Beehive Construction

Beehive Construction

If you enjoy woodworking, order you can save money and have fun making your own beehives. This printed book teaches you to make bee hives with a table saw using regular and dado blades. The book covers bottom boards, shallow, medium and deep supers, inner covers, telescoping outer covers and Hoffman style frames. Plans are included for a simple finger jointing jig, plus other jigs to help efficiently cut multiple parts. 8 1/2" x 11". 23 pages.

Note: Because 8 and 10 frame hives differ mostly in width, this book contains similar information to Making the Eight Frame Hive.

Table of Contents:

  • Introduction
  • Cost Comparison of Commercially Manufactured vs. Home Made
  • The Bee Space
  • Tools
  • Lumber
  • Wide Lumber
  • Measuring Board
  • The Finger Joint
  • Hive Body and Super Dimensions
  • Milling Super Ends and Sides
  • Milling Fronts and Backs
  • Milling the Sides
  • The Bottom Board
  • The Inner Cover
  • Cover
  • Telescoping Cover
  • Frames
  • Appendix
  • Sources of Supply

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ISBN: 978-1-61061-878-6
Copyright date: 1999-2011


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