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Top Bar Beehive

Top Bar Beehive

This is my first attempt at building a top bar beehive. I'm quite pleased with this and will probably build a few more ready to house swarms that I can catch in spring. For information on top bar beekeeping please visit or if you want to go direct to the download page for the plans to build this hiv...

First Top Bar Hive - 001 - Construction

First Top Bar Hive - 001 - Construction

I'm in Houston, TX and wanted to get some bees for my garden. After some reading I decided a TBH would probably be the cheapest and easiest, not to mention most natural way to go. I will coat the tongue on the bars with beeswax. I ordered my bees from BeeWeaver Apiaries in Austin, Texas. They boast ...

Top Bar Hive Update 29 December 2013 Action Plan For A Queenless Hive

Top Bar Hive Update 29 December 2013 Action Plan For A Queenless Hive

I have a plan to requeen my Top Bar Hive. With a laying worker in there it is not as simple as just putting a new queen in there. I do have a plan though which should see a new queen in the hive in about 2-3 weks :)Follow us on facebook at Music in this video intro is from...

How To Build A Top Bar Bee Hive .. Diy Plans From Biobees.com -part 1

How To Build A Top Bar Bee Hive .. Diy Plans From Biobees.com -part 1

This is first part of a 2 part series in making a top bar hive from free plans you can download from. For more complete information check tbh ktbh kenya top bar hive how to make a top bar hive do it yourself plans top bar hive plans...

How To Build A Top Bar Beehive, Free Plans On Website

How To Build A Top Bar Beehive, Free Plans On Website

Facebook: Website: Instagram: Ebay Store: Here's a how to video on building a new top bar beehive using thermally treated poplar. Complete plans, cut lists and materials can be found on my website so you can build along with me. Here's the link to the plans...

High Speed Summary Of Life Inside The Beehive / Snabbspolning Genom Livet I Bisamhället

High Speed Summary Of Life Inside The Beehive / Snabbspolning Genom Livet I Bisamhället

A compilation of three summer months from inside the beehive. From colonisation of the empty hive to the days following the swarm (that probably reduced the colony to less than half the number)...

Bee Hive:  Kenyan Top Bar Hive

Bee Hive: Kenyan Top Bar Hive

The Kenyan Top Bar Hive:Top Bar Hive Beekeeping is for people that like to make highly useful things with little money. A Top Bar Hive can be homemade out of whatever junk you have lying around or can find and bring home. It can afford you a great way to be creative.keywords: bee hive, top bar beeke...

Modular Top Bar Bee Hive And Bee Swarm Traps In One

Modular Top Bar Bee Hive And Bee Swarm Traps In One

After making a standard Top bar bee hive out of scrap lumber I needed some bee traps to capture a swarm. I've seen many different types of traps but everything was designed to simply capture a swarm for transfer to another hive of some sort. One guy mentioned building a trap that could be left with ...

Top Bar Hive Basics

Top Bar Hive Basics

These are the basics everyone should know when thinking about Top Bar Beekeeping. It covers the basic ideas developed by Wyatt A. Magnum PhD. Wyatt is the author of Top-Bar Hive Beekeeping: Wisdom & Pleasure, a must read for every new Top Bar Beekeeper...

First Top Bar Hive...hives! - 019 - Queenless Split

First Top Bar Hive...hives! - 019 - Queenless Split

My TBH was booming, and rather than just wait until next spring to try a split, I'm trying my hand at it this summer. I think it is still early enough that there is enough forage for them to be successful. I took the advice of Bush_84 on the Beesource Forums on how to make my split. Only difference ...

Making A Split During Spring Hive Inspection

Making A Split During Spring Hive Inspection

Early Spring inspection after heavy rains, flowers starting to bloom and the potential for a swarm to emit has arrived. So we're going to inspect the hive for swarm cells and make a split with the swarm cell we find.Along the way, I find a swarm cell, but decide to use it to make a split. This style...

