FatBeeMan Frame building and installing wax foundation

FatBeeMan shows how to assemble frames using homemade wax foundation and securing the foundation using fishing line instead of wire. And the reason for doing so…

 

I’m actually going to try this. Don’t have an embossing machine… the bees will draw out on the blank wax.

…DOUG
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FatBeeMan making wax foundation on the cheap.

FatBeeMan making wax foundation on the cheap, except for the wax mill (embossing machine). FBM shows you step by step how to create the foundation using a turkey roaster and a tub of warm water. FBM also seels the wax mill but be prepared for sticker shock!

…DOUG
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FatBeeMan shows how to use a vaporizer with Oxalic acid

FatBeeMan shows how to use a vaporizer with Oxalic acid to treat for Varroa mites. Although Oxalic acid is harmless to the honey bee, keep in mind you do need to use protective gear when doing this treatment. The vapor is highly harmful to your eyes, nose, and lungs, and exposes the beekeeper to significant risk of serious injury.

…DOUG
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