The Garden Guide

Book: Gardening Tools, Equipment and Buildings
Chapter: Chapter 5: Machines and Machinery

Game netting

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1966. Coarse game and netting, such as is used by fishers and bird-catchers, may be prepared similarly to canvas, and used for the same purposes as that article, except excluding rain. Oiling or tanning is best adapted for gauze; as painting or tarring destroys its property of admitting light. The Nottinghamshire netting is generally reckoned the best.