How To Make A Topbar Beehive

How To Make A Topbar Beehive

This is a video that shows the basics of how I make my Topbar beehives. This is not how I make all of them. If you have any suggestions on how to improve I'd love to hear it. Thanks...

How To Build A Top Bar Hive Using Straw And Cow Dung - Narration By Phil Chandler

How To Build A Top Bar Hive Using Straw And Cow Dung - Narration By Phil Chandler

How to build a Top Bar Hive using Straw and Cow Dung - narration by Phil ChandlerFor more information about top bar hives and international natural beekeeping Video by Jan Michael - rucher cole Villa le Bosquet, France...

How To Make A Top Bar Hive.

How To Make A Top Bar Hive.

I am making a top bar beehive to include bees as part of my garden. In this video I show you pretty much step by step how I made this top bar beehive.Parts listSides 2x 1100mmx300mmEnds 2x 450mmx300mmFollower board 2x 380mm across the top 130mm across the bottom 280mm deepWinter floor 1x 1100mmx180m...

Building Your Top Bar Hive - Learning Beekeeping

Building Your Top Bar Hive - Learning Beekeeping

Enjoyed the vid? Tip LiteCoin to LbprQsQt15HqdcAiLn2Szrbhkahp6gsX68 Join us on Facebook! There are many plans for Top Bar Hives. The vast majority are overkill. Come back to simplicity and see how these hives were designed to be made. For the Dimensions go to...

Top Bar Hive Update 5th March 2014

Top Bar Hive Update 5th March 2014

It was good day to have a look at the Top Bar Hive and see whether the queen stayed in the right side of the hive after shaking her off the frames. I have a feeling she didnt really listen when I went through the plan with her.Follow us on facebook at Music in this video intro is from...

How To Build A Top Bar Beehive Part 2, Free Plans On My Site

How To Build A Top Bar Beehive Part 2, Free Plans On My Site

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How To Install A Package Of Bees In A Top Bar Hive (tbh/ktbh)

How To Install A Package Of Bees In A Top Bar Hive (tbh/ktbh)

I show you one method of installing bees in a kenya top bar hive. check out for top bar hive plans and how to information galore...

Bee Keeping: How To Make A Top Bar Bee Hive

Bee Keeping: How To Make A Top Bar Bee Hive

So we got the garden going and now the orchard is finally in. How do we ensure a great harvest and still continue with adding to our preps? Bee's is how we do it. The cost of conventional bee hives seem outrageous to me so were making our own. Top Bar Bee Hives. I hope you come along as we discover ...

Bluebird Houses And Top Bar Hives

Bluebird Houses And Top Bar Hives

Video about the top bar hives and bluebird houses I is the link to David Wright's "How to Build Top Bar Hives Series":Here are two links on how to build a bluebird house...

Making Top Bars

Making Top Bars

This is how I made the top bars for my top bar hive. I choose to mill my bars to come to a point and cut to fit inside the walls of the hive. It was a good bit of work, especially when I got to the sanding. The actual hive is yet to come...

How To Assemble A Gold Star Top Bar Hive - Christy Hemenway

How To Assemble A Gold Star Top Bar Hive - Christy Hemenway

Filmed in Denver, Colorado, Christy demonstrates the building of one of her Gold Star top bar hives, with help from Alan Brown and Phil Chandler. Gold Star Top Bar Hives are available from and plans are downloadable from...

How To Build A Top Bar Beehive From Start To Finish By Jon Peters

How To Build A Top Bar Beehive From Start To Finish By Jon Peters

Learn to build a top bar beehive from start to finish Philip Chandler video on the bee feeder This is a project I've always wanted to do and it was a blast to make. Beekeeping is becoming more and more popular and my goal is to eventually use the beeswax for some of my encaustic art projects...

Working A Top Bar Hive

Working A Top Bar Hive

When I first started researching beekeeping, I was drawn to top bar hives. They are easily built out of salvaged material, don't require lifting of heavy honey supers, and you get more wax. However, in experimenting with both traditional box hives and top bar hives this year I am having some problem...

