Evansville, IN (PressExposure) May 03, 2012 -- The Western red cedar beehives from Legacy Apiaries are handmade Langstroth hives, which are opened-top cedar beehives with moveable frames, some of the most popular types of hives in the United States. Making use of intricate techniques and skills, such as rabbet and dado cuts, Legacy Apiaries is able to offer you one of a kind beehives for sale, at very affordable prices. Moreover, with a vested concern in regard to the environment, Legacy Apiaries uses the best wood and the most professional construction techniques in order to build beekeeping equipment that can last for decades, therefore reducing the overall consumption of wood. Legacy Apiaries uses wood that is carefully packaged and shipped from Canada, being further cautiously managed into the storage building, so that it would be in perfect condition for the hives construction. So, be part of the environment conscious beekeepers and go for the Legacy Apiaries Western red cedar beehives!
Legacy Apiaries has chosen red cedar as the wood for hive construction after long consideration on the advantages and disadvantages of all potential types of woods. Having strong knowledge of beekeeping, the founders of Legacy Apiaries, Dru Perry and Ryan Kilinski, have reached the conclusion that the best and healthiest environment for bees is untreated wood, a housing that will also have a positive impact on the environment. Red cedar can easily be left untreated, as it has a high resistance to decay, rot or warp. Furthermore, Legacy Apiaries uses stainless steel fasteners on all beekeeping equipment in order to keep them from corroding and staining the hive, as well as premium aluminum sheet metal for the top covers so that the hives would be protected from the elements and the tops would be prevented from rusting. Because Legacy Apiaries makes use of beautiful, yet strong rabbet joints, together with the stainless steel fasteners, almost no glue is used in the construction of the beehives for sale.
Legacy Apiaries is committed to building and constructing superior quality beehives for all types of beekeepers, out of the finest Western red cedar available, striving to support the production of the utmost organic, fresh and unprocessed honey and other hive products. To that extent, Legacy Apiaries is trying to educate individuals in the apiculture community in regard to the issues surrounding a healthy environment for the bees and the production of natural honey, without the use of chemicals, artificial insemination, sugar water feeding and other such practices by creating top quality hives that can be frequently and easily opened for inspection.
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