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These laser cut simulated cedar shake shingles come on two sheets in a package. The strips are permanent self-adhesive, just peel and stick, real easy to install. Each shake is equal length so you get straight bottom edge just like the real ones. With a light painting of alcohol/India ink solution the shakes take on a nice aged appearance, a little more, more aging, it's all up to you. Check the photo at top, half is stained the other half is not.
NOTE: the package contains sheets of laser cut strips of shingles that need to be layered up just like real shingles. These are not per-layered sheets.
Shingles are laser cut from a heavy wood fiber content paper and resemble wood or asphalt shingles very well.There are 16 strips 46 O scale feet long for a total of 736 linear scale feet of shake shingles. This is enough to cover approx. 368 O scale square feet of roof with a 6" exposure.These shakes are also good for wall coverings to vary your buildings. Because they can be stained easily you can add various tones to simulate rotting or even previously painted shingles. Let your imagination run wild. To see a color comparison page CLICK HERE.
Be sure to also purchase the D5516 O Scale Ridge Cap and Starter Sheet to start off and finish off your shingle installation in the same color as your shingles.