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Hive stand and Tube Varroa floor from Skip waste

just thought i would post my designs for a hive stand with flight board having just made it from a few items found in a skip, a few screw and glue

The flight board pull off, so the runners the flight board site on can be used as a frame Holder

Ok its rough, i not a joiner but for a single hive, they work, and make holding frames easy

also i will post my varroa tube floor
 
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Its perfect loving the skip diving can not resist that myself the things you can fined
 

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and Tube Varroa Floor from Skip

And, also just made this out of an old Mahongany Warbrobe and 32 internal 35mm external plastic tube (tube €3 not from a skip), High temp marly tube

It a version of the Happykeeper floor sold by Thornes, but 11 tubes ( so eleven frames not there cramped style)

and its the warm way round, much prefer the warm way

I,m going to compare Varroa drop and Bee Health next year with a standard OMF'


11x35mm plus 3mmx12 gaps =421mm with 19nn sides gives 459mm ( well 460)
 
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With you on that Pete. I would have pulled that old Skoda out of Victor Meldrews skip in one foot in the grave!!:cheers2:
 

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excellent stuff - herewith one bantam house made from ply offcuts, "remnants" of canvas, boot sale paint, local market stained glass window, and old wire mesh "animal cage"



-with home-brewed Warre in the background.............
 

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A stained glass hen house :cheers2:
 

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excellent stuff - herewith one bantam house made from ply offcuts, "remnants" of canvas, boot sale paint, local market stained glass window, and old wire mesh "animal cage"

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looking at the colour you have painted your bantam house ,have you every done a luscher Colour Test ....it relates colour preference to personality type:laughing-smiley-014
 

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Colour chosen for an amalgam of reasons - firstly from a "style" aspect, it's a very "20's/30's" colour that goes with the stained glass from the period - paint found at boot sale dark green and big pot of white - green too dark (would be too hot in summer), white too "glaring" in summer - mix the two - perfect!
Nearly forgot - roof insulation using polystyrene sheets from solar panel packaging:)
Love to see what your California psychobabbling thingummyjiggler does for "omlette and "Haus" owners..........:svengo:
 

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