Long Langstoth Hive being built

Long Hive boards
Long Hive boards

After arriving home, the boards are rough cut to approximate dimensions.

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Hardware
Hardware

Here is the hardware for the long hive - hinges, latches and chain parts.

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Long side
Long side

Here is one of the long sides prepared with the rabbet for the frame rest.

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Long hive box
Long hive box

The box as it is assembled.

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Front entrance
Front entrance

An eight inch opening is cut for an entrance in one of the short ends.

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Bottom
Bottom

The bottom is a series of boards screwed so they can move. We may tongue and groove them in the future to avoid gaps.

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Bottom attached
Bottom attached

The bottom is attached, with a landing board in front.

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porch roof supports
porch roof supports

These are the supports for the porch roof.

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Porch roof
Porch roof

The roof is now attached to the supports.

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