Riverbend Timber Framing

Riverbend Timber Framing Your Style Reflected. Luxury, timber frame homes since 1979.
Riverbend Timber Framing is one of North America's oldest and most accomplished designers and crafters of timber frame homes. With over 5,000 timber frame structures built, our goal is simple: make your timber frame building experience seamless-- from beginning to end.

“We didn’t have a lot growing up in New Jersey,” explains Marc. Read Marc's story about a childhood dream that became re...
07/11/2019

“We didn’t have a lot growing up in New Jersey,” explains Marc. Read Marc's story about a childhood dream that became reality in part two of "Styles That Inspire." https://buff.ly/2JBlvE8

The Bridgewater combines contemporary Craftsman-style with traditional saltbox design. Explore its floor plan design con...
07/05/2019
Bridgewater Floor Plans | Riverbend Timber Framing

The Bridgewater combines contemporary Craftsman-style with traditional saltbox design. Explore its floor plan design concept. #architecture

The Bridgewater combines contemporary Craftsman-style with traditional saltbox design to create a home where the line between indoor and outdoor living spaces blurs. The spaciousness of the home’s interior smoothly transitions to the outdoor patios.

Congratulations to our lovely Arkansas clients. Their fully custom timber frame cottage is a dream-come-true. Is it time...
07/02/2019

Congratulations to our lovely Arkansas clients. Their fully custom timber frame cottage is a dream-come-true. Is it time for your Riverbend home?

New Gallery - Tap to see the photos of this custom, timber home located near Georgia's beautiful Lookout Mountain. https...
06/28/2019

New Gallery - Tap to see the photos of this custom, timber home located near Georgia's beautiful Lookout Mountain. https://buff.ly/2J969GF

From Lake Tahoe to Lake Mead, the look of authentic timber framing fits right into the breathtaking scenery of the Silve...
06/25/2019

From Lake Tahoe to Lake Mead, the look of authentic timber framing fits right into the breathtaking scenery of the Silver State. Thinking of building in Nevada? Contact us for a meeting. https://buff.ly/2IR6M91 #nevada #customhomes

“I saw an old barn tucked back in a grove of poplar trees,” says Patricia*, who goes by Patty. “And I just knew that we ...
06/21/2019

“I saw an old barn tucked back in a grove of poplar trees,” says Patricia*, who goes by Patty. “And I just knew that we needed to stop.” Read Patty's story, and two others, in "Styles That Inspire." https://buff.ly/2M9bm4q

Another unique timber frame home is taking shape in our Michigan shop.  This couple's dream home will be located in scen...
06/18/2019

Another unique timber frame home is taking shape in our Michigan shop. This couple's dream home will be located in scenic Sullivan County.

Another unique timber frame home is taking shape in our Michigan shop. This couple's dream home will be located in scenic Sullivan County.

Introducing our newest floor plan design concept, the Finley, a modern design within the heart of a timber cottage. Tap ...
06/14/2019

Introducing our newest floor plan design concept, the Finley, a modern design within the heart of a timber cottage. Tap and enjoy. https://buff.ly/2FbNqZQ

Raisings are an exciting opportunity to see the beauty of a timber frame home. Find a Raising event near you. https://bu...
06/10/2019

Raisings are an exciting opportunity to see the beauty of a timber frame home. Find a Raising event near you. https://buff.ly/2EQQryN

Inspired by our Fairfield design concept, this home's progress continues. Its timber frame Raising event took place last...
06/03/2019

Inspired by our Fairfield design concept, this home's progress continues. Its timber frame Raising event took place last week, (July, 2019).

Inspired by our Fairfield design concept, this home's progress continues. Its timber frame Raising event took place last week, (July, 2019).

Q. What is a hybrid timber home?A. Thank you for the question. Hybrid timber frame homes incorporate structural insulate...
05/31/2019

Q. What is a hybrid timber home?
A. Thank you for the question. Hybrid timber frame homes incorporate structural insulated panels (SIPs) into the process. There are several benefits to hybrid homes. Read about them here: https://buff.ly/2Whkmus

Congratulations to our lovely Colorado clients. The couple is now preparing for their new, energy efficient home, a mode...
05/28/2019

Congratulations to our lovely Colorado clients. The couple is now preparing for their new, energy efficient home, a modern style timber frame.

Whether you are designing a charming powder room for your guests, a luxury master bath for yourself, or both, thoughtful...
05/24/2019
Timber Home Bath Design | Interior Design

Whether you are designing a charming powder room for your guests, a luxury master bath for yourself, or both, thoughtful planning ensures these spaces offer solitude and quiet without sacrificing comfort. Read about timber home design design.

Timber home bath design and powder room planning starts with four important items to consider including bath location, space, and more.

This magnificent timber frame home is taking shape at the base of Washington's Olympic Mountains. Its owners modified ou...
05/21/2019

This magnificent timber frame home is taking shape at the base of Washington's Olympic Mountains. Its owners modified our Mayson design concept.

