Well I built me a hybrid TBH. Glued, screwed, caulked and painted. My wife said she wished I would make stuff for the home as nice as this box came out!!
Anyway, I made it to fit standard frame dimensions, but holding only 8 frames. I agree with Mr M. Bush, ten honey filled frames are just too heavy to lug! The Bars are 1.25 inches wide, 1 inch deep at the V, and I ripped a groove for beeswax at the tip of the V.
BTW I built it completely out of scrap wood from a construction site. I asked the foreman for it, and though they do not allow salvage, he pretty much pointed out what I could take. I'll have to drop off a bottle of my son's honey for him.
I'm building several more to my specs and then I'm going to try a long hive body, somewhere along 20-24 frames for a stationary unit.
September 8th 2007 is National Beekeeping Day
American Agriculture, its as close as the nearest Honeybee!