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What is a Custom Timber Frame Home?

Sep 02, 2020
tuscany style timber frame home

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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What is the Difference between Stock Plans and Conceptual Designs?

Jun 07, 2019
timber frame interior detail

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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The Moderns™ Part 2

Nov 23, 2018

Approximately two years ago, in response to an increasing demand for additional modern home floor plan concepts from our clientele, the Riverbend design team put itself to work on a new collection, The Moderns™. This distinctive timber frame home style, exclusive to Riverbend Timber Framing, blends our tradition of high-quality timber craftsmanship with the forward-thinking […]

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How to Read Timber Frame Floor Plans

Nov 13, 2014
timber skeleton

Riverbend’s team spends a lot of time drawing, reviewing, and reading timber frame floor plans. For most of you, however, even if pursuing building a traditional timber frame home, it’s unlikely you’ve reviewed design concepts that include timber posts and truss work. While you don’t need to be an expert in reading floor plans, it […]

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Seeing My Home Before I Build

Jul 17, 2013

The idea of building your own timber frame home is an exciting and detailed process. And, you want to go in fully prepared. “Seeing” your home, and knowing that your designer understands your vision before you become fully invested, is a tremendous value. At Riverbend, we realize visual aids are an important aspect of your […]

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Spotlight on Unique Spaces

Dec 11, 2012

No two Riverbend home design concepts are the same. Whether you are looking at exteriors or interiors, every design concept has a unique space. Explore the floor plan concepts below. Each offers a unique master suite, great room, kitchen, or outdoor living space. Find your design inspiration. Sonoma Hills Master Suite European style architecture comprises […]

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Compact Plan Offers Architectural Interest

Jun 19, 2012

When you build a custom timber frame home, you want it to stand out from the crowd; it should be an extension of your lifestyle and unique personality. When your floor plan is a sweeping 5,000 square feet, it’s easy to add those unique details to your home. However, that doesn’t mean a floor plan […]

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The Progression Of A Canadian Timber Home

Feb 14, 2012

Calgary couple, Stan and Jennie, were looking to build a unique home in the foothills of the Canadian Rockies. Wanting to leave the bustling city life behind without being completely disconnected, the Rockies provided the perfect haven for them to build their custom dream home. Impressed by their services, integrated building system and design options, […]

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