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Video Guide: How to Make a Carpenter Bee Catcher Trap

Our goal is to keep your property carpenter bee free, whether you are purchasing traps or you are following along to this guide, we are accomplishing our job. This video demonstrates how easy it is to create a carpenter bee trap in your own home to keep your wooden structures safe & secure! All wood bee trap required tools & materials are found below or mentioned within the video tutorial.

What is Required to Make a Pine Wood Best Box Bee Trap?

Materials Needed for DIY Carpenter Bee Trap

  • 1X8 Piece of Wood, your choice, just remember these boxes will have to endure outdoor conditions, we used Pine.
  • Nails
  • Wood Glue
  • 1x Mason Jar
  • 1x Plastic Soda Bottle

Suggested Tooling

  • Band Saw
  • Drill Press
  • Table Saw
  • Router Table
  • Clamping Tools
  • Measuring Tools
  • Air Compressor
  • Sander

We want to keep your property carpenter bee free, with our traps or the ones you make on your own. However, regardless of how you obtain a carpenter bee trap, the cost of wood structural damage would require more time, effort, and most importantly more money. Homemade or buying from us, you will be protecting yourself from the stress and cost to repair the damage these bees can do. 

Head over to our Carpenter Bee Products page for traps, wood bee bait, natural repellent & more!