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  1. Bee Forum
    I am building some telescoping covers. They are traditional metal on top of a wooden framework with plywood rabbeted inside the framework type. I plan to use galvanized staples through the sides of the cover and am not sure if this idea is better. A woodworker, but not a beekeeper, suggested...
  2. Equipment/Hardware
    Hello, I've done searches on this subject and read so many posts on the subject of hive box assembly that my head is spinning. I've been using the hammer and 7d nail system up to now because it seems like all the hive bodies I've been buying from Brushy Mountain come with pre-drilled holes and...
  3. Beekeeping 101
    For those of you who buy unassembled frames, I would like your recommendation on what size staples to use along with the glue. I have an 18 ga. stapler and brad nailer. Bottom bar size Top bar size Thanks in advance for your advice. :)