Chicken Wire Frame

As you may know, the idea here is to build a frame strong enough to attach a large number of individual tree seedlings to, while still resembling a tree.

Doug Philips used wood frames first, then moved on to copper spirals soldered together.  You could use “hardware cloth” or some other material, too.

I opted to use chicken wire for my first “tree.”  Here’s what I came up with:

You will get a sense of its size in upcoming posts.

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