Indoor Oberservation Honey Bee Hive.

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Project by Choke posted 04-02-2016 02:59 AM 1663 views 3 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The only way in and out is via the PVC pipe.

All the Vent holes are covered with metal screen from the inside.
The top Feeder jar hole has a PVC board Slider in channels, it hangs off the back side when it’s not in use. So do the PVC Gates.

There are two slide gates: one to block off the hive so it can be taken outside to work on the hive and clean it and one to Block the Pipe so they don’t come back into the house while working the Hive.

It is made completely out of Cedar.

I took some drawn out comb and honey from another hive to give the new (April 2nd) Queen a place to start laying Brood and the kids something to eat if they want it.

-- Winning the Hearts and Minds one measurement at a time

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Scott Oldre

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#1 posted 04-02-2016 11:51 AM

that’s pretty darn cool. I know nothing about apiaries, but that looks awesome.

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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#2 posted 04-02-2016 04:46 PM

Now this is very creative. Nice work. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#3 posted 04-03-2016 01:57 AM

Made one of those once, I really liked it, the neighbors, not so much. LOL People are afraid of things they don’t understand…...................

-- Jack R. Ellis

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#4 posted 04-05-2016 12:26 AM

Thank you, the bees are IN..

-- Winning the Hearts and Minds one measurement at a time

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