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    Re: Coil Stock for top cover

    I've found 20' rolls of silver colored aluminum flashing at my local lumber yard. That would make about 10 ten frame covers. I cut mine two or three times with a utility knife then bent it until it...
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    Re: making your own inner covers

    Why do you have the 3/4" space on the one side, do you use it for feeding? What are some different scenarios where you would use the cover with the flat side up and then other times with the flat...
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    Re: making your own inner covers

    Thank you for the last two post.

    Steve
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    Re: making your own inner covers

    Does anyone have any input on this? Thanks!!
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    Re: making your own inner covers

    I'm planning on making about 10 inner covers and I'm not sure how I want to make them. I like the way Brushy Mountain makes them with the 3/8" plywood but I'm wondering since the 3/8" plywood sits...
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    Re: Stainless Honey Tanks on Ebay

    Could someone post a link to one of these tanks, I'd love to see what you are talking about.
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    Re: Frame making fixtures

    Those were the only two jigs/fixtures I made.

    "Westernbeekeeper" did an awesome photo write up of his process that help me alot.
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    Re: Frame making fixtures

    Thanks for the compliments. I have really enjoyed making these, it's been a while since I've done a woodworking project and it seems like a nice winter project.

    Here are a few pics of the dry fit...
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    Re: Frame making fixtures

    What do you mean by trim them down? Are you drilling them while they are still in block form?

    Steve
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    Re: Frame making fixtures

    Here is the sliding table I made to cut the side bars to 3/8" wide. It works very well. I was hoping to have more of the blade covered but it works well to stop when the center of the blade comes...
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    Frame making fixtures

    I wanted to share 2 of fixture I made for making my own frames. I know I'm not saving much by making them but have enjoyed doing it very much. Fortunate I purchased all of my equipment years ago.
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    Re: Questions on making Frames

    What are the benifits to the angled ears? The only one I can see is less contact area to get stuck to the hive body.
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    Re: Questions on making Frames

    Thanks for all the replies and the welcome to the club!!

    I know sometimes when I get into thing I worry about the small things/detail too much and get bogged down.

    I found this article on this...
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    Questions on making Frames

    I know this has been talked about a lot and "Westernbeekeeper" did a great photo tutorial but I have a few question.

    I've read a lot of post where they talk about setting the saw at 10 degrees to...
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    Re: Homemade Frame Designs

    Wow, I don't know how I missed that, I guess I kept trying to save the image.

    Thank you!!
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    Re: Homemade Frame Designs

    Thanks for the schematic it does make sense, I was thinking the 2x4 would rest on the table but I see it's just a holder. Are you doing one endbar at a time, multiple end bars stacked together or...
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    Re: Homemade Frame Designs

    I hope someone can help me, this site has great drawing but they are so small I can not read them and if I try to enlarge the image it gets all blurry. An I missing something - How can I read the...
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    Re: Homemade Frame Designs

    I was hoping someone would have a photo of how you are holding the endbar with this 2x4 C shape. I just don't see a safe way of holding the endbar while cutting the taper.

    Thanks, steve
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