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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.


Timber Home Kitchen Design

Aug 16, 2019

So much more than a place in which to prepare meals, a kitchen serves as a frequent gathering place for friends and family. In fact, a well-designed kitchen often becomes the focal point of the entire home. And, much like your timber frame home, your kitchen should reflect your personality in addition to being a […]

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Riverbend’s Favorite Plans

Aug 02, 2019

With over 50 unique floor plan concepts in Riverbend’s portfolio, we offer a variety of different styles and designs to inspire your timber frame home. Sometimes, however, it can be difficult to find a place to start your custom home journey. With this in-mind, we present this list of some of our favorite plans, and […]

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Canadian Timber Frame Favourites

Jul 19, 2019

Of the 5,000-plus homes we have brought to life across North America, a good percentage are found in Canada. From the misty shores of Vancouver Island to the vast vistas of the Great Canadian Plains, the tradition of timber framing flourishes in the Great White North. Subsequently, this article spotlights some of our favourite Canadian […]

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Styles That Inspire II

Jul 05, 2019

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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Styles That Inspire

Jun 21, 2019

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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What is the Difference between Stock Plans and Conceptual Designs?

Jun 07, 2019

Despite many centuries of traditional building techniques, the authentic craftsmanship of timber framing began to give-way to kits and stock plans a few decades ago. As a result, the unique presence for which timber frame homes were once known, began to diminish. This was due to more than one factor, including increased assembly line-like manufacturing […]

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Timber Home Bath Design

May 24, 2019

Unlike the expansive spaces and sweeping ceilings so customary in Riverbend great rooms, baths are private retreats. Bath spaces serve as dressing areas, personal spas, or even a place to read. (Think: soaking tub.) Thus, whether you are designing a charming powder room for your guests, a luxury master bath for yourself, or both, thoughtful […]

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Meet Riverbend at an Event Near You

May 10, 2019

Technology, like email and video calls, has made communication easier and more effective than ever. For some people, however, nothing replaces meeting in person. If you are interested in meeting the team that may help you build your dream timber frame home, Riverbend Timber Framing offers many ways in which to do so. Meet your […]

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Planning to Build in 2020? Start Now.

May 10, 2019

The clock is ticking. If you want to start building your timber frame home in 2020, now is the time to start your custom home design. Riverbend typically recommends you start the design process approximately one year in advance of your desired construction start date. However, in today’s vigorous economy, you may wish to consider […]

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Achieving the Ideal Deck or Patio Design

Apr 23, 2019

The winter season is almost behind us, which means it’s time we start thinking about the long days of summer, barbecues, backyard games, iced tea, and the sweet fragrance of blooming flowers. With warm-weather activities right around the corner, it is also the perfect time to think about your timber frame home’s deck or patio […]

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