Timber Frame Homes & Commercial Timber Frames

Timber frame pool house and pavilion

Precision handcrafted timber frame homes from over 100 species of tropical hardwoods

Custom designs and plans

Hardwood flooring, decking, flooring inlays, stair parts and accessories for timber frame houses

Read a 7 page article about "Green Builder" Amazon Timber Frames

Amazon Timber Frames (ATF) produces precision handcrafted timber frame homes and commercial timber frame buildings at our company-owned facility in Brazil using the finest Brazilian hardwoods.  

As the only timber frame company in the world producing exotic wood timber frame homes, ATF has set a high standard for itself, providing start-to-finish logistics for every post & beam construction project.  ATF's highly skilled crew of timber framers erects these timber framed homes and wooden structures to specification at job sites around the globe.  Including recent timber frame projects in Alabama, Tennessee, Missouri, Michigan and Pennsylvania.

Click here to visit the Amazon Timber Frames gallery of house plans, wooden homes, exotic wood products, decks and accessories.

Rare Earth Hardwoods (REH)

Please visit the Rare Earth Hardwoods website to learn more about the quality Brazilian hardwood flooring, paneling, exotic decking, Brazilian hardwood lumber, flooring inlays, big wood slabs, figured hardwoods, turning blocks and accessories manufactured by Rare Earth Hardwoods (REH).

Click here to visit the REH web site...Also, check out the specials we have on hardwood flooring, big wood slabs, decorative flooring inlays & more.

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Exotic post and beam  home in Alabama

Amazon Timber Frames is a green builder,

Land for sale in Brazil

FOR SALE - Prime Forest Land in the Amazon Region of Brazil


Big Wood Slabs, Discount Flooring Specials and Decorative Flooring Inlays

Big Wood Slabs and Figured Hardwoods

Big Wood Slabs...

Floor Inlays and Cornerblocks

Discount Pricing...

Big Wood Slabs, figured hardwood lumber and special discount pricing on hardwood flooring and dozens of clearance items and odd-lots of hardwood flooring, floor inlays and cornerblocks at Big Big Wood Slabs. Act now because these specials won't last long.


ATF Featured in "Green Lifestyles on Planet Paradise" Magazine

Green lifestyles articleClick here to read the 7 page article about how Amazon Timber Frames is rescuing Amazon timber and honoring the spirit of the Amazon region in Brazil. This article was featured in the February 2008 issue of Sedona Home & Garden's publication "Green Lifestyles on Planet Paradise".

green building, sustainable building


"Top of Environmental Quality" Award from the Brazilian Parliament

Environmental Quality AwardEnvironmental awardAmazon Timber Frames and its company-owned manufacturing facility in Brazil, Zero Impact Brazil (ZIB), are both deeply committed to ecologically sound business practices.  ZIB itself recently earned the "Top of Environmental Quality" award from the Order of Parliamentary of Brazil (OPB). OPB noted in its letter of recognition that it values and encourages the initiatives of the company in the treatment of the environment, saying that it shows great responsibility in helping to establish and maintain "harmony in nature and the biodiversity of the planet." ZIB is now authorized to use the "Top of Environmental Quality" stamp in all of its products, services and media materials. Read about ATF's commitment to the environment...

Photo: Josenilson de Souza Guimaraes, ZIB representative and Amazon Timber Frames craftsman, receives the award, "Winged Victory", at a ceremony in Belem, Para, Brazil.


Southeastern Michigan Party Pavilion

lakeside party pavillion

For a private homeowner in Southeastern Michigan, ATF designed and built a 26’x26’ party pavilion that sits on a man-made stone island. Assembled and raised in just ten days, it features hand-hewn massaranduba timbers and angelim pedra purlins, with curatinga mahogany interior roof decking.

brazilian hardwood pavillion

Michigan timber frames

Alabama Pool House

A pool house and pavilion project in Alabama. Click here to viewphotos of this project

Pool house in Alabama


Casa do Sapo

Timber framed garden structures

Announcing the completion of Casa do Sapo (the House of the Frog).  This beautiful and unique outdoor timber framed structure spans a Koi pond and is constructed from a variety of exotic Brazilian hardwood timbers. These include Jatoba, Goncalo Alves/Tigerwood, Massaranduba, Ipe, Cumaru, Brazilian Ebony (all wedges), Tatajuba, Sapucaia, Purple Heart and Marblewood.  Held together with approximately 300 wood wedges and 100 pegs, Casa do Sapo is 60' long.

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Call us for more information about our outdoor timber framed arbors and other wooden garden structures built with tropical hardwoods


Tennessee Horse Barn Project

A client in Tennessee commissioned an elegant 3900 sq. ft. horse barn, for which ATF used a combination of natural stone and Brazilian timbers, including sapucaia, angelim pedra, goncalo alves and massaranduba. The barn comprises eight stalls plus a tack room and an upper gallery. Hand-split exotic hardwood shakes cover the roof.
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Post and beam barns and other wooden structures

Timber Frame Projects

Wooden home in Alabama


Gallery of House Plans, Wood Products and Accessories

Integrity Design, new home designs and plans

Douglas Miller DeChant Architects, new custom home plans

Design Works Architecture, P.C., custom home plans and designs

Integrity Design

Douglas Miller
DeChant Architects

Design Works
Architecture, P.C.

Timber frame architects, home plans, hardwood decking, exotic hardwood flooring, siding and more. Call or email for more information.


A Green Timber Frame Company - Committed to Ecologically Sound Business Practices

A little-known fact to many outside Brazil is that many times, even the trees being cut down legally to clear the land for private farming and ranching are subsequently either left on the ground to rot or are burned. That's where ATF comes in. ATF and its on-site partner, Zero Impact Brazil (ZIB), make arrangements with landowners to buy and remove this unwanted timber.

Our business also helps the country's economy by creating well-paying jobs for local craftsmen, something that is desperately needed in the heart of Brazil 's Amazon region.” Read More...

Download: ATF Warranty (PDF file)

new timber framed home warranty

NEW - Hand Split Shakes from Fire and Decay Resistant Hardwoods

handcut Brazilian wood shakes and wood shinglesHand split Brazilian hardwood shakes are the latest product innovation from ATF. After millions of years of product development, we bring you the most durable shakes in the world. These hand split shakes are available in Ipe, Itauba, Massaranduba, Jatoba and many other durable species.

Contact us at (800) 968-0074 for more information
or email rip@amazontimberframes.com.




Exotic Wood Timber Frame Houses ThATF is a green builder and green construction company

Exotic Wooden Post & Beam Homes
As the only company in the world producing exotic wood timber frames. ATF has set a high standard for itself, providing start-to-finish logistics for every project.

A "Green" Company Shows it's True Colors
We are very sensitive to concerns about preserving the Amazon's greatest natural resource.

Timber Framing videos Brazilian timbers harvested by an eco-friendly company

Amazon Timber Frames   (800) 968-0074   Fax (800)968-0094   rip@amazontimberframes.com