Fall Creek Forest Products, Inc.

Handsplit & Resawn Shakes have split faces and sawn backs. Cedar logs are cut into 18” or 24” lengths. Blanks or boards are split into thickness of  ½” (Medium) or ¾” (Heavy) and then run diagonally through a bandsaw producing two tapered shakes.

  • Grades
    • Premium - Clear Heartwood and 100% Edge Grain
    • Number 1 Grade - Clear Heartwood and Maximum 20% Flat Grain
  • Width
    • Random – 4” Minimum and 14” Maximum
    • Roof Pitch 4:12 Minimum (Lower Slopes Require Special Applications)
  • Exposure
    • 18” Premium #1 Blue Label
      • 4:12  > 7½” -  5½”
      • Walls  8 ½” - 7 ½”
    • 24” Premium #1 Blue Label
      • 4:12  > 10 -  7½”
      • Walls 10½” -  10”

Taper-sawn Red Cedar Shakes are sawn on both sides in 18” or 24” lengths. Used on roofs and sidewalls for a semi-textured look with a stronger shadow line than a shingle

  • Grades
    • Premium - Clear Heartwood and 100% Edge Grain
    • Number 1 Grade - Clear Heartwood and Maximum 20% Flat Grain
    • Number 2 Grade – Lower half is clear, flat and cross grains allowed, tight knots and defects allowed in upper half.  
  • Thickness
    • 5/8” Medium Butt
      • ½” thickness on #2 Grades
    • ¾” Heavy Butt
    • 7/8” Jumbo Butt
  • Width
    • Random – 4” Minimum (3” minimum on #2 Grades)
    • Roof Pitch 4:12 Minimum (Lower Slopes Require Special Applications)

Fall Creek Forest Products, Inc.

(800) 597-7162 * (360) 966-9670 * FAX (360) 966-2561
P.O. Box 249
, Everson, WA 98247