Blogs & Essays

Brent Hull loves sharing his knowledge of design, construction methods; historic restoration/renovation; architectural millwork and architectural history. His writing has appeared in several national publications including Period Homes; Traditional Building; Tools of the Trade and Remodeling. If you live in Texas you have likely heard Brent Hull on WBAP radio’s “Great Home Design” program.

02
Jun
There is nothing as enjoyable or satisfying for a craftsman as a good sharp hand tool. For a woodworker, the joy of a razor-sharp hand...
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01
Jun
Hull Historical is in the middle of a big year. Mid February we expanded by purchasing our Whiskey Flats Shop, formerly B & F Cabinets,...
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31
May
You’ve probably seen the Hull Historical unofficial mascot on our Facebook and Instagram pages, but if you’ve missed out so far, here’s a little more...
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31
May
When Senior Project Manager, Brett Teague, suggested teaming up with local artists to create an unforgettable open house, we jumped at the chance. The newly...
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27
Jul
As a builder I’m an optimist, I think, in fact, it is a required trait to qualify as a builder. A recent article in Builder...
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28
Jun
As I was researching historic French Iron work for a project, I ran across a great book, Wrought Iron In Architecture, by Gerald K. Geerlings. It...
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15
Jun
I was invited to speak at the Danver’s Historical Society last weekend and was fortunate to have time to explore a few historic streets in...
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29
May
I’ve forgotten how historic New Orleans is, it has an amazing and rich architectural tradition that I had time to explore last week as I...
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17
Mar
I’ve had a few readers ask for more information about some of our project. We just finished a rather fun historic job here in Fort...
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05
Feb
If you’ve ever wondered why the Greek and Roman temples look the way they do, here’s some background and fun inspiration. It is thought that...
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