Intro: How to Build a Bee Vacuum
Using a bee vacuum makes collect wild hives easier and damages the bees less than brushing them into boxes.
You also collect of the bees, which leads to a better outcome.
Step 1: You'll Need a Larger Box to Be the Vacuum Chamber.
You'll need to add an inlet and a wired box to capture the bees.
Step 2: Mark and Drill the Hole for the Inlet.
Drill into the lid and screw together making a seal around the lid.
Step 3: Make a Stand Tall Enough for the Box to Reach the Lid.
Make sure there is enough space for an inlet for the vacuum at the bottom of the box.
Step 4: Measure and Drill the Vacuum Input Hole.
Attach a joint to the inside and outside of the box.
Step 5: For Pressure Control Add a Tap.
Opening the tap will lower the pressure and closing it will increst the pressure.
Step 6: Next, You'll Need a Vacuum Cleaner.
Attach to the input at the bottom of the box.
Finally, attach a hose to suck up the bees.