DIY Beehive In A Jar

This is a pretty clever method for making a mason jar beehive. Rather than the honey being produced by the bees inside a hive, the bees produce honey inside of each mason jar. Honey is one of natures treasures and the only way you can get honey is from the honey bee. Bees make their honey in honeycombs and honeycombs are a structure of hexagonal cells of wax, that are made by the bees to store their honey.

Once the little honey bee has made the honeycomb and filled it with honey, it is such a delicious treat that many consider it a delicacy. More and more studies are finding beneficial results from eating unpasteurized honey. If you have never chewed on a piece of honeycomb, oozing with honey do yourself a favour and the next opportunity you get, give it a taste.

In order to make this, youll need to prepare a few bargain materials that includes:

1 Piece of 2″ x 12″ x 6′ wood (cut 2 pieces for the sides to 22″)

1 Piece of 2″ x 12″ x 6′ wood (cut 2 pieces for the front and back to 18″)

1 Piece of 1″ x 1″ x 6′ wood (cut 2 pieces for the top frame left and right sides to 22″)

1 Piece of 1″ x 1″ x 6′ wood (cut 2 pieces for the top frame front and back to 18″)

1 Piece of thick plywood (cut to 16″ X 20″)

1 Bottom beehive kit (for the bees to enter and exit)

12 Big mouth quart sized jars (for honeycomb)

1 Box of wood screws (size 1″ screws)

1 Can of wood stain (use a dark wood stain of your choice)

And of course dont forget the bees! If you are intrigued by the beehive in a jar variation on the conventional beehive, be sure to have a look at the DIY video.

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