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where do you get SS mesh?

I've been using plastic craft canvas for years for moss walls, but the openings are so small it takes ages for the moss to show through. Bought a couple chunks of moss on much more open (wider holes) steel mesh a bit ago, and I like the way that looks--thinking about using that for my next wall, but I'm not sure what mesh like that is usually used for. Any leads?
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where do you get SS mesh?

Grainger.com

Search for "wire cloth"


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h4n on here usually sells some. Or Amazon.
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Check out
http://www.themeshcompany.co.uk/acat...heet-size.html
They have a buy 2 A4 sized sheets get one free promo right now!
I would recommend #10-#20 size mesh

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I just bought some SS wire cloth from grainger and I wasn't impressed.

I was expecting it to by way more thicker and easier to work with. I suppose I got the wrong stuff. Here is what I got:

Wire Cloth
316
0.0090
12x12
$5.32 After Tax

It's basically window screen. Very flimsy etc.
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where do you get SS mesh?

Yeah you purchased the flimsy stuff. I usually get the .035 thick mesh which is a bit thicker.


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where do you get SS mesh?

Nilocg has some
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Yeah you purchased the flimsy stuff. I usually get the .035 thick mesh which is a bit thicker.


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Damn, I will have to re-order...

Thanks.
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