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Double Screen Boards

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When they use the word "double" in double screen board does that mean there is two screens or is double because you can have a colony on each side?

I need to build one (doing a laying worker combine) and most of the pictures I can find look like just one layer of screen.

I found plans here but it's not super clear either.

Thanks,

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Two screens usually separated by about 3/4". You can put a colony on each side of the screen. Generally the bottom box can't get out the top, but the top box can get out the bottom. If you're stacking colonies, it's common practice to put the entrances on opposite sides.

Edit: That'll teach me to not read carefully. I thought you were talking about double-screened _bottom boards_. Ignore that whole bit about entrances.
 
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