how to staple hardware cloth to wood

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  • What is the best way to remove hardware cloth from wood?

  • Many people really like to use large washers and screws. You can also get large staples you drive in with a hammer, either 鈥?or 1-1/4鈥?staples. I use strips of wood maybe 1/2鈥?to 鈥?thick and 1-1/2鈥?wide (use a table saw to rip a 2×4) and screw that over the ends of the hardware cloth.

  • What size staples do you use for hardware cloths?

  • You can also get large staples you drive in with a hammer, either 鈥?or 1-1/4鈥?staples. I use strips of wood maybe 1/2鈥?to 鈥?thick and 1-1/2鈥?wide (use a table saw to rip a 2×4) and screw that over the ends of the hardware cloth.

  • Should I staple the hardware cloth to the inside or outside?

  • BUT if you staple it on the inside, you should screw a small peice of border wood just over the edge of the hardware cloth so it it doesn’t have sharp edges…plus that adds to the durability. Hope this helps! It does, and thanks for the quick response! Are there any benefits for securing it to the inside rather than the outside?

  • How do you make a horseshoe out of hardware cloth?

  • Form a horseshoe shape with a strip of hardware cloth, fit it around the pipe, and fold out the ends at a right angle. Fasten each side to the wall with washers and screws. 5. Store Bungee Cords Tangle-Free Staple each end of a 3-by-12-inch strip of hardware cloth to a 3-by-3-inch piece of scrap wood.

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