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Building Beehives for Dummies

Do you like building bee equipment? If so, then “Building Beehives for Dummies“, by Howland Blackiston is a must have book. It’s got: plans materials lists detailed instructions for just about every conceivable piece of bee equipment This book can guide a wood wacker like me, to safely build functional, durable bee equipment. If you like woodworking […]

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Build a Top Bar Hive

Top bar hives are the ultimate do-it-yourself hive. They: can be built from local material require few construction tools or skills can be designed to fit unique needs cost almost nothing can be easily modified or scrapped Just about anyone, regardless of experience, can easily build a fully adequate and functional top bar hive. So […]

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Honey Strainer

It’s easy to build a simple strainer, that uses gravity, to separate honey from beeswax. It consists of: a bucket lid a 5 gallon elastic nylon paint strainer bag a small wood block a bucket with holes drilled in the bottom a bucket with a large hole cut in its middle other buckets to contain […]

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