Foundationless Frames Concepts

Foundationless Frames Concepts

rwjedi shares his thoughts on foundationless frames. How to make a foundationless frame out of a wedge top frame and the principles of using foundationless frames in your hive for success. P.S. If you are starting to go foundationless after having used foundation, be aware that your bees are almost certain to draw the first and maybe the 2nd frame you put in as Drone […]

Foundationless Frames

Foundationless Frames

A neat video by Daryl Francis. I use my classic frame assembly jig to assemble 11 foundationless frames in my 10-frame jig. Also demonstrated is my router jig for reducing the standard end bars from 1 3/8″ down to 1 1/4″ which is the optimum end bar width for foundationless beekeeping. Thanks Daryl. -bwguy

Foundationless Frames

Foundationless Frames

The Idea Frames, found in a conventional hive, can hold natural comb. just run the frames without foundation frames can be wired to reinforce the comb set them up like a top bar hive beekeeper would setup his top bars use some kind of starter strip in each frame level the hive and let the bees draw out natural comb inside each frame It’s that […]

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