tooled surface

tooled finish, tooled surface

In stonework, a fluted, flat surface that usually carries 2 to 12 concave grooves per inch (5 to 30 per centimeter); also called tooling.
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Boeing can do this because the IML surface of the 787 is a tooled surface with features that have controlled heights and locations.
This creates sharp corners and the look of a tooled surface.
Hanging from the upper reaches of the foyers, these fluted concrete forms frame spectacular views of the town and landscape beyond, and give the building a distinctive silhouette; an optical presence that will change with the passing hours as sunlight strikes the white marble aggregate that will appear on the finely tooled surfaces.