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Shakes and Shingles Products

Briefly, we will look at the difference between shakes and shingles and their applications. On the right column there's samples of available patterns and a list of products in stock.
Shingles are sawn. Shakes are split. Shingles have a relatively smooth surface while shakes have at least one highly textured natural grain split surface. Shingles and shakes make of Western Red Cedar are generally used for roof and sidewall applications in the natural or unfinished state.

Below: Western red cedar fancy cut shingles shown below depicting patterns available, from left to right: Diamond, Square, Octagon, Fish scale, Round, Arrow , Half Cove, Hexagon, and Diagonal.

fancy cuts shakes and shingles