Cedar wall shingles and rain screens
Wondering what’s the better way to make a rain screen is. First option- on the exterior of the studs I’ll have 2″ of polyiso then felt paper. Then I was thinking of ripping 3/8 plywood into 2″or3″ strips and attach them vertically thru the foam into the studs. Then ripping plywood for the horizontal battens for the shingles every 5″. Seems like a long time at the tablesaw. Never done this before, might make details around the window tricky?
The other thought- 2″ polyiso, felt paper, 3/8 plywood sheets,home slicker then cedar shingles. Two question- will the shingles hold nailed to 3/8 plywood? Any trouble with the plywood on the exterior side of the foam board? Need it there to skip all the furring strips.
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