honed finish

honed finish

A very smooth stone surface, just short of polished; imparted by a rubbing process, either hand or mechanical.
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Instead of a tightly honed finish, the author chose to bring the novel to a jerky ending, jumping back and forth, trying to tie all the loose ends together by telling one incident, and then jumping back a few minutes before to relate another event, consequently jumping to yet another occurrence some minutes ahead.
Vanity tops and tub deck: Antique gold limestone with honed finish and ogee edge.
These include Barco-travertine flooring, upstand edges and architrave reveals, a tobacco-walnut colour stone, with a honed finish. This is coupled with elegant, traditional self-coloured grey stucco.
"A high-polished stone floor is perceived to have a higher value than what is referred to as a honed finish, which has a matte kind of look," he explains.
Specialists in honing work consistently point to clean oil as a major factor in achieving a fine honed finish. Chemical changes
The aluminum mount base and Bushnell rings are satin nickel finished to match the scope and the Velvet Honed finish on the stainless steel revolver.
Created with a minimum of 20% recycled content, the product is available in four colorways, natural or honed finishes, and a wide variety of sizes.