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We have a fair amount of sawn sycamore that has been stacked dry for 10 years. Was wondering if anyone has used sycamore for hive bodies? Thanks.
 

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Sycamore is pretty expensive for bee hives. It goes for about $9-10/Bd Ft. quarter sawn. It would be pretty heavy to be throwing around in your apiary.
 

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We have a fair amount of sawn sycamore that has been stacked dry for 10 years. Was wondering if anyone has used sycamore for hive bodies? Thanks.
I think you could sell the sycamore and go with a lighter weight material and still have some money for a vacation.
 

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We only have time invested in the wood so I think we will make some deep hive bodies and see how they hold up.
 
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