In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(stonework/building) pulir(stonework/building) (con un chorro de arena) limpiar
- Lightly sanded, coated, slurry, or sandbox brick should not be cleaned by sandblasting, unless cleaning cannot be accomplished by any other method, as the brick face can be permanently damaged.
- A cast-iron fireplace in the living room, smothered by decades of paint jobs, was sandblasted to reveal beautiful old tiles, most of them smashed.
- Interior windows and glass in doors allow maximum daylight but were sandblasted for privacy.
- That meant paring away layers of linoleum and orange carpeting, burnishing hardwood floors, sandblasting some beams, oiling knotty pine walls, and creating window coverings that didn't compete with the view.
- The wall may have to be sandblasted to get the paint off.
- It has been reroofed, and the outside walls have been sandblasted and repointed.
- He used form boards that were sandblasted to produce a wood grain impression on the wall and inserted powder-coated T-shaped steel rods to support the treads and handrail.
- Having cleared and sandblasted the ivy-covered stone, he pointed it with lime mortar but decided ‘for the sake of appearance’ not to use a lime render over the stone.
- But you don't need a cold spell - or sandblasting equipment - to give your windows that frosted look.
- Since this table was a wedding gift, we had two overlapping oak leaves sandblasted in the surface at the counter shop.
- The glass doors of the cabinet were sandblasted to add an Art Deco-inspired design that Lou admires.
- Made of naturally felled California Redwood, his images, which were conceived during Woodstock '69, are sandblasted into the wood at his family-run sign company.
- But instead they're sandblasting the larger, more imposing properties of Barkerend Road, which looked comparatively decent, unlike the rows of decrepit back streets hidden behind.
- The cryptic message occurred to the monument maker after he finished sandblasting it into stone.
- The concrete piers were sandblasted to create a rough, weathered texture, and native trees and saguaros run along the wash, helping the structure blend with the desert.
- The marks have to be sandblasted away and that in itself has adverse effects on the building.
- A similar look can be achieved with a light wash of muriatic acid after the concrete has cured or by sandblasting a cured surface.
- The finished panels were then sandblasted to clean and remove all sand particles.
- It has lower ramps; the players have rounded feet, which helps players pin the ball; the balls and surface are sandblasted and the nets are higher.
- Concrete walls are sandblasted to dematerialize the surface and distinguish it from Ando's small modules.
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