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Fencing Pliers

This page is credited in full to Dave Cushman who created it. His voice is expressed in black colour text and any additions or comments in blue belong to myself. Credit: Dave Cushman’s website. PH.   Fencing Pliers Combination Fencing Pliers?? ?Beekeepers require to maintain fences on some occasions, this combination tool is easily carried …

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Foundation Hole maker

This page is credited in full to Dave Cushman who created it. His voice is expressed in black colour text and any additions or comments in blue belong to myself. Credit: Dave Cushman’s website. PH.   Apple Corer for making holes in foundation An apple corer is a domestic kitchen tool that can be modified …

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Frame Groove Cleaning Tool

This page is credited in full to Dave Cushman who created it. His voice is expressed in black colour text and any additions or comments in blue belong to myself. Credit: Dave Cushman’s website. PH.   Frame Groove Cleaning Tool for cleaning wax and propolis from frame grooves Drawing of Groove Cleaning Tool. This version …

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Hive Scraper

This page is credited in full to Dave Cushman who created it. His voice is expressed in black colour text and any additions or comments in blue belong to myself. Credit: Dave Cushman’s website. PH.   Tungsten Carbide Hive Scraper Originally part of the decorator’s or carpenter’s toolkit… This item lends itself to the beekeeper’s …

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Spur Embedding Tool

  This page is credited in full to Dave Cushman who created it. His voice is expressed in black colour text and any additions or comments in blue belong to myself. Credit: Dave Cushman’s website. PH. This version is often attributed to a man called “Wioblett”. It can be used heated, in boiling water or …

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Uncapping Fork

This page is credited in full to Dave Cushman who created it. His voice is expressed in black colour text and any additions or comments in blue belong to myself. Credit: Dave Cushman’s website. PH.   The Uncapping Fork Uncapping Fork, picture from Thorne’s As it’s name suggests it is a tool that was originally …

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Wiring Board and wire spool

When wiring frames a wiring board is a very useful aid. Mine was made from some scrap flooring material and is routed to take, National, Langstroth and of course Smith both Brood and super frames.  In use the wire spool is located to the right as I am handed that way, and the board and …

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Wiring for Unframed Foundation

This page is credited in full to Dave Cushman who created it. His voice is expressed in black colour text and any additions or comments in blue belong to myself. Credit: Dave Cushman’s website. PH.   Wiring Bee Hive Frames for Unwired Foundation Some Beekeepers do not use wire reinforced foundation, but instead use unwired …

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