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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"They're warping, but I like them that way," Stella says of her hand-hewn pine counters.
Experts in vintage restoration teach on-site workshops--such as glazed window replacement, recognizing native plants, and working with hand-hewn timbers--that not only impart knowledge but also reap the benefit of free labor.
A bartender chisels away at a fresh 50-pound ice block each night, using pieces for shaved ice and dense, clear hand-hewn pieces that end up in Old Fashioneds and other stirred drinks.
At one of the world's biggest ceramic tile shows, Coverings 2011 in Las Vegas this March, it was clear that new technologies have advanced the development of porcelain tiles so much that designers can now specify tiles that are dead ringers for other hard surface materials such as marble, travertine and even hand-hewn wood planks.
Dante threw open some of the shutters and light poured into the two-story cathedral ceiling great room with hand-hewn oak beams and the most massive stone fireplace Juanita had ever seen.")
But with its open fir and cedar log beams, hand-hewn cedar planking and generous skylights, the 6,200-square-foot building stands among the best college longhouses in the country, school and tribal officials say.
Rex lives off the grid with his wife, LaVonne, in a hand-hewn log home in the Colorado foothills.
There is evidence of the original barn throughout including hand-hewn oak jointed with wooden pegs, exposed walls and beams.
In "Telling Jeffers' Story," Dana Gioia addresses Jeffers' cultural heritage through preservation of both the poet's hand-hewn stone structures--Tor House and Hawk Tower--and his poetry.
The website for Jim Gilmore and Joe Pine's Authenticity: What Consumers Really Want has a sincere, hand-hewn look, with sloppy headlines and typewriter typography--a look so "authentic" that considerable artifice must have been required to make it look the way it does.
He had built this chapel out of hand-hewn logs, with an altar, pulpit, pews, even a sound system and an electric organ," said Bishop MacDonald in an interview.