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Hive Types and Frames

Commercial Bee Hive Frame Bottom Bars

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.   B.S. Commercial Bee Hive Frame Bottom Bars Tolerances are + 0.1 mm?? Material… Most softwoods are suitable. Like all …

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Bee Hive Design Parameters

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.   Bee Hive Design Parameters The design of bee hives is not a matter of aesthetics or prettiness, but is …

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Bottom Bars

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.   British Standard Bee Hive Frame Bottom Bars Tolerances are + 0.1 mm Material… Most softwoods are suitable. Standard Bottom …

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British Standard Bee Hive Frame Dimensions- National

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.   British Standard Bee Hive Frame Dimensions British Standard Deep Frame Dimensions These are the external dimensions of the British …

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British Standard Beehive and Frame types

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.   British Standard Beehive and Frame types The “National” hive is the accepted standard in the UK and suits native …

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British Standard Frame & Frame Part Designations

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.   British Standard Frame & Frame Part Designations This list covers most possibilities. The 14″ x 12″ ‘Extra deep’ or …

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British Standard Smith Bee Hive Frames and Parts

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.   British Standard Smith Bee Hive Frames and Parts The main difference between Smith frames and ordinary B.S. frames is …

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Commercial Frame

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.   British Standard Commercial Bee Hive Frame Dimensions The basic Commercial frames are derived from the ‘National Major’ design of …

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Commercial Side Bars

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.   B.S. Commercial Bee Hive Frame Sides Wiring Holes are 1.5 mm Dia.?? Tolerances are + 0.1 mm?? Material… Most …

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Commercial Top Bars

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.   British Standard Commercial bee hive frame Top bars Tolerances are + 0.1 mm?? Material… Most softwoods are suitable. Third …

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Dadant Hive

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. Dadant Bee Hive A very old Dadant style hive     This type of bee hive has many common features …

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Hanging Section Frame Conventional Type, for National Beehives

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.   Hanging Section Frame Conventional Type, for National Beehives This is a traditional British standard type that takes three standard …

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Langstroth

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 Langstroth Bee Hive Langstroth equipment accounts for about 75% of worldwide beekeeping kit, however within that term ‘Langstroth standard’ …

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National Top Bars

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.   British Standard Bee Hive Frame Top bars Tolerances are + 0.1 mm Material… Most softwoods are suitable, but the …

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Neighbour Hive

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.   Neighbour’s Bee Hive, a historic type Alfred Neighbour was a beekeeping entrepreneur who lived in the 1800s, he had …

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Poly Hives sizes and vendors.

Lyson of Poland aka as Abelo on Ebay National and Langstroth   Swienty of Denmark: National and Langstroth   Paynes: National   Modern Beekeeping:  Langstroth and National   Beehive Supplies.  www.beehivesupplies.co.uk   It pays of course to shop around and of the above I have hand on experience with Paynes, Lyson and Swienty. The paynes …

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Ventilation of Beehives, Includes Airflow in Beehives.

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.   Bees are capable of fanning their wings to cause a draught, or movement of air, for cooling the hive …

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WBC Bee Hive

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.   WBC Bee Hive WBC Hive in Ceder William Braughton Carr was the ‘inventor’ of this hive which these days …

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Long Deep Bee Hive, and it’s variants

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 first long hive that I came across was the one designed by Commander Tredwell… I have some details …

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