2' or 4' hardware cloth question

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Jglauser, Mar 15, 2016.

  1. Jglauser

    Jglauser New Egg

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    I am working on building a little chicken coop[​IMG]
    at the moment. I have a place where it's 4 feet tall and a place where it's 2 feet tall. I wanted to know if anyone had advice or experience with this. Is it easier to cut 4' hardware cloth down to 2' or is it easier/possible to double up the 2' cloth where I need it to be 4'.
     
  2. McKinneyMike

    McKinneyMike Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How much 2 foot material will you need vs 4 foot material? 4 foot material will be stronger than stitched together 2 foot imo. I look at it as a one time deal so I would probably just cut the 4 foot material where required for narrower spots. If you only need a small amount of 4 foot wide then that is a different story I guess. I look for the ultimate strength personally as it won't need to be done again for quite sometime.
     
  3. Jglauser

    Jglauser New Egg

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    Thanks for the feedback, McKinneyMike. I'll roughly need a little more 4' than 2'. Thanks for pointing out that the 4' would be stronger than two "stitched" together 2' pieces. I guess I was selfishly thinking what would be easier for me ;).

    Thanks.
     
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