Thanks for the replies.
Type: Posts; User: BEE BOB
Thanks for the replies.
This is probably a trivial question, but how does one properly care for his beesuit gloves? What is a good way of cleaning the "sticky" off of them without hurting them, and how can I make them last...
What equipment and equipment layout would be a good set up in a honey room to work with an extractor?
I like that idea. I'll give it a try.
Thanks all. Without any experience yet, I get nervous about what I'm trying to do.
That'll be an option for next year. I'm already committed to some "regular" bees for this year. Thanks.
I want to immediately regress (or nearly so) some new 3 lb packages of bees. I am using medium 8-frame boxes in all tiers.
My intentions are to use Honey Super Cell in the first-tier brood box. ...
I will be establishing my first hives this spring. Do I need the L-shaped metal frame rests that I see in the catalogs?
So I will be okay if I only cut down the frames that are used in the brood area. That reduces the amount of work I need to do.
Just to clarify about the spacing, since I don't have any experience...
If I cut end bars down to 1-1/4" wide and top bars down to 7/8" wide to create a small-cell environment, can/should these frames be also used in the honey supers as well as the brood area? Will...
Thanks. That's what I needed to know. I've read that 3/8" is the ideal beespace but I didn't know what the lower limit of the range is. I feel better now.
With this being the first time I've put frames together, I'm not 100% sure, but I think that the notches in the end bars were not quite deep enough by about 1/16 on top and 1/16 on bottom.
I have some frames with end bars that were not fully slotted to allow the top bars and bottom bars to seat to their proper depths. As a result, some of my frames measure 6-5/16" to almost 6-3/8"...
I have bought some wooden top feeders. How should I coat / treat the inside surfaces where the liquid feed mixture goes so that the wood will last?
I have a Bosch table-top router table and a Bosch 1619 router. I'm only a beginner woodworker, but what I like about the set-up is that they are designed to fit together and I don't have to concern...
I have ordered two packages of All-Stars from BeeWeaver.com (before I discovered this forum.)
These were chosen because they are advertised as having mite resistance. It's my understanding that...
Please pardon the questions from a newbie.
Is it really a problem if I at least prime the inside surfaces as well as the outside surfaces of the supers? I like the idea of sealing the wood to try...