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furring strip

[′fər·iŋ ‚strip]
(building construction)

Furring strip

A thin piece of wood used to build up areas to align panels.

furring strip

A wood strip used as furring, 1; also see batten, 3.
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If you prefer to use paneling, you will need to use furring strips in either case.
At the top of each post, put an 18-inch or random length section of furring strip so it leans out over the deer side of the fence away from your garden.
If you put two drilled furring strips at the peak, you can open the top for air circulation.
You wire either to the metal furring strips above mentioned, which should be used with both, and lap and wire the joints well, using 18 gauge wire.
Pressure-treated 4-by-4 posts set in concrete flank the panel, and furring strips and moldings hold it in place.
To gain additional depth, nail furring strips to the bottom edge of each rafter, then add insulation.