Shakes have split faces and sawn backs. Old growth cedar logs are first cut into desired lengths. Blanks or boards of proper thickness are split and then run diagonally through a band saw to produce two tapered shakes from each blank.

 

For exposure questions, see Summary of Sizes and Coverage Table. Fire Rated and CCA (anti-fungicide and moss) Treatment Also Available.

#1 24" Medium Premium Vertical Grain Shakes

Vertical Grain: 100%
Avg Butt Thickness: 9/16" to 5/8"
1 Square Covers: 100 sq. ft @ 10" Exposure (see table)
Appearance: A very clean uniform look
Manufactured from the highest quality Old Growth Cedar.

 

#1 24" Medium Regular Shakes

Vertical Grain: 80%
Avg Butt Thickness: 9/16" to 5/8"
1 Square Covers: 100 sq. ft @ 10" Exposure (see table)
Appearance: Not as uniform as the vertical grain stock, more of a corrugated, rustic look.

 

#1 18" Medium Regular Shakes

Min. Vertical Grain: 80%
Avg Butt Thickness: 1/2"
1 Square Covers: 100 sq. ft @ 7 1/2" Exposure (see table)
Appearance: Not as uniform as the vertical grain stock, more of a corrugated, rustic look.

 

#1 24" Premium Heavy Shakes

Vertical Grain: 100%
Avg Butt Thickness: 7/8" 
1 Square Covers: 100 sq. ft @ 10" Exposure (see table)
Appearance: A very clean uniform look

 

#1 24" Regular Heavy Shakes

Vertical Grain: 80%
Avg Butt Thickness: 3/4" to 1 1/4"
1 Square Covers: 100 sq. ft @ 10" Exposure (see table)
Appearance: Not as uniform as premium shakes,more of a corrugated rustic look

 

#1 18" Regular Heavy Shakes

Vertical Grain: 80%
Avg Butt Thickness: 3/4" 
1 Square Covers: 100 sq. ft @ 7 1/2" Exposure (see table)
Appearance: Not as uniform as premium shakes, more of a corrugated rustic look.

 

#1 Taper Split Shakes

Vertical Grain - 100%
Avg Butt Thickness - 1/2" - 5/8" 
Edge Trimmed: 100%
1 Square Covers - 100 sq. ft @ 10" Exposure (see table)
Other - Manufactured by hand, using a sharp-bladedsteel froe and wooden mallet. Due to limited supply of raw material, this product is produced on a custom order basis only.

Other Shakes and Custom Shakes Available:

•Taper Split Shakes

•Barn Shakes

 

** Longevity of shakes depends on proper installation,

pitch of roof and how your roof is cared for.

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