Cutting Hardware Cloth... Fast, Safe and Easy

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by KDK1, Apr 4, 2012.

  1. KDK1

    KDK1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I've read numerous threads on here about the perils of cutting hardware cloth. It's really quite simple. Make sure it's secure, whether it's stapled in it's final resting place or clamped on the workbench. Get out your angle grinder equipped with cut-off wheel (if you don't have one, borrow a friend's or get a cheap one from Harbor Freight for 15-20 bucks) and cut away.
     
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  2. Kay56

    Kay56 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the great information...getting one tomorrow!
     
  3. SacCityChickens

    SacCityChickens Out Of The Brooder

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    If you have a skillsaw (circular saw) you can buy an abrasive blade for it. $5
    Works really good!

    SCC
     
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  4. Clay Mudd

    Clay Mudd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's a great tip.

    Only now I feel dumb for ot thinking of it myself. ;) I use an angle grinder all the time...
     
  5. Tip works great.... Made easy cuts though 300SQ ft of HW Cloth lickidy split!. Please wear eye protection...
     
  6. Clay Mudd

    Clay Mudd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quoted for emphasis.

    ALWAYS wear eye protection when using power tools.
     

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