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    My designes for cutout tools

    I have come up with a few designes for cutout tools that I think will make doing cutouts a little easer. I would like to get opinions on what everyone thinks. I am started the process patent process....
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    Re: Moving Hives

    I have had no problems moving hives personnelly. I wait till dark then screen the front then move one hive to new location then the other one. remove the screens. the next day they well come out and...
  3. Re: filters/ strainers for 5 gallon honey bucket- plastic or stainless steel?

    I got the five gal kit with the strainers from mann lake. on the blue buckets cut 1 inch below the rasied line that has the handle attached. then cut every 3 inches around the bottom to help let it...
  4. Re: filters/ strainers for 5 gallon honey bucket- plastic or stainless steel?

    You mite like this Idea I came up with. get 2 extra 5 gal buckets and cut the buckets 1 inch below the bottom rib. then make cuts every 3 inches around the bucket half. it will slip into the strainer...
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    Re: Swarm Season Has Stated in Georgia

    Middle Ga. Macon Had a swarm today at the Acadamy Sports store. bye the time 4 of the area beeks got there they where gone. Manager had Photo of the group. about the size of 1 1/2 basketballs on a...
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    Re: Beekeeping is a very cheap hobby

    I used the word Free figurativly. The person has to have a real interest in beekeeping. and I get most of the honey the first year will they are learning. if they decide that it is not a hobby for...
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    Re: Beekeeping is a very cheap hobby

    It is great but a little slow. I built mine from a discarded rack used to transport hunting stand on atvs. I removed the atv mounts got 8 inch 3/4 alltread from a shop that suts off the excess from...
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    Re: Beekeeping is a very cheap hobby

    Personnelly I belive the best way to introduce new beeks is to offer them a starter hive and then work with them and their hive and mine to share the joy of bee keeping. That is what I did with my...
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    Re: Beekeeping is a very cheap hobby

    If you already have that kind of skill and equipment, how much have you spent on your woodworking shop already? quote.

    I hate to tell you I built my 20x25 shop from pallets. and reclamed metal...
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    Re: Beekeeping is a very cheap hobby

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    Re: Beekeeping is a very cheap hobby

    I guess I'm as close to the topic as can be.

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    I made the saw from 2 saws that were in a trash pile. got the materail for the barrel from a wire supplier that was throwing them away....
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    Re: FYI: Cheap Lumber

    hey thats is how I am building my honey house. I have found 3 vinly siding dealers that beg for me to get there pallets. there 16-18 ft long made af no. 1 grade 2x4s. 95 % straight. I also getting...
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    Re: Dovetail Hive Bodies

    sorry for the slow reply. I'll get photos up soon. having to deal with family medical sitiuation's first.

    John
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    Re: Dovetail Hive Bodies

    so Happy to see this tread get back on topic. I cut my own trees.Plank my own logs with a homemade wood mill. dry my own boards in my Homemade Kiln. plain the boards on Homemade drumplainer. cut the...
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    Re: How to keep bees on a tight budget.

    I have not had many problems working the wood after 6 months. I have notice that the bees seem to except the boxes better with the higher moisture content. the main point you have to watch for is...
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    Re: Swarm Trap complete!

    Try setting your traps near a source of water and flowers. the best location set a trap is go to the rivers in your area go to the southern side ( try levies) setdown near some wildflowers during...
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    Re: Table saw recommendations

    if you are using a standard blade that does not have the carbite blades You could get a very inexpencive sharpener from Harbor freight tools .com . It works great. afriend has one he uses for all his...
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    Re: How to keep bees on a tight budget.

    not shur what the problem was I pulled it off my computer photos. could be that maybe it was to large? I'm not sure? not a problem tho. I just wanted to give some possible ways to participate in this...
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    Re: How to keep bees on a tight budget.

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    Re: Table saw recommendations

    I was wondering what everyone thinks of the shopsmith 5 in one? I have a chance to get a verygood used one. for a song(<100.00) I checked it out every thing is there. bearings tight. spindle true....
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    Re: How to keep bees on a tight budget.

    QUOTE=minz;730494]barrel had apple press wrote all over it. Is that an Alaska mill for the lumber?[/QUOTE]
    No they are what electrical cables come on. I use them becasue the slats are straight and...
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    Re: Table saw recommendations

    look at your local Paw shops. with the housing market at a dead stop. builders are pawning their disposable equipment.IE; table saws, portable air compressors, and air nailers. they are normally top...
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    Re: How to keep bees on a tight budget.

    no money and to many bills leave very little money to keep bees.
    Here is what I am using to make my boxes and frames.
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    I just got another table saw from the scrap yard and put a motor...
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    Re: How to keep bees on a tight budget.

    here are a few other things I have done to save money.
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    this is wire rolls I got free from a supplier I used two to find enough good slats to make one barrel.

    then I made the...
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    Re: How to keep bees on a tight budget.

    I made this Frame tool from a broken shaft of a string trimmer and a couple of old springs.
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    I made the hood from some netting that I had from when i would go camping.
    Now I am making...
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