This Wisconsin timber frame home was inspired by our Bridgewater floor plan concept. Photos will be added as progress co...
05/14/2019

This Wisconsin timber frame home was inspired by our Bridgewater floor plan concept. Photos will be added as progress continues.

This Wisconsin timber frame home was inspired by our Bridgewater floor plan concept. Photos will be added as progress continues.

The clock is ticking. If you want to start building your Riverbend timber frame home in 2020, now is the time to start y...
05/10/2019
Plan to Build in 2020? Start Your Home Design Now

The clock is ticking. If you want to start building your Riverbend timber frame home in 2020, now is the time to start your custom home design. What is the expected timeline from design to construction?

If you want to build a timber home in 2020, the time to start the design process is right now. Learn more about factors that can affect your build in 2020.

Not yet blessed with the perfect outdoor living space? We hope this article helps you discover which outdoor living spac...
05/07/2019
Enjoy Your Outdoor Living Spaces

Not yet blessed with the perfect outdoor living space? We hope this article helps you discover which outdoor living space reflects your style. #outdoorliving

From outdoor kitchens and decks to patios and porches, outdoor living spaces bring year-round beauty and joy to your Riverbend home.

Inspired by our Fairfield design concept, this home's progress continues. Its timber frame Raising event took place last...
05/02/2019

Inspired by our Fairfield design concept, this home's progress continues. Its timber frame Raising event took place last week, (July, 2019).

Inspired by our Fairfield design concept, this home's progress continues. Its timber frame Raising event took place last week, (July, 2019).

Modern style architecture meets timber frame craftsmanship in our Tacoma floor plan design concept, part of The Moderns™...
04/29/2019

Modern style architecture meets timber frame craftsmanship in our Tacoma floor plan design concept, part of The Moderns™ series by Riverbend. #moderndesign #midcenturymodern

This is part of the dream home journey for one Missouri couple.
04/24/2019

This is part of the dream home journey for one Missouri couple.

Warmest congratulations to our new clients in Alberta. The artistic rendering of their stunning, fully custom, timber fr...
04/22/2019

Warmest congratulations to our new clients in Alberta. The artistic rendering of their stunning, fully custom, timber frame home is shown below. #homedesign #Alberta

Designing Your Outdoor Spaces - Learn several items worth considering as you think about your future timber frame home--...
04/19/2019
Designing Your Outdoor Space | Design and Floor Plans

Designing Your Outdoor Spaces - Learn several items worth considering as you think about your future timber frame home-- and its lovely outdoor spaces.

From location and site orientation to special features like hot tubs, there are important items to consider when designing your outdoor space.

Need help finding a builder? Riverbend can help. Join next week's live webinar. Register now. https://buff.ly/2GhsL6v
04/16/2019

Need help finding a builder? Riverbend can help. Join next week's live webinar. Register now. https://buff.ly/2GhsL6v

Introducing the newest floor plan concept from Riverbend: The Summerhill. #homedesign
04/12/2019
Summerhill Timber Frame Floor Plan | by Riverbend

Introducing the newest floor plan concept from Riverbend: The Summerhill. #homedesign

View this grand timber frame home, with an expansive timber frame deck, special spaces like a homework room and a coffee bar area.

The European style Hickory Lakes design concept offers 3,176 sq. ft. of liveable space-- and an unlimited amount of char...
04/05/2019
Hickory Lakes | French Country Floor Plan | Country Home

The European style Hickory Lakes design concept offers 3,176 sq. ft. of liveable space-- and an unlimited amount of charm. #homedesign #timberframe

The Hickory Lakes is a floor plan showcasing how easily we can use french country architectural elements into your future timber frame home.

If you are among the large and growing group of people in search of additional energy efficient and green opportunities ...
04/01/2019
Top 5 Designing Tips for Green Timber Framing | Sustainability

If you are among the large and growing group of people in search of additional energy efficient and green opportunities in your custom, timber frame home, we hope you’ll consider these five items. #EnergyEfficiency

The energy efficiency of a Riverbend residence is a cost-saving, earth friendly benefit to every Riverbend owner.

The "Preparing to Design Your Home" webinar is tomorrow. Join us from the comfort of your own home. Register now. https:...
03/26/2019

The "Preparing to Design Your Home" webinar is tomorrow. Join us from the comfort of your own home. Register now. https://buff.ly/2usAybX #homedesign #customhomes

Selecting a preferred architectural style is a natural step when beginning to think about your Riverbend home. Compare T...
03/21/2019
Selecting Your Architectural Style Part Two | Design and Floor Plans

Selecting a preferred architectural style is a natural step when beginning to think about your Riverbend home. Compare Traditional style timber frame homes with those from The Moderns™ series. Which do you prefer?

Selecting a preferred architectural style is a natural and early step when beginning to think about your Riverbend home. For some future owners, this decision can be one of the most difficult parts of the pre-design process. This article is the second in our three-part series about selecting an arch...

