Nifty Handbook Makes Beehives Building Easier for Home Beekeepers

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“Build Your Own Beehives” is both a beehive specification manual and a step-by-step procedural guide for the construction of a beehive

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DUBLIN, Va. – (August 13, 2012) – Since man’s venture with the beehives in the 1800s, beekeeping industry has developed by leaps and bounds. Now, in many countries, home beekeeping has been considered one of the rewarding and profitable enterprises for many individuals. Aimed at providing home beekeepers, or those interested in becoming beekeepers, with clear, complete and detailed plans for building beehives, Build Your Own Beehives by author Joseph L. Cochran presents a specific and procedural method of making the beehive—easier, economical and faster.

Presented in a logical and consistent manner, this book provides readers with a complete understanding of the design and building of the beehive. It is designed for the home craftsman, with a fundamental knowledge of geometric figures, to build quality hives. Each chapter briefs the readers about the purposes and functional intent of beehive part to be made. The book will take them to the actual task of creating the hive—from sawing to hammering, from layout to assembly, and to finish. Plans and explanations for the assembly of hives in this book have been arranged so that each hive component may be studied in detail without the readers having to constantly refer to other sections. Isometric drawing and other graphic depictions of the beehive are included to illustrate the entire project.

Insightful, practical and very useful for beekeepers and would-be beekeepers, Build Your Own Beehives makes it easier for everyone to understand the technical jargons often associated with this type of book. Beehive making will now be trouble free; home beekeeping will now be more exciting and handy.

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Build Your Own Beehives * by Joseph L. Cochran
Publication Date: October 13, 2010
Trade Paperback; $19.99; 140 pages; 978-1-4535-8546-7
eBook; $9.99; 978-1-4535-8547-4

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