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American Original brings real-world design to 3 American favorites, 3 styles that reflect true American character and can be mixed and matched for your own visual statement.

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traditional cedar shake siding
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traditional cedar

shake siding

Squint… and you’re in another era, transported in time by the archetype of American shake designs. The handcrafted look of individually fitted cedar shakes comes from another time, but American Original Cedar Shake Siding is anything but.

The most coveted of shake styles comes in the most advanced siding technology in the industry:

  • stronger, longer single-course panels install easier, without repeat panels like ordinary double panels
  • polypropylene composite polymer material lasts longer with less maintenance
  • UV inhibitors protect against sunlight to keep colors truer longer

Blend a perfect panorama of color and texture, fashioning your own distinctive appearance by mixing and matching any or all of our 3 shake styles, or combining with fiber cement, stone, brick or conventional vinyl siding for the ultimate personalized touch.

American Original’s exclusive injection-molding technology creates a natural wood appearance with the details of deep, shadow-catching grain; randomized patterns with nature-made textures; and complex, variegated weathering effects. 16 colors celebrate the great American landscape and its flora and fauna:

cedar shake siding
Cedar Shake - Exposed Panel Length = 80 3/8"

Lake House Collection

10 lighter, pastoral shades
Arizona Mesa
Carolina Moss
Denali Gray
Frost
Great Lakes Clay
Gulf Shore
Harvest Red
Highland Brown
Ohio Flint
Prairie Wheat

Timber Trail Collection

6 deeper, richer hues
Marsh Fern
Mountain Fog
Oregon Bay
Plymouth Stone
River Rock
Rustic Lodge
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hand-split

shake siding

Feel the frontier, seeing our great country for the first time, as you settle into your own portion of it. American Original Hand-Split Shake Siding is real and rugged, reliable and rustic, a one-of-a-kind experience of Americana.

Design transects performance for the most advanced siding technology in the industry:

  • stronger, longer single-course panels install easier, without repeat panels like ordinary double panels
  • polypropylene composite polymer material lasts longer with less maintenance
  • UV inhibitors protect against sunlight to keep colors truer longer

Claim your cabin in the woods, outfit your lakeside cottage or show your connection to the land wherever you feel comfortable. Mix or match with any of our other shake styles, or you can even combine it with fiber cement, stone, brick and conventional vinyl siding.

American Original’s exclusive injection-molding technology creates a natural wood appearance with the details of deep, shadow-catching grain; randomized patterns with nature-made textures; and complex, variegated weathering effects. 16 colors celebrate the great American landscape and its flora and fauna:

Hand Split Shake
Hand-Split Shake - Exposed Panel Length = 74 1/2"

Lake House Collection

10 lighter, pastoral shades
Arizona Mesa
Carolina Moss
Denali Gray
Frost
Great Lakes Clay
Gulf Shore
Harvest Red
Highland Brown
Ohio Flint
Prairie Wheat

Timber Trail Collection

6 deeper, richer hues
Marsh Fern
Mountain Fog
Oregon Bay
Plymouth Stone
River Rock
Rustic Lodge
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cape cod

shake siding

History is yours. You’re an 18th Century colonist in New England or a modern family in your own hometown. Your American Original Cape Cod Shake Siding tells you that you’re home, through coastal living brought anywhere.

This simple yet most iconic of American house styles is made to last with the most advanced siding technology in the industry:

  • durable and easy to handle, longer double 5" panels
  • unique New England aesthetic where your home might be
  • a perfect fit for more compact homes

Timeless and adaptable, the Cape Cod design works anywhere you want a cottage-like aesthetic that’s clean and classic … refined and graceful … charming and cozy.

American Original’s exclusive injection-molding technology creates a natural wood appearance with the details of deep, shadow-catching grain; randomized patterns with nature-made textures; and complex, variegated weathering effects. 16 colors celebrate the great American landscape and its flora and fauna:

Cape Cod Shake Siding
Cap Cod Shake - Exposed Panel Length = 64 1/8"

Lake House Collection

10 lighter, pastoral shades
Arizona Mesa
Carolina Moss
Denali Gray
Frost
Great Lakes Clay
Gulf Shore
Harvest Red
Highland Brown
Ohio Flint
Prairie Wheat

Timber Trail Collection

6 deeper, richer hues
Marsh Fern
Mountain Fog
Oregon Bay
Plymouth Stone
River Rock
Rustic Lodge
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american original is a true original

This is siding for the real American landscape. This is American Original Shake Siding, where the look and texture of real wood is captured by the most modern of today’s advanced materials. Only American craftspeople can fashion this kind of traditional style. Only American engineers can achieve this kind of time-honored performance.

Welcome to your American Original home. Sit a spell.

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