Tiles and Slate | Thatch
| Timber Shingles | Flat
Roofing | Green Roofs | Lead | Ventilation
+ Accessories | Guttering |
Sheet Cladding | Insulation
| Timber Frame|
Roofing and Cladding.
- Generally shingles are made
from Cedar, Oak or Chestnut. They can be used vertically or pitched
at 20° and above.
- Shingles are produced from
blocks of wood sawn on both faces, while shakes are hand split
along the grain, giving a rougher surface finish.
Joinery | Timber
Frame | Timber Cladding
| Timber Shingles | Timber
- Carpenter Oak & Woodland -specialise in the production of hand
hewn products from premium timber, including oak shingles (or
shakes), ideal for use in conservation work.
Preceda -shingles and
shakes from Colt (actually supplied by the Loftshop).
Timber -based near
Bath, they supply rosehead nails, tile pegs, chestnut lath, oak
shakes, oak and cedar shingles as well as being experienced shingle
Brash -timber importers
based in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire who supply cedar shingles
from USA and Canada. They do a number of information sheets in
their Resource Centre on the website.
- New Forest Oak Buildings -strangly for their name, they are
in fact suppliers of cedar shingles.
-importer and supplier of hardwood and softwood, this Somerset
based company manufactures oak and cedar shingles.
Law - -Ben Law's is
a Sussex based woodsman, whose chestnut shingle clad Woodland
House was featured on Grand Designs.