Roof shingles links

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Ask the Builder article about removing algae and moss from shingle roofs
BC Shake & Shingle Association Canadian site with lots of useful information
Cedar Shake & Shingle Bureau US site, with info on installation and maintenance of shingles
Documentary Educational Resources US DVD highlighting the skills of professional shingle-makers; you have to pay for it though
EHow how to make shingles – the basic idea
Flickr beautiful photos of shingle-makers at work
Mother Earth News article on how to make hand-split shakes
National Building Specification article on wooden shingle and shake roofing
US National Park Service interesting briefing on the repair and replacement of historical wooden shingle roofs
Vintage Woodworks info on installing shingles
Wikipedia entry on wood shingles – see also the link to shakes at the bottom
YouTube video of shingle-making
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