More hive building progress. I have assembled all my frames. Here is a picture of my workshop, using brads and a staple gun made things much quicker.
Now I am turning my empty frames:
into frames with starter strips glued in:
as well as a few dummy boards, which may help keep new combs straight:
Here is a 3mm sheet of plywood, before it became 64 starter strips:
I hear that hives are swarming in my area which I assume means that now is a good time to cut out my possum box. I am ready, but do I need to wait for a hot day before I crack open the hive?
Right now it is a bit chilly. Would a sunny day of 22 degrees C be better for the bees?