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  Topic: Insulating the Roof of a Top Bar Hive.
buffalobob

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PostForum: Beginners start here   Posted: Thu Apr 10, 2014 11:54 pm   Subject: Insulating the Roof of a Top Bar Hive.
I have a small top bar hive, 21 bars, about 36" long. There were combs on all the bars so I left them all in for the winter. I put 3/4" pink foam insulation on the bottom. Then I wrappe ...
  Topic: I've got honey, now what? Help
buffalobob

Replies: 13
Views: 18281

PostForum: Beginners start here   Posted: Mon Apr 07, 2014 7:11 pm   Subject: I've got honey, now what? Help
Thanks for the great response Barb.

I do not want to rearrange the bars, I just thought that by removing the rearmost bars with brood cells and honey and replacing those with new bars the bees mi ...
  Topic: I've got honey, now what? Help
buffalobob

Replies: 13
Views: 18281

PostForum: Beginners start here   Posted: Mon Apr 07, 2014 3:32 pm   Subject: I've got honey, now what? Help
I pulled the last 3 bars in the hive yesterday, honeycomb only, all about 1/2 to 2/3 full. The hive is only 17 bars and those are the only bars with honey only. The rest have some honey on the top o ...
  Topic: My first selfmade TBBH
buffalobob

Replies: 26
Views: 51152

PostForum: Horizontal top bar hives   Posted: Sun Apr 06, 2014 7:28 pm   Subject: My first selfmade TBBH
As soon as I figure out how to post photos I will. Took several of the hives I built today of that detail. Hopefully within the next couple of days.Thanks for the interest.
  Topic: I've got honey, now what? Help
buffalobob

Replies: 13
Views: 18281

PostForum: Beginners start here   Posted: Sun Apr 06, 2014 6:18 pm   Subject: I've got honey, now what? Help
I have gone thru quite a few of the post and have not seen this topic. Pardon me if it is covered but I want to get this work done by this evening. I have a top bar hive, put in last year. 36" ...
  Topic: My first selfmade TBBH
buffalobob

Replies: 26
Views: 51152

PostForum: Horizontal top bar hives   Posted: Sun Apr 06, 2014 1:29 pm   Subject: My first selfmade TBBH
Very nice hive Nurse Bee. I'm not an expert. Last year was my first foray into beekeeping. I built a 3 ft. long TBH with a fixed bottom, an entrance on 1 end. The bottom bd. extends past the hive ...
  Topic: Sugar dusting with a solid bottom
buffalobob

Replies: 6
Views: 12158

PostForum: Horizontal top bar hives   Posted: Fri Apr 04, 2014 8:01 pm   Subject: Sugar dusting with a solid bottom
The hive I built last year has a solid bottom with a landing area for the bees. As of last fall I had no mites. So this year I built 2 of the hives from the plan here with a screened bottom for a la ...
  Topic: Making my TBH roof frame
buffalobob

Replies: 5
Views: 8364

PostForum: Horizontal top bar hives   Posted: Fri Apr 04, 2014 7:48 pm   Subject: Making my TBH roof frame
I just finished building 2 hives from the plan available on this site. I noticed on the cut list that the width dimension for the roof seemed way to big. The ends of the hive are 18 inches wide so I ...
  Topic: HTBH made with CNC router
buffalobob

Replies: 8
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PostForum: Horizontal top bar hives   Posted: Fri Apr 04, 2014 7:39 pm   Subject: HTBH made with CNC router
I'm new to the board and am moving around the forum to get acquainted. Saw this post and watched the video. Very cool indeed. Now to the reason I am posting here. At least here in the united State ...
  Topic: Observation Window for a Beginner
buffalobob

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PostForum: Horizontal top bar hives   Posted: Fri Apr 04, 2014 4:46 pm   Subject: viewing window
I am a new beekeeper. Built a TBH from plans I purchased. The wall with the viewing window I built from 1 x 4 the same way you would build a pic. frame or the stiles and rails for a door. I used a r ...
 
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