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  1. Equipment/Hardware
    I've seen FBM talk about reasons why he doesn't glue his frames before stapling/nailing them together. I just wanted to see what others do. I've also seen many many videos where people do glue them. What is your preference? Have you ever needed to replace just one part of the frame but couldnt...
  2. Beekeeping 101
    Hi all! Well, I'll be rolling up my sleeves and getting busy assembling my Rossman hives when they arrive tomorrow. From what I can tell they have rabbet corners, so I plan to glue and screw them together. I've been reading I can use #6 screws, but I'm not sure how long they should be and how...
  3. Commercial Beekeeping
    My boys have been busy assmebling supers over the winter. I thought I would shoot a quick video. Hopefully the link works, this was my first attempt with You Tube.
  4. Equipment/Hardware
    I just bought some cedar to build two double five frame medium nucs. Probably would have used pine but it was only about 20 % higher and i dont like painting all that much.I'm using 1x8s. I was thinking of using the full 7 1/4 width of the board for the height of the box. Will that leave too...
  5. Consumer Report
    I have a friend who has several hives worth of BM's cypress Garden Hive boxes and they are all warped (or warping) badly. Perhaps more, or a better glue would have limited the bowing of the box ends, but the fact is that these boxes want to come apart... I'm certain that an non-glued...
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