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Buildings combs. Bees use 8 to 9 kilos of honey and pollen to produce one kilogram of wax. Wax is produced by eight abdominal glands turning out tiny 0.2 mm specks. The building of 80,000 cells requires 80,000 hours of work and 991,000 specks of wax.