Queen marking colour for 2017 - YELLOW

Insert inner wall pieces into grooves in outer wall pieces.

For supers with a frame spacer saw cut, the cut should be at the top and nearest to the outside (see diagram).

Push locking bars into the rebates, bevelled bar at the bottom (see cross section).

Adjust the inner walls to be flush with the rebates in the locking bars (see cross section).

Nail through outer walls into inner walls as shown with 50mm (2”) nails.

Nail locking bars to outer walls as shown with 50mm nails.

Nail locking bars from inside using 35mm (1½) nails.

Check the box is square (diagonals are equal).

Attach the runners using brass escutcheon pins to give correct bee space.

A water proof glue can be used on joints if desired.

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