1/2” Cedar Shake Lap

Siding that’s the Perfect Blend of Beauty, Durability, and Affordability

When only the look of cedar will do, our product offers an alternative that’s beautiful, rugged, and cost-effective. You won’t find any checks, cracks, or surface variations.

What you will find: the distinctive look of hand-split cedar shakes with a beautiful, finished appearance that lasts. TruWood® 1/2 in. Cedar Shake Lap Siding offers Tru Character, Tru Wood Appeal and smooth, uniform paint application. No defects, hassles or high costs. Just Tru Beauty.

Features & Benefits

  • Quality engineered surface and core
  • 30-year limited warranty
  • Pre-primed for improved weatherability
  • Matching TruWood® Trim
  • Installs 25-40% faster than cement or vinyl sidings
  • Use for residential single-family, multi-family housing, remodeling and light commercial projects
  • Easy and safe to install using normal woodworking tools. No silica dust.
  • Certified by the Forest Stewardship Council®

Resists mildew, rot, and termite damage. Naturally-occuring additive, safe for use around children and pets.

  • Store siding flat and support on stringers to avoid sagging and contact with the ground.
  • Siding must be covered and protected from the elements.
  • Stack no more than eight units high.
  • Allow siding to acclimatize to local conditions prior to installation.

Meets the requirements of the following:

CAL. PROP 65 WARNING: Use of this product may result in exposure to wood dust, known to the State of California to cause cancer.

Available Profiles

TruWood engineered wood products, 1/2" Cedar Shake Lap Siding specifications

Cedar Shake
1/2 in. Lap Siding


Lap SizePc/BundlePc/UnitMaximum
in inches
Sq. Ft.
Per Piece
Coverage Sq. Ft./ Unit
Sq. Ft. Needed To Cover 1,000 Sq. Ft. of Wall AreaApprox.
1/2 in. x 10-1/2 in. x 16 ft.51409/1/0212.67168511613700

Allows for a 1 in. overlap and assumes a 5% waste factor.