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Offline watercarving

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Hives Constructed!
« on: April 26, 2008, 02:06:23 PM »
Got my hives constructed. Just need to get the paint on. I put on the doors over the window.

Some 1x8 pine and Advantec. Going to drill holes for bottom entrance but left a gap I can use for a top entrance as well. These are built to take medium frames and the bars are compatible with medium supers.

Will let the girls paint their hive this evening. Got a nice pale yellow for them. They are going to possibly paint a flower or two for them as well.

The window didn't turn out too well because my jigsaw quit working and I had to improvise but I doubt the kids or bees will mind.





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Re: Hives Constructed!
« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2008, 02:23:15 PM »
Looks like you've got a nice system going. Great pics. :)
What length are you going with? :?

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Re: Hives Constructed!
« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2008, 02:39:50 PM »
Inside length is 42.5 inches. Will hold 30 bars and leave room for a top entrance and a spacer in the back.

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Re: Hives Constructed!
« Reply #3 on: April 26, 2008, 02:45:56 PM »
Thanks. :)