Long Langstoth Hive being built

Long Hive boards
Long Hive boards

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

Hardware
Hardware

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

Long side
Long side

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

Long hive box
Long hive box

The box as it is assembled.

Front entrance
Front entrance

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

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.

Bottom attached
Bottom attached

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

porch roof supports
porch roof supports

These are the supports for the porch roof.

Porch roof
Porch roof

The roof is now attached to the supports.