Use of force to join pieces together after using resistance heating with high frequency AC (10 to 500 kHz). Electrical resistant heating occurs when an electrical current passes through a conductor with high resistance to the flow of current, which converts the electrical energy into heat.
General term for a pivoting fastener, which attaches a door to a frame or molding, providing support and allowing it to be opened and closed. Several types of hinges are thrust pivot, full and half mortise and full and half surface. A line up of major hinge types would be the butt, butterfly, double acting, Euro, H & H, Pivot, Self-closing and Soss.
Beveling of the top edge of a hip rafter to the slopes of an adjoining section of roof, with the top of the hip rafter being cut at an angle along its length and sloping down from a centerline on its top edge. Angled slopes match the slopes of the adjoining sections of roof.
Home or building which is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and certified as historic by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior. Building that is officially recognized for its historic significance has special status under the 1997 Tax Reform Act, which encourages rehabilitation and discourages demolition or substantial alteration of the structure.