View Poll Results: Is your foundation press/mold...

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  • Used from time to time?

    2 33.33%
  • Somewhere in the garage, basement, shed, etc. etc. never to be used again?

    2 33.33%
  • Discarded?

    1 16.67%
  • Given away, and used by someone else?

    1 16.67%
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  1. #1
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    Default Share your homemade foundation press/mold experience

    Could you share your experiences to help members who might be interested in making their own foundation...
    BeeCurious
    5 hives and 8 nucs................... Trying to think inside the box...

  2. #2
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    Default Re: Share your homemade foundation press/mold experience

    Quote Originally Posted by BeeCurious View Post
    Could you share your experiences to help members who might be interested in making their own foundation...
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    BeeCurious
    5 hives and 8 nucs................... Trying to think inside the box...

  3. #3
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    Default Re: Share your homemade foundation press/mold experience

    I suspect that there would have been more responses if the poll wasn't a "public poll".
    BeeCurious
    5 hives and 8 nucs................... Trying to think inside the box...

  4. #4
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    Default Re: Share your homemade foundation press/mold experience

    Just wish that I had a foundation mill to use. lol
    Thomas Bartram - 43 - 8 F langs, 22 Italian & 21 Russian

  5. #5
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    Default Re: Share your homemade foundation press/mold experience

    maybe its the cold ,but you have to be so so careful with foundation made in a mold that i rather buy what i need
    so i am hope my bees will help me get a mill

  6. #6
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    Crown Point, NY, USA
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    Default Re: Share your homemade foundation press/mold experience

    I have a foundation mill I bought in 2002. Here is Dee Lusby showing how to do frames and make foundation: http://www.beeuntoothers.com/index.p...e-and-ed-lusby I do mine similar to Dee's method I use a car battery charger to embed foundation however.

  7. #7
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    Default Re: Share your homemade foundation press/mold experience

    Quote Originally Posted by BeeCurious View Post
    Could you share your experiences to help members who might be interested in making their own foundation...
    I'd be interested in knowing how much foundation the occasional mold/press users are making, and how many pieces they can mold in an hour.
    BeeCurious
    5 hives and 8 nucs................... Trying to think inside the box...

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