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Project by JimmyS posted 01-24-2017 01:19 AM 829 views 1 time favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first beehive and first project that I hand cut dovetails.

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#1 posted 01-24-2017 01:57 AM

I don’t know anything about making a bee hive but this one looks very sturdy and thought out! What will you be sealing it with? I was thinking of making a bee home, but just out of wood and the circle holes. Your bee hive is a fabulous home! Have you been raising bees a long time or is this for someone else? Good job! ~Suzanne

-- Suzanne, A Touch Of O.Z.

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#2 posted 01-24-2017 02:23 AM

I just started beekeeping, much more difficult than I had imagined. I found plans for this traditional design on a website, . Pretty good plans, definitely made it easy.

I painted it with oil based paint and the bees seal the hive from the inside with a glue like substance they produce called propolis.

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