Type: Posts; User: BeeCurious
My "queen castle" is made from full width 1x8 lumber which is perfect for medium frames.
I took this picture this afternoon. The two middle cleats are slightly thinner then the outer ones. The...
Since the queen castle doesn't get knocked around like other boxes I didn't hesitate to build mine with glued and screwed butt joints.
I only have a couple of photos for now...
You should send a private message to eliminate any confusion...:)
No, I understood from his first post that he was interested in a more timely solution.
The obvious indications are quoted above...
"Oven" and "overnight" are the clues.
The original poster doesn't seem to be interested in a four month plan.
For feeding my queen castle sections I have 3/16" holes drilled into the inner cover sections and I use jar feeders with brass tubes. The jars are enclosed with a second box.
It works very well. ...
Yippee! You have stumbled upon half of the answer.
How about never using a jar at all, just use a strainer like most people who are interested in separating honey from wax.
Or if you...
This must be a local phenomenon...
Welcome to the forum, and congratulations on your choice of user name!
The bottom of the jar seems to be the least convenient place to have the honey...
Thank you for your contributions to the forum Sqkcrk! :thumbsup:
I used the full width of a 1x8 for my medium castle. I would not be concerned with the bee space too much and I ddefinitely want the additional clearance under the queen cells hanging off a frame. ...
Bien Venu !
Welcome to the forum...
Where are you located in France? I lived in Grenoble for seven years.
Place a posting on Craigslist. I found my first beesite that way. A local land trust is another option, and then you can ask gardening groups.
A "Got Honeybees?" note pinned to the bulletin board...
I tried to use nitrous oxide cartridges in a small whipped cream maker to introduce virgin queens. I may try the gas again some day but during my initial attempts it didn't have any noticeable...
I hope he was wearing gloves!
Be careful with the black frames in the sun. The comb can melt off of the plastic, and the frames can warp...
I have only used small cell frames or foundation and make no claims about it.
Just curious, what liabilities are associated with selling woodenware?
Use just one.
They usually say to add a second box when 80% of the foundation is drawn out.
I have put a 3 lb package in a 5-frame medium nuc... for a short time.
You disagree with a question?
At a minimum, it sounds like a major intervention!