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  1. For Sale
    Hobby quantities available for pickup only. Soon available for order on our website! If I do not immediately reply on Beesource, please contact me at [email protected] or text (530) 526-5504, I cant hear my phone when the machines are running in the shop but I can answer texts and...
  2. 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...
  3. Equipment/Hardware
    I plan to build and have studied several versions of queen castles. I'm thinking about extending the deep box enough to create additional space underneath for queen cells and space above for feeding patties if needed. That would mean that the space above and below the frames would violate bee...
  4. Equipment/Hardware
    hey guys and gals, as a new beekeeper, i have a question: i purchased new 8-frame medium hive bodies from walter t. kelley in november (11/10) when they had free shipping. i kept the woodenware stored in the shipping boxes in my house - at a constant, controlled temperature....however i was...
  5. Equipment/Hardware
    Looking through my collection of catalogs, I noticed that every single company states that their hives are the 'best-made' and the 'strongest'. They can't all be the best, right? I'd like to know where all of you get your hive bodies, who you think makes the best hive furniture, and why! I...
  6. Beekeeping 101
    Hi all, I'm a first year beek. I am also a longtime woodworker, so I decided to make several boxes myself. After using a commercial box or two as a guide and studying all the diagrams/plans for making hive components, I've got several pieces ready to go. Question is this: why is there almost...
  7. Equipment/Hardware
    Does anyone know where I could find a comparison of different supplier's woodenware. I understand that woodenware suppliers may manufacture their boxes to provide correct bee-space differently and that care needs to be taken to avoid mixing the different boxes. I heard that a comparison...
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