The 24 in. x 5 ft. galvanized hardware cloth from Origin Point features a 1/2 in. square mesh weave and is both lightweight and durable. Hardware cloth has many uses including creating pens to contain poultry, rabbits and other small animals. It can also be used in garden beds to help drainage and used in a number of DIY crafts/projects around the home. Hardware cloth has a thicker wire weave than hex netting (aka chicken wire) and is slightly more durable.