Squirrel Drowning Pool

If you have a lot of squirrels you need to get rid of you may want to take the trouble to make a drowning box/pool.  The finished box looks something like this:


Obtain a 1" x 12" plank.  About $10.

Cut the plank into five pieces:

3 pieces  33.5" long
2 pieces 9" long

The three long pieces form the sides and bottom of the box.  The two short pieces are used for the ends.  Here is a rough sketch of the assembly:

When assembling the box with nails or screws, coat each joint with construction adhesive, caulk or waterproof glue to seal them against water leaks.

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