Rebated Cypress OATH

Specs: Timber: Cypress Timber Thickness: 35mm Design: Rebated OATH with Super – 280mm x 200mm. Galvanised screws fitted internally so they are not seen from the outside. Internal Volume: 6.8 litres Brood Supports: Cypress Separator Plate: Clear Acrylic Coating: Oil Rebated joints – adds some extra strength to box construction. …

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Log Cabins V2

***Construction in progress… I’ve started on some new Log Cabin Bee Hives. These have more layers than the previous ones Using cypress at 35mm x 30mm. Putting the individual frames together… Below, all the individual frames are glued and each frame will need round edges routed out before the frames are …

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Red Mailbox Hive

I thought it might be interesting to make a box in the shape of an old red mailbox… Specs: Timber: Cypress Timber Thickness: 35mm Design: OATH with Super – 280mm x 200mm Internal Volume: 6 litres Brood Supports: Cypress Separator Plate: Clear Acrylic Below, all the pieces needed for the boxes… …

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OATH Painted – 35mm Cypress

These are standard OATHs using my basic OATH Construction Plans Specs: Timber: Cypress Timber Thickness: 35mm Design: OATH with Super – 280mm x 200mm Internal Volume: 7 litres Brood Supports: Cypress Separator Plate: Clear Acrylic Coating: Exterior Paint Screws are counter-sunk and filled over so when painted they are not seen The …

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Rebated & Pegged Join

A standard sized OATH, with a rebated join for the frames and pegged together. No screws or nails used. 35mm Cypress Rebated Joins Pegged Clear Coat Finish Routed Edges Below – Another Pegged box with a Butt Joint This is a normal size OATH using Cypress timber and Dowl to …

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Landing Pad

Landing pads aren’t really necessary as bees can access and enter the hive without the need for it, though it doesn’t hurt to have one as it can catch the bees if they crash land and fall, and they can be a little… out of control sometimes…

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