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Custom Cut Shapes and Patterned Slate Roofs

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A patterned slate roof uses a different color slate or different shaped slate to create one or more designs. Custom cut shapes make a gorgeous slate roof very unique and decorative. Accents may be floral and geometric patterns, dates, words, or names. Speciality shaped slates can be used in stripes, zigzags or accents including diamond point, octagonal, fish scale and scallops.

Watch this video to see how Clay Heald, from New England Slate, trims slate on our custom pneumatic shaping machine. He also demonstrates how to cut slates into custom shapes with a hand cutter and a slate hammer. Send us your video cutting slate patterns.

Call New England Slate today to see how you can have a one-of-a-kind patterned slate roof.