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How to re-shingle your roof with cedar shingles or shakes over existing asphalt shingles.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1978 (v.56#4) pg. 52

A temporary repair for a leaking cedar shake roof.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Dec 1985 (v.9#3) pg. 27

How to split pine shingles (shakes) for use as siding or roofing.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1993 (v.77#4) pg. 50

Wood shingles and shakes. How to paint them and how to "weather" them.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #94 Oct 1966 (v.16#5) pg. 44

Tips on how to make repairs on asphalt shingled, wood shingled, and tile roofs.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #147 Sep 1973 (v.23#7) pg. 44

How to reroof your house with handsplit cedar shakes.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #199 May-Jun 1979 (v.29#5) pg. 46

How to "age" new cedar shakes so that they will blend in with weathered shakes.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #291 Sep 1988 (v.38#7) pg. 112

How to remove and replace a cedar shake.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #317 Apr 1991 (v.41#4) pg. 16

Advice on maintaining a cedar shingled roof.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #326 Mar 1992 (v.42#3) pg. 10

General information on installing a cedar shake roof.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #341 Sep 1993 (v.43#8) pg. 15

Tip on replacing warped or broken cedar shakes.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #384 Dec 1997-Jan 1998 (v.48#1) pg. 16

Roof shingling. With only a few rules to follow, putting on a wood roof can be relaxing work with pleasant materials.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #12 Dec 1982-Jan 1983 pg. 52

Tip: Build this simple shelf to keep a supply of wood shingles close at hand when shingling a roof.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #19 Feb-Mar 1984 pg. 14

Busting shingles. Tools and techniques for making and applying oak roof shingles.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #30 Dec 1985-Jan 1986 pg. 46

Tips on correct way to install a shake roof.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #32 Apr-May 1986 pg. 10

Built-up cedar roofing. Common shingles mimick a traditional reed thatch.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #58 Feb-Mar 1990 pg. 67

Tip on using diammonium phosphate to make cedar shakes more fire resistant.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #77 Oct-Nov 1992 pg. 16

Guillotine splitter uses a plane iron to make shake shingles for a dollhouse.
FINE WOODWORKING #30 Sep-Oct 1981 pg. 14

How to repair wood-shingle roofs.
HANDY ANDY Jul 1978 (v.2#9) pg. 77

How to roof a house with cedar shingles or shakes. Includes coverage chart for shingles, recommendations on the desired exposure of each course. Drawings show how to construct a shingling seat for use on roofs with open laths and a roofing bracket for roofs with solid sheathing.
HARROWSMITH #69 Sep-Oct 1986 (v.11#3) pg. 72

How to install handsplit cedar shakes on your roof.
HOME MECHANIX #688 Aug 1985 (v.81) pg. 44

Roofing repairs. Guide to stopping leaks in asphalt- and wood-shingle roofs.
HOME MECHANIX #782 Feb 1994 (v.90) pg. 62
Added Info HOME MECHANIX #788 Sep 1994 (v.90) pg. 7

Tips on installing "Woodruf" shakes, a new roofing material with the look and feel of prestigious hand-split cedar shakes.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #665 Oct 1983 (v.79) pg. 56

How to make hand-split shakes using a froe and wooden mallet.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #24 Nov 1973 pg. 36

The art of splitting and fitting wood shingles.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #105 May-Jun 1987 pg. 56

Roofing with wood shingles.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Aug 1977 (v.5#8) pg. 85

Tip: How to make old, unevenly weathered red cedar and pine shingles match new shingles.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Dec 1983 (v.11#10) pg. 224

Tips on selecting and installing white oak roof shingles.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Oct 1984 (v.12#8) pg. 184

Tips on choice of preservative for red cedar roofing.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar 1986 (v.14#2) pg. 89

Wood-shingle roofs. Topic covered include wood-shingle specifications, roof care, and making wood shingles last.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL May-Jun 1990 (v.18#3) pg. 34

Special report on roofing and siding. (1) Recreating classic clapboard siding with modern materials. (2) Laying a standing seam metal roof using the mallet and iron method. (3) Slate and shingle lookalikes. Manmade substitutes for natural roofings. (4) Wood shingle report.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1994 (v.22#6) pg. 31

Down in the valley. How to create a Victorian wood roof effect.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1997 (v.25#4) pg. 56

Roofing with wood shingles. How to install cedar shingles on a new roof or over an old roof.
PARENTS HOME May 1981 (v.5#8) pg. 36

How to reroof your home. Part 2. Wood shakes and shingles.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1967 (v.128#1) pg. 154

How to repair a shake roof.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1980 (v.153#4) pg. 153

How to re-roof your house with cedar shakes.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1987 (v.164#4) pg. 120

Wood shakes and shingles. Tips on selection, installation and maintenance.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1990 (v.167#3) pg. 24
Added Info POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1990 (v.167#6) pg. 12

How to install cedar shake roofing over an existing asphalt shingle roof.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1975 (v.207#4) pg. 136

Shakemaker lets you split your own wooden shingles. Build an air-cylinder operated device that makes roof shakes from any clear wood. Using this device, you can split one square in three hours. Est. cost: $60.
POPULAR SCIENCE Apr 1977 (v.210#4) pg. 156

How to re-roof with fiber panels which look like shakes, but install like shingles.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1983 (v.223#2) pg. 98

How to maintain and repair an historic old roof. Covers slate and wood shingles and clay tiles. Some tips.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Sep 1986 (v.1#1) pg. 62

Tips on warm-weather maintenance for wood roofs.
SUNSET Jun 1989 (v.182#6) pg. 112

Replace your roof with new wood-fiber shingles. How to buy materials, remove the old roofing, apply underlayment, do the flashing, apply the new shingles, and finishing.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1989 (v.45#4) pg. 36