Western Red Cedar Shingles & Shakes

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Available GRADES:- Grade Overview - No 1 blue label

 Bundle Specifications

Ridge Caps Untreated No1 Blue Label 5x - 5.08 square lineal metres
Shingles No1 Blue Label 5x - 1 bundle = 2.32 square metres

 

Properties
BOTANICAL NAMEThuja plicata
PHYSICAL/STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES Soft, rather brittle and light in weight
MOISTURE CONTENT 30% + for green, 12 - 18% K.D
TYPICAL APPLICATIONS External and internal cladding
WASTAGE ALLOWANCE 10 - 15%
ORIGIN Pacific North West, predominantly Canada
DURABILITY Class 2 durability, confirming to bS 8417
ENVIRONMENTAL CREDENTIALS PEFC
STORAGE ADVICE Kiln dried material should be kept undercover, green can be kept outside
WORKING QUALITIES Machines and takes fixings well, however stainless or galvanised nails should be used to avoid corrosion Stability very low shrinkage factor, very resistant to warping, twisting and checking
Western Red Cedar Shingles & Shakes
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