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Find out more about what’s going on in the exciting world of Riverbend Timber Framing. We look forward to keeping you filled in on the latest and greatest that timber frame homes have to offer. Get the latest news, updates, articles, events, & more.


PerfectFit RTB Process

Riverbend’s New PerfectFit™; Ready-to-Build Process

Oct 15, 2020

Introducing PerfectFit™ Ready-to-Build by Riverbend Timber Framing For nearly 50 years, Riverbend has created conceptual designs that inspire our clients to create an authentic timber frame home of their own. Comprised of structural timbers throughout the home, these designs use varying densities of timbers according to the exact preference of the owner. While Riverbend still […]

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What is a Custom Timber Frame Home?

Sep 02, 2020

What is a custom timber frame home? Customization is an often-used word in home building, but what does Riverbend mean when using it? When we talk about customization, we talk in terms of degrees. This is because we understand that every homeowner’s vision is different. Therefore, whether you require only minor modifications, or opt for […]

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Using Commercial Glass: Architectural Elements

Sep 02, 2020

From the first timber homes were built in the early 80’s to today, one of the most common features our clients love is a wall of windows. Designers place the windows into vaulted spaces and frame them in timber. This way, they create a “wow” factor experience in areas like the great room or master […]

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Farmhouse Style Homes with a Modern Flair

Sep 02, 2020

There is something about a farmhouse that makes us feel rejuvenated and fresh. Maybe it comes from a societal longing to return to simpler times, smaller square footage, and valuing things for being unique and practical. At Riverbend, we believe the love for farmhouses comes from the appeal of letting the architecture speak for itself […]

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Blending of Architectural Styles: One of a Kind Design Artistry

Sep 02, 2020

Throughout the years there have been plenty of styles that have garnered a following. These styles include the pillared Neoclassic, the American Colonial, and the ornate Victorian to name a few. All of these styles beg the question, for what will this era be remembered? At Riverbend, we would suggest this era may be known, […]

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Selecting Your Architectural Style Part Three

Sep 01, 2020

This third article completes Riverbend’s series about selecting an architectural style for your timber frame home. With six architectural styles to consider, selecting one that pleases your eye and incorporates your lifestyle, may first appear daunting. After 40 years of designing and building timber frame custom homes, we know that choosing a home design style […]

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Selecting Your Architectural Style Part Two

Sep 01, 2020

Selecting a preferred architectural style is a natural and early step when beginning to think about your Riverbend home. However, for some future owners, this decision can be one of the most difficult parts of the pre-design process. For this reason, we embarked on writing a three-part series about selecting an architectural style. By providing […]

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Selecting Your Architectural Style Part One

Sep 01, 2020

This article begins a three-part series taking you on a tour through Riverbend’s six architectural styles. After almost 40 years designing and crafting timber frame homes, the Riverbend team has the knowledge and expertise to assist you with the initial planning of your dream home. For many clients, choosing architectural style is the first step. […]

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Styles That Inspire

Sep 01, 2020

Every person considering a timber frame home has a completely unique vision. This is because each of them experience different moments of inspiration along the way. And, before they ever met with Riverbend, those moments of inspiration were already influencing their future home’s design. This article shares how some of Riverbend’s past clients found their […]

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Styles That Inspire II

Sep 01, 2020

Continue reading how some of Riverbend’s past clients found their style inspiration and how those perfect moments beautifully influenced their timber frame dream home’s design. Did you miss the first three stories? Read, part one here. Craftsman Style Homes – A Walk to School Born in response to the Industrial Revolution, Craftsman style architecture has […]

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