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.

  • How do you hold up the hardware cloth?

  • The washers hold down the 1/2 inch hardware cloth well. I agree screws with washers! I like ridge runners idea with the wood strips! You could trim out the hardware cloth for a more finished look!! I use roofing nails to hold wire. Than I add a wood strip of wood to cover and hold.

  • 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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