osb board (plywood type of wood) ok for nuc's and swarm trap

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  1. adamant

    adamant Member

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    can get a lot of osb cut offs.. will that type of wood be ok for nucs and swarm traps?
     
  2. rast

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    Re: osb board (plywood type of wood) ok for nuc's and swarm

    Short term maybe for swarm traps like the "cardboard" traps. Different grades of it. I wouldn't use it for nucs unless well sealed on the cut edges and painted. My opinion which according to my wife may be wrong :) .

    "OSB has a tendency to swell on the edges when exposed to water, but it resists humidity well compared to plywood" [source: University of Massachusetts].
     

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    Re: osb board (plywood type of wood) ok for nuc's and swarm

    I would also say for just traps is you splash a little paint on them. Some OSB boards do have a strong glue smell to them also.