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 utilised to be a mildew maker for historic and ornamental architecture with a community corporation referred to as Architectural Castings (earlier Architectural Reproductions). He fell into reworking for the duration of the 2008 monetary collapse and observed that he was really adept at it. He continued honing his expertise and creating expertise above the future 10 years and a 50 %, through which he found Hammer & Hand through the good friend of a neighbor.

Brian is currently wrapping up a venture that has been his favorite of the past 7 decades. With a particular fondness for revitalizing households crafted in the 1920s by way of the 1950s, he thrived as Site Superintendent of this Historic Portland Transform. Residences of the period offer you loads of one of a kind troubles but also have a lot to admire in the craftsmanship of their architecture. The job essential sizeable upgrades, together with shifting a stairway, rerouting a tricky HVAC method, and lifting a sagging floor that experienced declined a entire three inches on a person facet of the century-outdated residence.

“It’s an arduous and laborious vocation,” says the cordial and upbeat Hering, “That claimed, I are likely to ignore all that with all the appreciation obtained from shoppers, pals, and loved ones.”

Exterior of operate, Hering is an avid comic ebook collector and self-proclaimed “video activity junky,” and perhaps unsurprisingly, a enormous LEGO fanatic.

Brian can be noticed web hosting our current Historic Portland Transform video clip collection on YouTube. Additional episodes are dropping weekly, so head above to see the unbelievable diamond-in-the-rough rework into a attractive, modernized dwelling.


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