Treasure Chest Hive – based on similar specs as the OATH – 280mm x 200mm, with a curved shape Honey Super. It’s something that you might have as a conversation piece in your outdoor entertaining area.
- Timber: Cypress
- Timber Thickness: 35mm
- Design: Treasure Chest – OATH. Galvanised screws fitted internally so they’re not seen from the outside.
- Brood Supports: Cypress
- Separator Plate: Clear Acrylic
- Coating: Stained / Gloss Clear
Always starting with a big pile of timber. Machined down from 40mm rough sawn to 35mm to get a nice finish…
Putting the top together…
Below, I made the top section end caps, they fit nicely. (Honey Super)
Basic structure is finished. Routed a 45 degree edge on all corners.
I added some stain, gloss coat, chains and old style locks to the design
September 2016 – Transferring bees in to the bottom half of the Treasure Chest (lower hive)