Projects

Skep – Sisal Rope

The Dictionary describes a Skep as “A straw or wicker beehive”. Quote from Wikipedia “Skeps, baskets placed open-end-down, have been used to house bees for some 2000 years. Initially they were made from wicker plastered with mud and dung but from the

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Octagonal Hive V3

This article follows the progress of this box from 2017 to the current date… I’ve started on some new Octagonal Boxes. I’ll add more to this as I progress. The base layer and middle layer are 2.6L volume each. The

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The Outhouse

Just for a laugh i made something a little different, The Outhouse – Dunny Box! This box should provide quite a sturdy and solid home for native bees, something you could use as a feature in the garden and doesn’t

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OATH Construction Plans

Native Stingless Bee Box – Original Australian Trigona Hive – OATH Updated: 26 July 2020 Note: Before you make a Native Bee Box read this article – New To Native Bees? Important – These plans are intended for people that

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South American Inspired

This is my interpretation of a South American / Brazilian design for a native hive. Specs: Timber: Cypress Timber Thickness: 25mm + 25mm Design: ? Internal Volume: 4.5 litres Brood Supports: Acrylic Separator Plates: Acrylic Grab some mill sawn timber… Plane

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