alanemartin (author)2013-07-02

Nice job. Very clear.

Fwiw, male carpenter bees don't have stingers...they're the aggressive ones that fly at you all the time. The females DO have a stinger, but the seem to be more concerned with finding a place to drill in (or reusing a previous year's hole) and lay eggs.

They make a 1/2" hole, so a little sevin dust and a 1/2" dowel from the home center will take care of the larva as they hatch (dehydrates them) and plug the hole. Yeah, I have a log home too. :)

katweeks (author)2013-06-26

Thanks for the info. One question tho....what sized hole do you drill in the bottom??

triumphman (author)katweeks2013-06-28

Anywhere from 1/2 " to 3/4 " should do it !

Iron Cowbell (author)2013-04-30

This world already has a Bee shortage, may I suggest live capture.

CEVMarauder (author)Iron Cowbell2013-06-02

Carpenter bees are neither endangered, nor are they serious pollinators. Nonetheless, I'm big softy, so I'll catch 'em and let them the home of someone who annoys me.

triumphman (author)CEVMarauder2013-06-11

I knew someone had the truth! Thanks softy guy!

triumphman (author)Iron Cowbell2013-05-09


antioch (author)2013-06-10

Big softies rule!

triumphman (author)2013-06-04

Beeeeee nice!

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