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Cathedral Top Bar Hive Progress

 
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beegraham
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PostPosted: Mon May 22, 2017 7:14 am    Post subject: Cathedral Top Bar Hive Progress Reply with quote

Embarassed Embarassed is the title of the emoticon an so it is with my four Cathedral TBh- Overcomplex construction and not as easy to handle as the straightforward flat top TBH. I have devised a way of transferring a small colony (Swarm) out of my Bait box TBH which is half size but same profile-- Using a couple of battens screwe temprarily along the bars the whole lot can be lifted out at once and placed into its destined home in one movement.
http://moggo-blog.blogspot.co.uk/
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PostPosted: Mon May 22, 2017 12:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Your cathedral hives are absolutely beautiful, so I don't understand the embarrassed emoticon. I just wish I had the time and woodworking skills to accomplish such a work of art. Of course the bees should take some credit too. It would not look nearly so amazing, without the beauty of that glorious comb.
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 01, 2017 6:16 pm    Post subject: Cathedral Top Bar Hive Progress Reply with quote

Better news of my four TbH in a secluded Apiary:
http://moggo-blog.blogspot.co.uk/2017/07/topbarhive-progress1stjuly.html
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