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CSSB: Cedar Shake & Shingle Bureau
Cedar Shake & Shingle Bureau is a trade assocition for manufacturers and suppliers of cedar roofing and sidewall products.
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CSSB: Resource Site On Cedar Shakes & Shingles
Cedar Shake & Shingle Bureau covers shake and shingle products, standards, installation, and maintenance, plus an FAQ and a list of links to suppliers and industry organizations.
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CSSB: Sustainability Of Cedar Shakes & Shingles
Cedar Shake & Shingle Bureau brochure provides information on the environmental benefits of using wood products for roofing and siding. (PDF)

CSSB: Online Manual For Cedar Shingle Sidewalls
Cedar Shake & Shingle Bureau provides online manual for design and installation of cedar shingle sidewalls.

CSSB: Sidewall Shingle Finishes & Coatings
Cedar Shake & Shingle Bureau describes considerations for finishes and coatings on sidewall shingles. (PDF)

JLC: Installing Decorative Sidewall Shingling
Journal Light Construction article on decorative shingling describes how to spice up a sidewall shingle job with a simple geometric pattern - the basic diamond. (PDF) Free Registration Required

JLC: Installing Sidewall Shingles Over Foam Sheathing
Journal of light Construction describes how fasten cedar shingles to sidewalls covered with rigid foam.

JLC: Producing Decorative Shingling On Site From Fibre Cement Siding
Journal of Light Construction article describes how decorative shingling with fiber cement pattern shingles can be efficiently produced on site from fiber-cement lap siding. (PDF) Free Registration Required

JLC: Shingle Siding Layout
Journal of Light Construction describes how to lay out shingle siding so the courses break evenly above and below windows, and the best way to secure the row of shingles below a window so the nails aren't exposed.

JLC: Siding With Cedar Shingles
Journal of Light Construction says the secret to shingles is a tight weather barrier and a few smart production techniques.

US FPL: Installation, Care, Maintenance Of Wood Shake & Shingle Siding
US Forest Products Laboratory gives general guidelines for selection, installation, finishing, and maintenance of wood shakes and shingles. (PDF)
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