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1 Winter Beekeeping Activities Equipment and Supplies You Can Build Yourself Dan OCallaghan

2 Why Build/Make it Yourself? Save $$$ Customize – My Way Experiment, what if… Recycle stuff Personal Satisfaction

3 What Can You Make/Build? Just about Anything! Woodenware – boxes, nucs, frames, covers Jigs to help you make/assemble equipment Specialized stuff- bee vac, wax melter, pollen traps, escape boards, queen rearing…. Extraction/Bottling equipment ???

4 Where to Find Ideas and Plans? http://www.beesource.com/build-it-yourself/ http://beehivejournal.blogspot.com/2009/01/build-it- yourself.html http://beehivejournal.blogspot.com/2009/01/build-it- yourself.html http://wasatchwarre.wordpress.com/diy-beehive- plans/ http://wasatchwarre.wordpress.com/diy-beehive- plans/ http://www.tc.umn.edu/~reute001/Plans.html http://cheapbeekeeping.wordpress.com/ http://www.honeyrunapiaries.com/beekeeping/plans/ YouTube, Google, Bing, Yahoo, Dogpile…

5 Jigs Box Joint – Table Saw or Router Table Jig

6 Jigs Box Joint – Router Jig

7 Jigs Hand-Hold Jig (http://www.beesource.com/build-it-yourself/handhold-jig/)

8 Jigs Frame Assembly Jig (http://www.beesource.com/build-it-yourself/10-frame-assembly-jig/) NOTE: For Kelley slotted top bar frames, reduce length specified in plan by 3/8

9 Jigs Foundation wiring board (http://www.beesource.com/build-it-yourself/foundation-form-board/)

10 Woodenware Hive Boxes – Brood and Super (http://www.beesource.com/build-it-yourself/10-frame-langstroth-barry-birkey/)

11 Woodenware Bottom Boards http://www.tc.umn.edu/~reute001/Plans.html (http://www.beesource.com/build-it-yourself/ipm- screened-bottom-board/)

12 Woodenware Inner Covers http://www.tc.umn.edu/~reute001/Plans.html http://www.honeyrunapiaries.com/beekeeping/plans/

13 Woodenware Frames http://www.beesource.com/build-it-yourself/dadant-type-frames/ LOTS of milling and shaping required. Unless you have lots of time and really like a challenge, more cost effective to buy frames from the bee supply vendors.

14 Woodenware Nucleus Hives

15 Woodenware Top Bar Hives http://wasatchwarre.wordpress.com/diy-beehive-plans/

16 Woodenware Observation Hives http://www.beesource.com/build-it-yourself/3-frame-observation-hive-2/

17 Beekeeping Tools Solar Wax Melter http://www.beesource.com/build-it-yourself/solar-wax-melter/

18 Beekeeping Tools Bee Vac http://www.beesource.com/build-it-yourself/bee-vac/

19 Beekeeping Tools Extractor http://www.beesource.com/build-it-yourself/4-frame-honey-extractor-2/

20 Beekeeping Tools Uncapping tank http://www.beesource.com/build-it-yourself/honey-comb-uncapping-tank/

21 Beekeeping Tools Bottling Bucket – Food-Grade Bucket/Lid - $3 – Honey gate - $8

22 Beekeeping Tools Colony extraction frames Warming Box

23 Beekeeping Tools Honey House (…but thats a topic for another day)

24 …and LOTS More! The End (really just the beginning!) Dan OCallaghan


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