July 23, 2024


Amazing design, nonpareil

Site Superintendent Brian Hering | Meet the Team


Brian has been with Hammer & Hand off-and-on for a cumulative 7 several years. A self-taught carpenter, Brian made use of to be a mildew maker for historical and ornamental architecture with a regional enterprise called Architectural Castings (beforehand Architectural Reproductions). He fell into reworking in the course of the 2008 financial collapse and observed that he was rather adept at it. He ongoing honing his expertise and building practical experience over the upcoming ten years and a 50 %, for the duration of which he found out Hammer & Hand through the pal of a neighbor.

Brian is at the moment wrapping up a venture that has been his favorite of the final 7 decades. With a particular fondness for revitalizing residences built in the 1920s through the 1950s, he thrived as Site Superintendent of this Historic Portland Remodel. Residences of the period provide loads of exclusive troubles but also have a large amount to admire in the craftsmanship of their architecture. The venture required significant updates, together with transferring a stairway, rerouting a tricky HVAC process, and lifting a sagging flooring that had declined a complete three inches on a single aspect of the century-old home.

“It’s an arduous and laborious career,” says the cordial and upbeat Hering, “That explained, I have a tendency to neglect all that with all the appreciation obtained from clients, buddies, and family members.”

Exterior of perform, Hering is an avid comedian e book collector and self-proclaimed “video video game junky,” and potentially unsurprisingly, a large LEGO fanatic.

Brian can be observed hosting our latest Historic Portland Remodel video sequence on YouTube. Additional episodes are dropping weekly, so head in excess of to see the unbelievable diamond-in-the-rough transform into a magnificent, modernized household.


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