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Offline Daddys Girl

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TBH: Ready for the bees
« on: May 12, 2008, 01:39:07 am »
My Top Bar Hive

The body is made of cedar. The top bars themselves are made of scrap pine and cedar. The finish is linseed and beeswax. The roof is a piece of 2' by 4' , 7/16 inch plywood, covered with a piece of diffuser lense used in fluorescent lighting fixtures, upon which heavy things will be stacked until BEM and I can make a top notch roof for the beastie. (And I am about two inches from making it with cedar shakes to complete the look of the thing.)

Hubby did the complex saw cuts with the table saw, and I did pretty much everything else.

The package for this hive comes tomorrow, and I am hoping to see it get warm enough to hive them.

Offline heaflaw

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Re: TBH: Ready for the bees
« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2008, 11:52:30 pm »

very nice.  I'm impressed.

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Re: TBH: Ready for the bees
« Reply #2 on: June 02, 2008, 09:21:46 am »
Wow!  It kinda makes my pine shelving box TBH look shabby.  Have to get a little fancier on my next one. :)

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Re: TBH: Ready for the bees
« Reply #3 on: June 03, 2008, 12:21:21 am »
Neat.  You know, if you put wheels on it it would probably qualify for the soap box derby.  LOL
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