How To Make A Bee Hive

How To Make A Bee Hive

The Craftsman Experience welcomes Eric Michalsen and Nathan Sellers of Primitive Skills Chicago to teach how to build a top-bar beehive. They talk about the ins and outs of their hive in addition to rules and regulations associated with owning one. Afterwards an amateur beekeeper of the Chicago Park...

Top Bar Hive Update 6th October 2014 - Things Dont Always Go To Plan

Top Bar Hive Update 6th October 2014 - Things Dont Always Go To Plan

It is time to check the Top Bar Hive to make sure that they are keeping things tidy.Plans done always turn out the way you want them to though.Follow us on facebook at Music in this video intro is from...

Winterizing A Kenyan Top Bar Hive

Winterizing A Kenyan Top Bar Hive

First year beekeeper in upstate NY discussing plans to winterize a Kenyan Top Bar Hive to get through its first blog: My Instagram: or @bad_ass_beesMy Facebook: Mentioned: Phil Chandler's eco floor Mentioned: Christy Hemenway & Gold Star Honey Bees on winterizing a Kenyan Top Bar Hive...

Vr To 1952jeep Building A Top Bar Hive

Vr To 1952jeep Building A Top Bar Hive

Getting ready for bees...

Making A Top Bar Hive (tbh)

Making A Top Bar Hive (tbh)

My steps/progress of my TBH...

Beekeeping For Beginners Pt1

Beekeeping For Beginners Pt1

Building a top bar bee have is a simple DIY project almost anyone can do for under $50. I'm excited about bee keeping. Not only will the bees help to pollinate our orchard and garden they will be very fun to watch and learn from. In part one I'll cover how to build the main box. Part two will cover ...

How to Build a Top Bar Beehive, Free Plans On Website - YouTube by Jon Peters Art & Home...

FREE Beehive plans: Fully illustrated, step-by-step guide to building a top bar hive, using simple tools and only basic woodworking skills...

Backyard beehive...

Top Bar Hive Plans – David Bench | The Wasatch Beekeepers Association...

Top Bar Hive Plans – David Bench | The Wasatch Beekeepers Association...

Top Bar Hive Plans from Les Crowder | www.fortheloveofb. #beekeeping...

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Top Bar Bee Hive Plans - i want one with a window. for my birthday...

How to Make a Home Made Bee Hive Permaculture Research Institute - Permaculture Forums, Courses, Information News...

I'm going to be building a few of these this spring. We have a honey bee colony living in the side of our house. I'm hoping to catch them when they swarm and collect some free honey...

Beesource Beekeeping Top Bar Hive Construction - Dennis Murrell...

This is the Golden Mean BackYard Hive. It is a top bar hive and is a more natural way to keep bees...

A great introduction to top bar beekeeping, along with a resource for getting a nice hive plan...

Honey Bee Hives. Mr.Lantz makes this type. The bees make a 'rainbow'(?) Comb. it's interesting! Someday. :)...

Open source beekeeping - free plans to build your own top bar hive...

Diagram and Plans for a Top-Bar Hive...

Backyard Hive- website on backyard bee keeping...

Free book download of several pages, based on top bar hives also offers a free top bar hive plan...

Pros and Cons of Top Bar Hives...

Painted Hive: Marsha Mason has a gorgeous, organic farm next to the Rio Chama. She makes all kinds of organic herbal products and sells them online. She also opens up her home once a year during the Abiquiu Farm Tour. In addition to her beautiful gardens, she also keeps bees...

An Introduction to the Top Bar Hive Top Bar hive vs. Langstroth comparisons...

Bee herding tool top bar hive...

Sparky Bee Girl And Her Top Bar Hives

Beekeeping For Beginners Pt1

Sparky bee girl and link to top bar hive plans with cut sheet to make four hives from two 4x8 boards...

Plans for a top bar hive...

Homemade top-bar hive. Cute, but you couldn't harvest the honey without destroying the queen and eggs...

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