Blogs & Essays

Brent Hull loves sharing his knowledge of design, construction methods; historic restoration/renovation; architectural millwork and architectural history through his educational blogs.

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.

07
Nov
“When I get a little money I buy books, and if any is left I buy food and clothes.” -Erasmus A survey of the master...
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06
Oct
You may have noticed our logo on our website, merchandise or even on TV and wondered, what is that? It was drawn by Brent Hull...
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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
Timeless Building in Salem, Mass I was invited to speak at the Danver’s Historical Society last weekend and was fortunate to have time to explore...
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29
May
Timeless Building in New Orleans I’ve forgotten how historic New Orleans is, it has an amazing and rich architectural tradition that I had time to...
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