Meet the Grandview. Build this home as a single-level, and it’s the perfect weekend cottage. Add the optional basement, ...
03/12/2019

Meet the Grandview. Build this home as a single-level, and it’s the perfect weekend cottage. Add the optional basement, and it's perfect for families. #homedesign #customhomes

Timber framed interiors do more than simply leave first-time visitors speechless. Authentic timber frames support the in...
03/11/2019

Timber framed interiors do more than simply leave first-time visitors speechless. Authentic timber frames support the interior of your home, and assist in defining your living spaces. Read, "Trusses Help Define the Space." https://buff.ly/2STsPOd

New gallery of a timber frame cottage. Enjoy photographs of this enchanting addition to Prince George, British Columbia.
03/04/2019
Prince George Residence | Timber Frame Cottage

New gallery of a timber frame cottage. Enjoy photographs of this enchanting addition to Prince George, British Columbia.

A mountain cottage in beautiful Prince George, British Columbia. View photos of this custom timber frame home, including a spacious deck.

Client representative, Colin Showalter, invites you to the Calgary Home & Garden Show. Since each Riverbend Timber Frame...
02/28/2019

Client representative, Colin Showalter, invites you to the Calgary Home & Garden Show. Since each Riverbend Timber Frame home is customized to your unique wish-list, the process often begins within weeks of meeting you. The show continues through March 3, 2019 at the BMO Centre & Corral. Colin looks forward to seeing you at booth 652.

Explore the differences between post and beam and timber framing. They are two different approaches to building a home.
02/26/2019
Timber Framing vs. Post and Beam | Construction

Explore the differences between post and beam and timber framing. They are two different approaches to building a home.

While researching timber frame homes, you may have seen the words “post and beam” and wondered if they are related to timber framing — or perhaps even a synonym for timber framing. This article explores the differences between post and beam and timber framing because, although post and beam an...

What Will My Timber Frame Home Cost? - March 7, 2019 WebinarReady to move forward with your timber frame dream home? If ...
02/20/2019
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What Will My Timber Frame Home Cost? - March 7, 2019 Webinar

Ready to move forward with your timber frame dream home? If so, you likely have questions about cost. Our next live webinar promises details around the many factors that affect your cost. Register now. https://buff.ly/2tvQaLF

See our first new floor plan design concept of 2019, the striking (and spacious!) Glen Arbor.
02/15/2019
Glen Arbor | Timber Frame Plan | Riverbend Timber Framing

See our first new floor plan design concept of 2019, the striking (and spacious!) Glen Arbor.

Striking curbside apeal comes from this floor plan's covered timber entry, wrapped in stone. Features include: covered patio, 3-car garage, and open spaces.

Meeting face-to-face is an important part of the Riverbend process. Client representative, Colin Showalter, invites you ...
02/12/2019

Meeting face-to-face is an important part of the Riverbend process. Client representative, Colin Showalter, invites you to schedule a private meeting with him in Toronto. This provides you the perfect opportunity to ask questions, discuss floor plan concepts, and get an idea about how much your timber frame home will cost. Let Colin know of your interest here> https://buff.ly/2FbXO5N

A new timber frame home in Ohio blends a couple’s affection for barn-style design, primitive antiques and laid-back coun...
02/06/2019
Love of country: a barn-style Ohio home

A new timber frame home in Ohio blends a couple’s affection for barn-style design, primitive antiques and laid-back country living. Thank you to writer, Sara Reimer, photographer, Greg Scheidemann, and of course, to Midwest Living. #midwestliving

A new timber frame home in Ohio blends a couple’s affection for barn-style design, primitive antiques and laid-back country living.

Meet your client representative, Marty Birkenkamp, this weekend at the Pittsburgh Log & Timber Home Show in the Monroevi...
02/04/2019
Event Registration | | Riverbend Timber Framing

Meet your client representative, Marty Birkenkamp, this weekend at the Pittsburgh Log & Timber Home Show in the Monroeville Convention Center. He’s ready to help you live the Riverbend Dream. Care to let Marty know of your interest in advance? https://buff.ly/2FbXO5N

Marty Birkenkamp looks forward to meeting you. Schedule time in advance or let him know of your interest.

Regardless of where you find yourself in the planning of your timber frame dream home, client representative, Colin Show...
02/02/2019

Regardless of where you find yourself in the planning of your timber frame dream home, client representative, Colin Showalter invites you to join him at the B.C. Home + Garden Show February 20 -24th. Care to let Colin know of your interest in advance? https://buff.ly/2WCoy4A #BritishColumbia

Register now and join tonight's record-breaking crowd. Our Home Planning Webinar is helpful, easy, and one hour long. ht...
01/31/2019

Register now and join tonight's record-breaking crowd. Our Home Planning Webinar is helpful, easy, and one hour long. https://buff.ly/2QacumD

Unable to attend today's Home Planning Seminar at our Michigan headquarters? Join us online January 31st at 5 pm PT / 8 ...
01/26/2019
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Unable to attend today's Home Planning Seminar at our Michigan headquarters? Join us online January 31st at 5 pm PT / 8 pm ET.

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