How do you make the handles on hive bodies?

Discussion in 'General Beekeeping' started by queen_bee09, Jan 29, 2011.

  1. queen_bee09

    queen_bee09 New Member

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    My husband and I are stumped as to how to make the handles on hive bodies like they do at commercial suppliers. He's tried the router, table saw and a few other ways. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
     
  2. riverrat

    riverrat New Member

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    they use a special ground form wheel cutter with a large radius on one side. I would put tapered cleats on the box so the rain will run off the top or use a table saw to cut a brip in the side.
     

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    Iddee New Member

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    iddee that is good information same exact principle as a radiused cutter I wonder what the price is for the carbide cutting head