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Portland, Oregon

1020 Southeast Harrison Street
Portland, OR 97214-4709
(503) 232-2447

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Hammer & Hand is Portland’s premier custom home builder and remodeler. We inspire evolution in modern building practices through our dedication to service, craftsmanship, and science.

Whether you are looking for a Portland, OR, general contractor, commercial construction company, or a passive home builder, our expert team can help. Unlike many other Portland contractors, we operate a high-end woodshop to create custom pieces for our clients.

As the Pacific Northwest’s trusted high-performance builders, we pride ourselves in attention to detail, creativity, and quality craftsmanship.

Contact us to learn how we can help with your next project!




Hammer & Hand is Portland’s trusted home builder, remodeler, and general contractor. We incite evolution in home construction through our dedication to science, service, and craft.

Our Portland office also specializes in high performance construction, home performance assessments, high performance retrofits, and custom doors and windows.

Since 1995 our Portland contractors have provided:

  • Residential and commercial custom builds and remodels 
  • Historic renovations and remodels
  • Custom doors and windows

Whether you’re planning a kitchen remodel, a high-design new home, or a TI project with difficult technical finishes, we are the home builders and remodeling contractors to come to for high-craft projects.

Our team of Portland contractors is rooted in craft-based remodels and new builds that got us started 25+ years ago.

Our team of Portland contractors work with some of the finest architects and design teams to bring the dreams of our residential and commercial clients to life.


Services Our Portland Contractors at Hammer & Hand Offer



Commercial Construction

We collaborate with our commercial clients and the architects they’ve hired to create exceptional properties. 

Our commercial construction projects include: 

  • Office TIs
  • Retail build-outs
  • Restaurants


Residential Construction

Our team of residential general contractors in Portland, OR, has been helping homeowners bring their vision of their homes to life for over 25 years.  Each home we build is uniquely designed by architects and built by our team of Portland contractors.

From new homes to new additions, historic renovations, or home remodels, our team is here to help you bring your vision to life and build you a house that truly feels like home. 

Click here to learn more about our residential construction services.


High-Performance Buildings

Collaborating with clients and architects to create the most durable, comfortable, and functional space is our specialty. 

Our expertise in high-performance building gives us the ability to create homes and businesses that reduce heating and cooling energy consumption by up to 90%.

We’ve quite literally written the book on high-performance building with our open-source Best Practices Manual being used as a model for building across the nation!  


Custom Woodwork

Our Portland general contractors do more than build homes and buildings. We have a team that specializes in intricate, uniquely designed woodwork. 

Using the best materials on the market, we create custom doors, windows, and more that can be delivered to homes and businesses throughout the United States and Canada.


Frequently Asked Questions


Do You Offer Prefab Homes?

No. We believe that every building has a story, just like every person, which is why our builds are all uniquely designed and built on-site.


Do You Have a Team of Designers and Architects at Hammer & Hand?

At Hammer & Hand, we focus on being the best general contractors in Portland. Although we do not have in-house designers or architects, our team can help match you with one who best serves your specific needs. 

Already have a designer or architect you’re working with? Great! We are pleased to collaborate with them on your project.


What Areas Do You Serve?

Hammer & Hand general contractors serve the Portland, OR, and Seattle, WA, areas, including NW Oregon and the I-5 corridor through Everett.


What Types of Commercial Projects Do You Handle?

Hammer & Hand contractors work on a large variety of commercial projects in Portland, including: 

  • Breweries
  • Boutiques
  • Restaurants
  • Offices
  • Clinics
  • Retail stores

Contact us today to learn more about the expertise of our general contractors in Portland, OR, and how we can bring your business to life. 


Business Hours: 7:30 am – 4:00 PM, Monday- Friday


    “I would recommend Hammer & Hand without hesitation.”

    – Sura | Portland

    “We love our ‘new’ home and are extremely happy with the high quality workmanship.”

    – Jay | Portland

    “From the beginning we knew we were working with great people.”

    – Jonah | Portland

    “I’m so happy with all the work you did with the Doug Fir. It’s like artwork to look at.”

    – Dan | Seattle

    “You were so responsive throughout the process, and were reliable and thorough. The end result is beautiful.”

    – Marilyn | Portland

    “It’s wonderful to have Hammer & Hand’s stamp on the house!”

    – Janina | Portland

    “I am so pleased with every aspect of working with H&H.”

    – Janina | Portland

    “The quality of the workmanship is outstanding.”

    – Kim | Portland

    “The Hammer & Hand team was easy to communicate with and they stayed in touch with us during the construction project. We highly recommend them.”

    – Kim | Portland

    “I can’t thank you enough for getting our project done right and so quickly!”

    – Kris | Portland

    “We love our new bathroom and know our little one will, too.”

    – Linh | Portland

    “My husband and I are delighted with our new table. It is beautiful, as promised and perfect in every way.”

    – Sylvia | Woodshop

    “We are extremely pleased with the work H&H has done.”

    – Jon | Portland

    “Oh my gosh… the house is so warm!!  We keep turning the heat down, isn’t that cool!”

    – Terri | Portland

    “We have the most beautiful basement in all of Portland (and beyond!) thanks to all of you.”

    – Gail & Jim | Portland

    “Everyone on the job has been so professional, responsible, respectful of the house and garden and friendly.“

    – Terri & Potey | Portland

    “We’re really glad we went with Hammer & Hand. We really love our new kitchen.”

    – Will & Michael | Portland

    “We are very happy with our new storefront. Your team was remarkable – professional, timely, and great to have here in the office.”

    – Steve, Newspace Center for Photography | Portland

    “We continue to refer H&H with pride and confidence.”

    – Monica | Portland

    “At every turn, your guys brought it.”

    – Michael, Kelly & P-Man | Portland

    “This new space, way of living in a home, and expression of craftsmanship and design make us proud.”

    – Michael, Kelly & P-Man | Portland

    “When the last finish is finished and the last nail is hammered I will know that our home was built with great talent and a lot of heart.”

    – Margi | Portland

    “H&H employees are creative & smart, their project managers approachable & resourceful, and their work careful & precise.”

    – LD | Portland

    “You are rock stars! I love my new stuff. Sometimes I just sit and stare at it because it’s so gorgeous.”

    – Julie | Portland

    “They matched the style perfectly, down to every piece of molding.”

    – Jeanne | Portland

    “You helped us through our remodel with love…a testament to your professionalism and quality of work.”

    – Frank & Peggy | Portland

    “Your employees are the best, professional, courteous and willing to go beyond the call of duty.”

    – Frank | Portland

    “H&H are true craftspeople who take pride in their work, and it shows in the finished product.”

    – Debbie | Portland

    “We would highly recommend them to any homeowner contemplating a major remodeling project.”

    – Dave & Sharon | Portland

    “You have not only built our dream home, but also made the experience a pleasure.”

    – Art, Jackie & Crystal | Portland