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Table Of Contents

Acknowledgments
Preface
Before We Begin
Safety First and Always
Te Tools
Materials
Special Techniques
Planning Your Project
Starting at the Bottom
Solid Bottom Board
Screened Bottom Board
Slatted Rack
Hive Bodies and Supers
Hive Body with Butt Joints
Hive Body with Rabbet Joints
MEDIUM AND SHALLOW SUPERS
Basic Inner Cover
Insulated Inner Cover for Winter
Screened Inner Cover
Telescoping Outer Cover
Building Hive Stands
A Very Basic Hive Stand
Hive Stand with Landing Boards
Doone’s Double-Hive Stand
It’s All in the Details
Hive Spacer
Entrance Reducer
Paint Can Feeder
Bucket Feeder with Screened Plug Insert
Traditional Boardman-Style Entrance Feeder
Escape Boards
Let’s Do a Little Jig
Simple Bending Jig
Frame Assembly Jig
The Best-Ever Jig for Installing Foundation
Make a Swarm- Catching Kit
Simple Bucket Swarm Catcher
Variation: Swiveling-Bucket Swarm Catcher
Wire-Frame Swarm Catcher
Building 8-Frame Hives and Nucs
8-Frame Deep Hive Body
8-Frame Solid Bottom Board
8-Frame Screened Bottom Board
8-Frame Slatted Rack
8-Frame Inner Cover
8-FRAME INNER COVER PARTS
8-Frame Telescoping Outer Cover
8-FRAME TELESCOPING OUTER COVER PARTS
Nuc Hive Body
5-Frame Nuc Bottom Board
Specialty Hives
Top-Bar Hive
Demonstration Hive
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Build Your Own Beekeeping Equipment: How to Construct 8- & 10-Frame Hives; Top Bar, Nuc & Demo Hives; Feeders, Swarm Catchers & More

Build Your Own Beekeeping Equipment: How to Construct 8- & 10-Frame Hives; Top Bar, Nuc & Demo Hives; Feeders, Swarm Catchers & More

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Beekeeping equipment is expensive, but it's easy to make your own. Tony Pisano's step-by-step illustrated instructions show you how to build everything you need to keep bees successfully, including beehive bodies, supers, covers, hive stands, frames, swarm catchers, feeders, and more. You can choose among different hive styles, and many of the 35 projects can be made using hand tools.

Beekeeping equipment is expensive, but it's easy to make your own. Tony Pisano's step-by-step illustrated instructions show you how to build everything you need to keep bees successfully, including beehive bodies, supers, covers, hive stands, frames, swarm catchers, feeders, and more. You can choose among different hive styles, and many of the 35 projects can be made using hand tools.

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Publish date: Apr 23, 2013
Added to Scribd: May 16, 2013
Copyright:Traditional Copyright: All rights reservedISBN:9781603428552
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