wood shingle formed by splitting rather than sawing.
A type of roof profile that has the random appearance of warped cedar tiles. May be wooden or steel.
A hand-split shingle, usually edge-grained. Back to the Top
A wood roofing material, normally cedar or redwood. Produced by splitting a block of the wood along the grain line. Modern shakes are sometimes machine sawn on one side.
The condition of breakdown of wood at the tops of tall trees, apparently the result of waving in heavy winds.
a separation of growth rings. Should not be used to support bending loads.
Hand-split edge-grained shingle, usually of cedar.
A separation of the wood along an annual ring (ring shake)or cracks radiating from the heart (heart shake) caused by frost, wind, or felling of the tree.
A separation along the grain of wood in which the greater part occurs between the rings of annual growth. Generally occours in standing wood, or sometimes during felling.
building material used as siding or roofing
a partial or complete longitudinal separation between adjoining layers of wood due to causes other than drying
a wood en shingle that is made from split logs
A western red cedar roofing and sidewall product made by splitting blocks of cedar, as opposed to shingles that are manufactured by sawing.
a crack in a tree stem which follows the annual rings ('ring shake') or rays ('star shake'). Single-tree plot - An experimental plot consisting of just one tree.
A lengthwise separation of the wood occurring before the timber is cut into lumber, usually resulting from violent storms or in felling the log.
A wood shingle used for roofing.
A thick wood (often cedar) shingle used for roofs and siding.
A shingle split from a log, usually three to four feet long.
Cracks in the lumber which follow the annual rings. Parts of trunks with this defect are not suitable for producing veneer or sawn timber.
1. A lengthwise grain separation between growth rings, or a break through the rings (radial shake), usually the result of high winds. Among the recognized types and degrees of shake are: fine, slight, medium, open, cup, round, ring, shell, through, and pith. 2. Roofing material produced from wood (most often a Cedar). Shakes have at least one surface with a natural grain textured split surface.
A wood, usually cedar, roofing product which is produced by splitting a block of the wood along the grain line. Modern shakes are sometimes machine sawn on one side. See shingle.
Hand-split wood shingle.
Separation or breakage of the wood fibres caused by stresses in the standing tree or by felling and handling of the log. It is not caused by shrinkage during drying.
are handcut wood shingles.
A separation or rupture along the grain of wood in which the greater part occurs between the rings of annual growth (see ruptured grain).
A separation along the grain, the greater part of which occurs between the rings of annual growth.
A thick handsplit shingle, resawed to form two shakes; usually edge-grained.
A lengthwise separation of the wood which usually occurs between or through the rings of annual growth.
Thick wooden shingle, hand cut from logs, used for roofing or siding.
A roof shingle that is handsplit and usually edge grained.
A shake is a wooden shingle that is made from split logs. When these are used for covering the top of a house, the result is a shake roof.