Polished: A shiny, glossy surface. This is by far the most popular. Honed: A matte finish. Brushed: A rough texture. Suitable for outdoor kitchens, though some designers like to use it inside as well. Last Updated: 2 years ago in Fabrication 0 0 Related Articles What is the difference between honed and polished ? What is the ideal overhang for my bar top or breakfast area? What height will be standard backsplash ? What overhangs at the cabinet I will have ? Will my sink cutout have overhang ?