I plan to make a slatted rack as a project to test out my new CNC router (https://www.maslowcnc.com/). Unfortunately, like many things in beekeeping, I can find no clear design rules for slatted racks. It all seems to be arbitrary.
1) Does slatt orientation matter in slatted rack design...
Hi, first-time beehive builder, and not yet a beekeeper !
We made what we think would be all the woodenware for 2 eight-frame top-entrance hives:
2 combined slatted bottom-rack, screened bottom board stands,
12 medium (3 for brood and 3 for honey for each hive),
2 inner covers,