I use the Nicot/cloake board myself. The Nicot has a pretty good video that you can get which will help you. The polishing time of the frame is key. By all means graft, but be aware there is a learning curve. You might also want to pick up a copy of Increase Essentials, by Larry Connor. There are a few invaluable tips there that may serve you well -- one of which is, Strong Hives make Strong Queens. Also consider getting a cloake board.