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  1. Bee Forum
    Hi, I'm from Argentina and I'm studying industrial design. Our teachers gave us to select an area to work and find a problem, through industrial design, with a partner we selected Beekeeping (we will internalize about the productive process of honey, propoleo, royal jelly, etc.). Now we need you...
  2. Bee Forum
    I'd previously posted a thread about doing a research project on bees and eventually I had decided on researching washboarding. However there wasn't enough foundation research on it and so I've had to change topic. I want to do something that would be simple to execute as an experiment. I...
  3. Observation Hive Forum
    Does entrance route and feeder location matter? Sorry for so many questions in one post but they are all related. To feed my observation hive, I will build a little box on one side with a place to put an upside down jar of sugar water, and a place to put some pollen. Now I was wondering about my...
  4. Bee Forum
    Hi guys, Some of you may remember me quizzing you about how you kept your bee smokers? Well here is the result of months of hard work and lots of input from people like yourselves. http://leegrievedesign.com/smoka/ I understand you lot will be my toughest critics, but as long as its...
  5. Bee Forum
    Could some people help me out with either some answers? or even better, some pictures? I'm redesigning the bee smoker for my University grad project and wanted to know, where do people keep their bee smokers when not in use? Or when transporting them to and between sites? I've got my own way...
  6. Welcome Forum
    Hi guys/girls My names Lee and Im approaching the end of my first year of beekeeping out on the outskirts of Sheffield in the UK. Been a tough year with the weather and weak colony I bought second hand but things are on the up! Im also a design student, concentrating on the redesign of some of...
  7. Top Bar & Horizontal Hive Forum
    I was thinking about how to improve the KTBH design so I built 3 small ones out of poplar measuring 19" x 19" by 10" tall with a 1" left entrance in each. Made the base 19" x 19" x 3/4" plywood so that they can be stacked and drilled six 1" holes so that bees can move up and down. Basically...
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