About John Brash Shakes
John Brash is the UK’s leading manufacturer of graded timber roofing battens, shingles & shakes, scaffold boards and commercial anti-slip decking. John Brash Shakes are premier No 1 Grade Blue Label Western Red Cedar Shake for roofing and cladding. The Blue Label grade ensures that all Shingles and Shakes are made from cedar that is100% heartwood, 100% edge grain and 100% clear.
Western Red Cedar Shakes differ from Shingles in that they have a split, rather than sawn face. They are available in several combinations of width and length. The size that is readily available from stock is 600mm x 19mm ‘Heavies’.
Shakes are supplied by the bundle and are in random widths, similarly only the top grade is supplied, No.1 Grade Blue Label. JB Shakes can be supplied untreated, clear treated with MicroPro® preservative treatment in compliance with BS 8417:2011, or Fire treated on request.
Cedar shakes provide excellent thermal performance, with a low carbon footprint whilst providing a sustainable, lightweight, durable product making Shakes an ideal roof and cladding solution for a range of building designs.