GBS H64 Timber Shingles Shakes (Outline) G#38895

GBS H64 Timber Shingles Shakes Outline

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GBS H64 Timber Shingles Shakes Outline
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  • Shingles and shakes
    • General issues
  • Tapered pieces of wood
  • Shingles
    • Sawn on both faces
  • Shakes
    • Split from solid wood
  • Appearance as single lap tiling or slates
  • Durability
    • Some of the oldest timber buildings are clad with shakes or shingles
  • In USA often coated but unnecessary
  • Level to bleach in sunlight
  • May darken to varying shades of brown
  • Application
  • Roofs
  • Walls
  • Adaptable
  • Curves on plan
  • Tight radius can use boiled shingles
  • Corners:
  • Internal or external corner boards
  • Mitred and lacing
  • Curves in section
  • Shorter length shingles and shakes
  • Narrower batten spacing
  • 3 Dimensional surfaces
  • Cladding
  • Roofs
  • Low pitches can reduce life expectancy of shingles
  • Commonly preservative treated imports from USA
  • Rainscreen Ventilation and drainage
  • Essential to maintain ventilation zone under both types
  • Counter-battens
  • preferred if not boarded surface behind/below
  • (English practice)
  • essential if boarded surface behind/below
  • (Scottish practice)
  • Waterproof membrane behind and below essential
  • Sizes: Shingles: Lengths
  • 405 mm.
  • 455 mm.
  • 610 mm.
  • Vertical cladding 40% shown
  • Three layers maximum at overlap
  • Sizes: Shingles: width varies
  • Fixing: span across 3 battens
  • Stainless steel annular ring shank nails
  • Battens and counter-battens
  • Same species as the shingles or shakes
  • Species of same durability class as shingle shakes
  • Species of durability class 1 2 or 3
  • Preservative treated softwood
  • Shingles
  • Species applicable
  • Softwood
  • Homegrown UK
  • Western red cedar
  • Europe
  • European larch
  • Imported USA
  • Western red cedar
  • Imported shingles are preservative treated
  • Californian redwood (west USA)
  • Hardwood
  • Home grown UK
  • Oak
  • Sweet chestnut
  • Europe
  • European Oak
  • Shakes
  • Species applicable
  • Softwood
  • Homegrown UK
  • Western red cedar
  • Europe
  • European larch
  • Imported USA
  • Western red cedar
  • Californian redwood (west USA)
  • Hardwood
  • Home grown UK
  • Oak
  • Sweet chestnut
  • Europe
  • European Oak

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