to make to buy.
If you are as equipped with all the tools, as you say
That's what tool are for or am I missing something. While you're at it build youself a house, it's the same, only larger
Actually all the hive parts can be home made very easily including frames.
However frames are fairly cheap and uiform if you like wood. Personally I have made some frames but I prefer the all plastic Pierco. Life does not have to be complicated. including fooling around with bees.