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Titebond III is waterproof , used on boats. Titebond II is water resistant, used for outdoor applications. II is plenty good for bee hives unless you live in a flood prone area. For hive bodies, 3/4...
Welcome Tim and Pam, I'm your neighbor over in Drasco.
These fiber pots are about $4 each. Fasten it to a piece of plywood.
You will need about twice as many as you think you will need , or, one more than you have.
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SCL Yes, this is it. You leave the scale under the hive. If you are worried about it tipping over, put blocks under the corners that Almost touch the hive. Then it could only tip a few degrees.
Some one posted once an idea/plan to build a frame for a bathroom scale to fit under a beehive. It had two mirrors so you could read the scale , sort of like a periscope. I think the scale was...
Do a search for Coates Nucs. His design has the lip built in instead of cut in. Very simple.
I use shavings from my wood planer. I think pellets would be too heavy. A lot of woodworkers have a planer and would be glad to save you some shavings. They also make good smoker fuel. Feed...
Bee Drums for sale. Large bass drum tuned to attract swarms. Walk around your neighborhood beating this drum and you'll soon be covered up with swarms. Be the envy of your bee club. Branch attached...
You can get a Honey Gate Valve from Maxant.Phone: (978) 772-0576 • (978) 772-BEES (2337) Less than ten dollars (2 years ago) and worth it ! A honey gate valve is different from a gate valve for...
Good article about cut comb honey.
The photography is great, but you jump around too much. Most beekeepers have more than a 2 second attention span.
A 3 inch magnifying glass works for me to see eggs. Also cheap reading glasses, one dollar at Dollar Tree.
Nylon stockings ( the knee high kind) are good for a small amount of honey. Be sure to wash them before putting them back in the wife's drawer. haha
In some cases "Its easier to get forgiveness than permission".
Talk to Brushy Mountain people . Be nice, explain that you like this item but the workmanship doesn't meet your expectations. Is this their usual quality or did this box slip through quality control...
This is when you need a 12 volt bee-vac , just stick the hose out the window, suck up the bees, and never get out of the truck !
From the photo it looks like you are trying to get them to go into an open top box. They like a dark cavity. Put a top and bottom on and let them find the entrance. If the queen is in there they...
Don't mow till the Dandelions are through blooming. http://www.honeybeesuite.com/the-dandelions-of-spring/
Is Roundup as safe as we have been told?
Read This ! Maintaining a perfect lawn is contrary to beekeeping thinking.
On the opposite side, I keep a Hive Tool in my toolbox (I'm a Carpenter). It is really good for removing small trim and scraping old caulk and paint.
487 PSI with a 3" nozzle should do it!