Complete Plans for Vertical Top Bar Beehive
Do It Yourself!
Here are 52 pages of clear, concise instructions on how to build your own Top Bar Vertical Beehive.
More than 60 illustrations and photographs show you exactly, down to the smallest detail how to construct a four-tier beehive with 8 top bars and a window in each super. Plan includes a screened bottom with a removable mite inspection board.
The unique 1-piece top is filled with a layer of wheat straw for insulation that is protected from moisture by the curved crown. The design allows air to filter slowly up through and out the top. The result is an environment that the bees will find easy to regulate.
This plan was used to build the hives shown in the cover picture at right.
Moderately skilled woodworkers will find this plan easy to follow. Most of the cuts can be made with a table saw and a band saw. No expensive hardware needed
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