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How to create an Air Bee And Bee

Build your very own insect hotel with our simple how to video.

3
hours
Difficulty
Colours used

You will need:

  • 1 x 5l Cuprinol 5 Year Ducksback Silver Copse™
  • 1 x rough sawn wood pallet
  • 1 x Hand saw
  • 3 x flat head nails
  • Sandpaper
  • 1 x woodcare brush
  • Collection of straw, pine cones, hessian bags, natural dried grasses
  • Chicken wire
  • 8-10 metal pins
  • Wire clippers

Step 1
Cut one end off a pallet.

Step 2
Use the offcuts to create an open box by nailing to the back of the pallet length.

Step 3
Sand, paint with Cuprinol 5 Year Ducksback and allow to dry.

Step 4
Fill with natural materials.

Step 5
Fix chicken wire to the front of the box with metal pins and trim chicken wire to size.

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