, enigmatic loner comes into their lives, Pella is alternately repelled and attracted to him, as her hormones rage almost out of control.
Note too the state of the cart itself, little more than a wooden box with rough-hewn wheels.
He makes / of me a dream house, a cream puff, / my rough-hewn timber smoothed.
He perceives the prayerful and stark cry that leads to a state of meditation, to an almost mystical state he describes as "misticismo tosco, rough-hewn village mysticism" (31).
Mulligan made one from rough-hewn recycled redwood and put it against the retaining wall at the wall's highest point; it gives the appearance of space on the other side.
While painters worked, designer David Sheinkopf was measuring the arches between the home's entrance and the kitchen for a rough-hewn log arbor he was working on in the garage.
Here's crack at it: Bates takes rugged raw materials like rough-hewn logs, horseshoes and antlers, and crafts masterful bed frames, chandeliers and art that runs the gamut from chrome buffalo skulls and statues made of horseshoes to $10,000 ornate antler chandeliers.
Bubbling troughs of river stones, a trellis pavilion of rough-hewn antiqued barn timber and a floating wall that creates a focal point for featured rugs are part of the interior scheme.
More rough-hewn and hard-rocking than much of her catalog with Emily Saliers, Prom's 10 originals deal with an extremely personal topic, the most emotionally charged period in the life of almost any individual regardless of sexuality: high school.
Others are from the portfolio "The Garden Cafeteria," a rough-hewn eatery in Manhattan's Lower East Side popular with local Jews.