Tapersawn Shakes


Grades: Premium Grade | Number 1 Grade | Number 2 Grade | Number 3 Grade
Lengths: 18″ | 24″
Thickness: 5/8″ | 3/4″ | 7/8″
Width: 4″ to 14″
Roof Exposure: 7 1/2″ (18″) | 10″ (24″)
More Details: Download Certi-Sawn® Brochure

Product Description

Tapersawn cedar shakes are a hybrid of shingles and split shakes. Like a shingle, both faces are sawn, as are the edges, giving the tapersawn a uniform appearance. Thicker than shingles, the tapersawn shake has a heavier shadow line on the roof.


Fire Treated Cedar

Fire Treated Cedar Shakes and Shingles

Fire treatment is available on all of our Cedar Shakes and Shingles. Beneficial when a fire rated assembly may be required or for any homeowner wanting to add peace of mind to their home.

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Preservative Treated Cedar

CCA treatment is available on all of our Cedar Shakes and Shingles. Preservative treatment offers improved performance against insect attack, fungal decay and general prolonging of the roof lifespan.

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Preservative Treated Cedar
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30/50 Year Warranty

S&W Forest Products has produced and exported high-quality Cedar Shakes and Shingles since 1964. That’s why we are confident in providing a 30/50 year warranty. Our end consumers can be rest assured that their roof has been manufactured and graded to meet or exceed our grading standards.

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S&W Forest Products

S&W Forest Products Ltd.

9500-288th Street
Maple Ridge, British Columbia
V2W 1L1

PO Box 457,
Sumas, WA

(604) 462-0045
1-800-806-WOOD (9663)

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At S&W, we specialize in the manufacturing of Alaskan Yellow Cedar Shakes and Shingles.Learn more →