There are two types of wood roofing: shingles and shakes. Wood shingles are machine-cut and tapered for a trim, crisp appearance. Wood shakes are hand-split, giving them a more rustic appeal. While not as practical as modern asphalt shingles, there is no denying the appeal of a wood roof on a traditional or historical-style house.

There are two types of wood roofing: shingles and shakes. Wood shingles are machine-cut and tapered for a trim, crisp appearance. Wood shakes are hand-split, giving them a more rustic appeal.

Wooden shingles give a rough texture to the walls of this extension to a youth centre by Bernd Zimmermann

Youth centre extension by Bernd Zimmermann with wooden shingle facade

Gallery of Youth-Club Extension / Bernd Zimmermann Architekten - 4

12 Best Prefab Homes Around The World

12 Best Prefab Homes Around The World

Martin-Lancaster House / MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects/ Nova Scotia, Canada

Martin-Lancaster House / MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects

Martin Lancaster House by MacKay Lyons Sweetapple Architects 8 Cedar Shingles Cascading Down a Modern Courtyard House

Shingle House

Cedar House pilots a new prototype for cost-effective new-build modem housing.

Stuttgart house by (se)arch with shingle-clad walls and an art gallery

Stuttgart house by (se)arch with shingle-clad walls and an art gallery

Haus Stuttgart House with art collection in Stuttgart by German architecture studio (se)arch, Stefanie Eberding und Stephan Eberding, Project architect: Michaela Ruff Photography by Zooey Braun 400 sqm

certigrade no. 1 grade (blue label) western red cedar shingles

Always specify Certigrade Western Red Cedar Shingles for quality assurance. 1 Grade Blue Label Western Red Cedar Shingles are the premium grade suitable for high-end roof wall cladding applications.

Shingle roof edge detail by, C.F. Moller Architects

Shingle roof edge detail by, C. Moller Architects - ex. shingle siding and roof

Weatherboarding, External Timber Cladding

Complete your timber framed home with weatherboarding, roof shingles, external timber cladding and wooden roof shingles from Carpenter Oak Ltd.

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