Wood shake

Wood shake

Any thick hand-split, edge-grained shingle or clapboard; formed by splitting a short log into tapered sections.
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com)-- Roofs can be built using many different types of materials including tile, wood shake, asphalt, slate, and metal.
For country-style cottages, consider clapboard shingles for siding, or wood shake for siding and roofing, and wide white trim or shutters around windows.
Next after that is trying to push folks to replace wood shake roofs," he said.
F: DaVinci Shake roofing tiles offer the authentic beauty of natural wood shake shingles.
If a spark lands on a wood shake roof, it's almost certain it will catch on fire.
Seneca Cedar Shake Tiles are manufactured (in widths of 6", 9" and 12") to create the natural appearance of a wood shake roof.
Says Lawson, "There is a beginning of a trend that suggests we will be below the cost of wood, since the price of quality wood shake is on the increase.
Chenevert and Byron Wood shake workers' hands at the Canoga Park plant of Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Inc.
The doomed house was a ranch-style building with a wood shake roof.
By far, the two best things interface homeowners can do to create defensible space is reduce debris accumulation around their homes and get rid of untreated wood shake roofs.
At the state level, California Governor Pete Wilson is calling for a law restricting the use of wood shake roofing in order to make homes safer from the threat of fire.
Unlike other types of roofing, such as shingle or wood shake that only last 20 to 30 years, metal roofing can last the entire lifetime of the home or building where it's installed.