Engineering Details

Elevation Changes

Shake panels include eight separate elevation changes to replicate the irregularity of real wood shakes.
Patent pending.


Chiseling and cracks are also used to mimic the organic look of real wood.
Patent pending.

Patented Shadow Bead Fold

Placed where the shadow line would be on real wood shake when the wood shrinks up and creates a gap.
Patent pending.

EC2 Clip & Indent

Matterhorn’s high wind rating is thanks to our four point locking system secured with a patent pending concealed clip. A special stamped pocket on each panel allows for proper placement of the EC2 clip.
US Patent No. 9,097,019

Water Channel

Specialized chiseled trough is at maximum height to allow constant water movement away from the roof deck.
Patent pending.


Our Shake line captures the four different stages in the life cycle of a cedar roof. Homeowners can choose a color variation that works with their home’s exterior from a rich and darkly stained color to an iconic weathered silver-grey.