Natural Beekeeping

Top Bar ApiRevolution has begun! Lets make some inexpensive Top Bar Hives and let them be pesticide free on their own natural comb! Che Guebee is a rebel bee fighting for the survival of the Biodiversity we all depend on and which is seriously endangered by deforestation and mono-crop agriculture! What kind of teaching have you got if you exclude nature?

Thursday, October 9, 2014

DIY inexpensive two frame honey extractor and wax strips as comb guides

Another reason for me deciding to go with shallow frames in the supers is the DIY 2 frame honey extractor which cost almost nothing to build;

I have cut grooves into the top bars of the frames to be able to insert wax strips which will act as comb guides. I will use this technique to make the starter strips


  1. Thanks for the instruction! I made one for $5.00 US. I already had the barrel.

    1. You are welcome Karla. I will have to buy a barrel but I think I will buy a honey barrel with the tap