Save time and money by building your own beekeeping equipment. Tony Pisano provides step-by-step illustrated instructions showing you how to build hive bodies, supers, covers, stands, frames, swarm catchers, feeders, and more using basic hand tools and easy-to-find materials. Learn to craft equipment that is tailored to your particular climate and setup. Full of insightful tips and covering a variety of hive types, Pisano includes all the basic infrastructure you need to keep your bees happy and active — and your pantry full of honey.
Tony Pisano runs his own business producing and selling honey, as well as soap, candles, lip balm, and hand salves from his own beeswax. He lives in North Adams, Massachusetts.