Shakes are premier No 1 Grade Blue Label Western Red Cedar Shake for roofing and cladding. The Blue Label grade ensures that all Shakes are made from cedar that is 100% heartwood and 100% clear. A maximum 20% flatgrain is permitted with the shakes certigrade grading rules.
Western Red Cedar Shakes differ from Shingles in that they have a split, rather than sawn face. They are available in several combinations of width and length. The size that is readily available from stock is 600mm x 19mm ‘Heavies’.
Shakes are supplied by the bundle and are in random widths, similarly only the top grade is supplied, No.1 Grade Blue Label. JB Shakes can be supplied untreated, clear treated with MicroPro® preservative treatment in compliance with BS 8417:2011, or Fire treated on request.
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