8 Frame Beekeeping Equipment

Migratory Lids – Part 2

2017-01-02T06:50:07-05:00

Building about 250+ migratory lids a year Migratory lids are used by beekeepers that place colonies on custom hive pallets.  The overhang at the front and back of the hive keeps the migratory lid from shifting on the hive while eliminating the side to side gap between hives that would be created with a traditional [...]

Building Hive Boxes

2017-01-02T06:50:07-05:00

Building Hive Boxes - about 1,000+ a year We have a season for building hive boxes at Spiral Horn Apiary that runs from September through February.  Alignment jigs and other methods available for single person assembly work, but two people can make this process fly!  So grab a friend and hand them a glue brush [...]

Wiring Frame Detail Views

2015-12-12T16:24:01-05:00

Wiring Frame Detail Views - Where the skill resides We have a season for wiring frames at Spiral Horn Apiary that runs from September through February.  We build frames the old fashion way using wood components and wiring frames to support wax foundation.  Why??  Because that frame style works the best in our environment.  This [...]