Building Beehives for Dummies

Building Beehives for Dummies

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Paperback, John Wiley & Sons Inc, 2013, ISBN13 9781118312940, ISBN10 1118312945
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BUILDING BEEHIVES FOR DUMMIES

The easy way to build your own beehives and beekeeping equipment

"Building Beehives For Dummies" is the follow-up book to the bestselling "Beekeeping For Dummies." It provides everything you need to learn how to build some of the world's most popular hives and beekeeping accessories. For each design the book includes a detailed materials list (what lumber, hardware and fasteners you'll need), step-by-step building instructions, and illustrative drawings that show how the components all fit together. There are over a dozen plans in all, including the traditional Langstroth hive, the eight frame garden hive, designs for elevated hive stands, the Warre hive, screened bottom board, the Kenya top-bar hive, four-frame observation hive, hive top feeders, and more. The book contains introductory chapters that teach you the basic carpentry skills necessary to build any of the plans in the book.

Whether you are a new beekeeper or a seasoned ol'timer, "Building Beehives for Dummies" provides you with the information you need to plan and succeed at building beehives (and other cool accessories). You'll discover what type of hive to build, hints on how to maintain your equipment, what bees need to stay happy and healthy, where to locate your hive, and much more.Covers "bee space," the critical technical measurement within a beehive that's crucial for easy inspection of your coloniesOffers guidance on keeping both urban and suburban neighbors happy, getting proper permissions, and understanding regional laws and regulationsProvides creative ideas for dressing up hives for fun and profit

In today's world of self-sufficiency, back-to-basics and sustainability, building beehives is a fun hobby that both you and your bees will appreciate and benefit from.

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Number of Pages: 268
Original Languages: English
Author: Blackiston, Howland
Series Title: For Dummies
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
ISBN-13: 9781118312940
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 8.00 x 10.00 x 1.00 Inches
ISBN-10: 1118312945
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Provide a good layout and descriptive guide to building your own bee hives. Also has a variety of hive types. Great way to save some costs and interesting as well.

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This book seem to make it really easy to create your own beehives.

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