Shingling roof and adding exterior wall sheathing

The roof was shingled by a talented local roofer to save on cost and time.  Western-style wooden (Western red cedar) shingles are thicker and larger than Japanese-style cedar shingles, so the look is not as subtle as a traditional Japanese shingled roof.

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Shingling roof in process.
Shingled roof
View of roof from garden.
View of roof from meadow.

After the shingling, exterior wall sheathing was added.

Sakaguchi-san attaching exterior wall sheathing.

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