Building the Bee Vacuum
P. Michael Henderson
I've received a fair number of request to offer the bee vacuum for sale. There's not a lot of material cost in making a bee vacuum, maybe $40 to $50 in wood, $6 for the port where you attach the hose, and a few dollars for weather stripping. This is not considering the cost of the DeWalt portable vacuum, which is a bit less than $100 for a bare tool, and maybe another $100 for two 5Ah batteries.
So I decided to do a video showing how to build the bee vacuum. It turned out that I couldn't do it in one video without making that video too long, so I did it in three parts. The three parts are below:
Part 1 described how to build the basic box.
Part 2 then shows how to make the handholds, the sliding bottom, and the sliding center.
Part 3 shows how to build the top.