The following terms define Building and Machine Parts
haft: handle, especially of knife or ax.
handle: rod, knob, part to be grasped by hand.
handlebar: rod or bar with handle at each end.
hanger: iron strap used to suspend pipes and joists.
hank: coil, loop, or ring, especially of rope.
hardware: metal fittings and utensils for building construction.
harness: assemblage of interconnected straps that restrain or fasten.
H-beam: long iron or steel I-beam with wide flanges.
head: top of door or window frame.
header: horizontal support that spans an opening in frame of wall or floor.
headpost: post at top of part.
herringbone bridging: cross bridging.
hilt: handle, especially of knife or sword.
hinge: swiveling metal joint that fastens swinging element to stable support: butt, spring, strap, T-hinge.
hip rafter: diagonal rafter extending from ridgepole to corner intersection of top plates of two walls.
hoop: circular binding strip.
housing: frame or covering for part: recess in piece of wood for insertion of another piece.
hub: center part, especially of wheel where it's fastened to axle.
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