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    Re: Top Bars expand past the end of the hive

    Again sorry to throw back so far. I'm only 10 years in arrears! I made my stuff at the army base wood shop and knew my ability did not extend to perfect fitting wood cuts even before humidity...
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    Re: Horizontal Comb Cuts

    Again sorry to blast from the past if not the usual custom. My first TBH I started top bars in between frames in an 8 frame super and they were beautifully straight as were all the rest made in the...
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    Re: Nuc trasnfering to TBH

    Blast from the past reading old posts. Hope this is best- responding here rather than starting a new thread. I solved this (and while my hive absconded, it was happy for half a year in my TBH) by...
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    Re: Why top bar hives

    Ditto. My beek group warned all beeks end up with bad backs. MIne's already dodgey (plus a stomach hernia to boot) so I'd harm my bees AND myself trying to lift supers with 8 or more frames.
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    Re: bad cover design on my part.

    I think you have the best use for political signs, but mine last longer! I cut them to proper length (few inches longer than needed so they overlap) and bend the big ones along the channels so they...
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    Re: bad cover design on my part.

    I use political signs. In the area I have langstroth frames I have a separate smaller sign over it under the larger two signs covering the whole hive. But last year my hive abandoned after several...
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    Re: How to build cheap top bars.

    I am a total novice with a table saw- luckily I can use the wood shop on the Army base. Might even use some tool other than the table saw there some day! I did two passes a mm or so apart in the...
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    Jenn in S AL checking in

    Brand new just putting in orders for equipment and bees. Building a topbar hive. This forum is very helpful- thanks all.
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