How to Build a Live Trap for Small Animals


| 6/24/2013 8:22:00 AM


Tags: how to build a live trap, traps, DIY backyard projects, Instructables,

Reposted with permission from Instructables.

Built from nothing but scrap plywood and spare or recycled hardware, this innovative swing-door trap will help you catch backyard pests without harming them.

Step 1: Tools and Supplies

1/2" plywood
1/2" x 1/2" strip
4 hinges
2 small washers
Bailing wire / metal hanger
Screws
Twine / String
Saw
Drill / Driver
Tape Measure
Square
Side Cutters
Razor Blade
Pencil
Drill bit

Step 2: Measure and Cut

Measure, layout and cut the following pieces of plywood:




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