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10 frame medium super plans.
Free honey super construction plans sbe 0500 pdf 5pp.
For sides cut a smidgen over 19 7 8.
Measure 3 8 in from the inside edge and make a mark.
To do this you will need to cut a notch into the top of each super.
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Use a push stick to prevent.
Set the table saw arbor to 30 degrees and the fence 7 8 from the bottom of the saw blade.
1 x 12 clear pine.
Bees often opt to move up before using 2 frames on outside.
Note that the top finger is 5 8 not 3 4 and is trimmed to 3 8 long.
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Rabbet joints are an acceptable alternative.
Each super contains 10 frames.
For the 3 4 finger joints start your first cut 3 4 from the bottom.
For fronts and backs cut them a smidgen over 16 1 4.
Cut to exact size before assembling.
To add to the confusion a hive body is sometimes referred to as a brood chamber.
Beekeepers do it with their honey t shirt.
These frames need to rest so that they lie level and leaves enough room to add another bee box on top.
The plans presented in this article are for 10 frame medium hive bodies though tables on the cut list page provide dimensions for the other sizes.
Full 10 frame deep boxes are nearly too heavy to move by the average person alone.
A note on nomenclature.
16 1 4 x 6 5 8 x 3 4.
If starting a colony without combs you ll need triangular comb guides.
Measure 5 8 down from the inside edge and make a mark.
Start by cutting the boards to length.
1 x 12 clear pine.
The same box could be used at one time as a super and another as a hive body.
At this point cut box joints on all the board ends.
Make 10 top bars 5 16 x 1 x 19 1 8.
Full 10 frame medium boxes of honey are 15 lbs heavier than 8 frame box of honey.
Complete 10 frame medium super this assembled 10 frame beehive super kit saves you time and money while helping you prepare for the beekeeping season.
Lifting one box that is too heavy can easily injure a knee or back.
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Crosscut the wood to 16 3 8.
Medium super ten frame version quantity material dimensions notes.
The four sided boxes used in beekeeping the ones that hold the frames of wax comb are referred to as hive bodies or supers depending on how they are used.
If you plan to fasten comb to the top bar you are done.