Building Beehives For Dummies

Building Beehives For Dummies

by Howland Blackiston
     
 

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Learn to:

  • Choose the best beehive for your needs

  • Gather the necessary tools and materials

  • Sharpen your carpentry skills

  • Plan and assemble your own beehives and beekeeping equipment

Want to build your own beehives and beekeeping equipment? Easy.

Whether you're a new beekeeper or a seasoned ol'

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Overview

Learn to:

  • Choose the best beehive for your needs

  • Gather the necessary tools and materials

  • Sharpen your carpentry skills

  • Plan and assemble your own beehives and beekeeping equipment

Want to build your own beehives and beekeeping equipment? Easy.

Whether you're a new beekeeper or a seasoned ol' timer, Building Beehives For Dummies provides you with the information you need to successfully plan and build 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, whereto locate your hive, and much more.

  • Hear the buzz — find the 4-1-1 on what honeybees need in a hive, break down the components of a typical hive, and choose a great hive location

  • Bee in the know about hives — discover reasons why you should build a hive instead of buying one, and select the best hive for your needs

  • Get sweet on building your beehive — get detailed materials and cut lists plus step-by-step illustrated instructions for assembling popular beehives and beekeeping accessories

Open the book and find:

  • The anatomy of a beehive

  • Legal and locale considerations for your hive

  • The tools and materials you need to build the projects in this book

  • The scoop on basic carpentry skills

  • Detailed plans for six of the world's most popular hives plus seven terrific beekeeping accessories

  • Tips for extending the life of your equipment

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118312940
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/04/2013
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
235,581
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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