What is the meaning of the furniture term H-Hinge?

The furniture term H-Hinge refers to a type of hinge that is shaped like the letter H when viewed from the side. It is commonly used to attach doors or lids to furniture pieces such as cabinets, chests, or boxes. The H-Hinge typically consists of two rectangular plates joined together by a central pivot, allowing the door or lid to swing open and closed. A hinge with exposed, long flat leaves that when opened resemble the letter H.
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