a nice accent to the white trim and cedar shingles dipped in bleaching oil. Photo credit, Nat Rea.
Maibec eastern white cedar shingles that have been factory finished with bleaching oil (which has a gray tint). The bleaching oil accelerates the natural weathering of the shingles to an even driftwood gray over 6-12 months. Without the bleaching oil, the weathering of cedar shingles can take a number
Photo - An eastern view as well as a prescribed footprint along the north/south axis demanded unique southern light strategies. Trellised recesses with large polycarbonate panels allow for a full day of natural light. Reclaimed wood (horizontal) is dubbed “mushroom” wood (cypress planks from PA mushroom barns)
shingles are Eastern white cedar shakes that were provided by the contractor, so unfortunately we do not know the manufacturer.
We used Benjamin Moore paint, but we do not know the name of the color because the clients selected it themselves.