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Cedar Shakes 

What is a Cedar Shake?

      -A shake is a rustic looking roofing shingle

      -It has been split, replicating the look of an ax or mallet cut 

      -It is less uniform, and delivers a more natural look 

 

Medium Hand Split Shakes

     -1/2" to 3/4" thick 

     -24" long, with a 10" exposure installed 

     -Random widths, 4" to 14" wide 

     -Sold by the bundle, 1 bundle = 20 sq. ft. 

     -#1 Blue Label (the highest grade for shakes) - 80% Clear Vertical Grain 

 

Heavy Hand Split Shakes

     -3/4" to 5/4" thick 

     -24" long, with a 10" exposure installed 

     -Random widths, 4" to 14" wide 

     -Sold by the bundle, 1 bundle = 20 sq. ft. 

     -#1 Blue Label (the highest grade for shakes) - 80% Clear Vertical Grain 

 

 

Technical and Install Guide

Waldun Warranty

Care and Maintenance


 

Cedar Shingles 

 

What are Cedar Shingles? 

     -A Cedar shingle is sawn on both sides and thinner at the butt than a shake

     -It has a smooth, tailored look 

     -Uniform and consistent 

 

16" "Fivex" Shingles

     -Thickness is 5 butts = 2" 

     -Random widths, 3"-14"; average widths = 6-8" 

     -16" lengths with a 5" exposure 

     -Sold by the bundle, 1 bundle = 25 Sq Ft

     -#1 Blue Label (the highest grade for shingles), 100% clear vertical grain 

   

     

 

Technical and Install Guide

Waldun Warranty

Care and Maintenance


 

Hip and Ridge

           

16 2/3 Lineal Feet of Coverage per Bundle 

 


#4 Undercourse Shingles 

#4 Undercourse Shingles 

     -2 bundles per square 

     -Utility grade knotty cedar, holes are NOT sound and tight

     -Best used for temporary structures like playhouses/doghouses, arts and crafts projects, and sidewalls 

 


Special Orders 

We can special order the following grades/finishes:

     -18" "Perfection" Cedar Shingles

     -24" "Royals" Cedar Shingles 

     -Fire Treated Shakes or Shingles

     -CCA Treated Shakes or Shingles 

     -Pre-finished Shakes or Shingles

 

Fasteners

6D stainless steel nails are the preferred method, but galvanized is okay.  Must use two fasteners per shake/shingle.  

Fiber Source

 

Sustainability and Certifications 

All shakes and shingles are harvested from a renewable resource and completely sustainable.  They are approved and certified by the Cedar Shake & Shingle Bureau.  If your shingles and shakes are not certified by the CSSB, you may not be getting the quality you are looking for.  

Green From the Start

 

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