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Offline Queen Bee

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Making Fume boards?
« on: July 05, 2004, 11:58:05 PM »
Has anyone made their own fume boards? I would like to make a few fume boards before Sat. They look very easy but what type of fabric would be best?  I thought it looks like felt but really unsure?? It seems that any type of natural fabric would work!  Thanks Debbie

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« Reply #1 on: July 06, 2004, 02:44:25 AM »
I was told to use flannel in the construction of fume boards.  Give us your feedback as to what you use and your results.  Thanks.


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« Reply #2 on: July 06, 2004, 10:42:45 AM »
What do you use to creat the actually "fume"?

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Making Fume boards?
« Reply #3 on: July 06, 2004, 10:48:12 AM »
I would also recommend flannel.  We used to use fume boards for wax moths and flannel worked well.


There are various "fumes" on the market.  Bee-Gone, Bee-Quick, etc.  I have personally never used any, but I understand some of them smell pretty bad and you don't want to get it on your clothes.
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« Reply #4 on: July 06, 2004, 11:02:33 AM »
If you ever smelled baby puke thats what bee-go reminds me of,but it does the job of getting bees out of the boxes. All my fume boards have felt and have lasted many years