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Build a Top Bar Hive

The Idea Tbhs are the ultimate do-it-yourself hive for a non-commercial beekeeper. They: can be built from almost any local building material require few...

Cover

The Idea A cover protects the top bars from the weather. It drains precipitation. Provides shade and ventilation when it’s hot. And insulation when...

Accessories

The Idea A tbh can function as a completely self contained hive without any additional equipment. But there are a few things that can...

Top Bars

The Idea Top bars are simple wooden strips that rest on top of the hive body. They: are spaced at 1 1/4″, the thickness...

Hive Body

The Idea A tbh body must be large enough for both the bees and the beekeeper’s needs. And it’s shape can enhance colony function:...

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