My bees enjoyed exploring it, looking for anything of value they could carry home honey, pollen, propolis. But I couldn't let the log stay intact. I wanted the comb, and I didn't want a new swarm deciding that would be a good place to live. So today the jigsaw came out.
The weather was just cool enough that only a few bees came by to see what I was up to.
Here's a little video of the log. (I also filmed the actual sawing. Wow, was that ever boring.)
Melting this stuff down will be another adventure, involving pantyhose, and pots from Goodwill.
You are one industrious lady! I will just stay home and eat popcorn and watch your results...ReplyDelete
wicked! This is turning out to be such fun!ReplyDelete
That's so cool. You're turning into quite the bee lady. What are you going to make with the melted honeycomb?ReplyDelete
Cool - cant wait to see what you make with the wax!ReplyDelete
Whoever would have thought that this could be a spectator sport? I'm vicariously enjoying your efforts.ReplyDelete
Candles! Dozens and dozens of candles. Maybe even some soap?ReplyDelete
Natashya, I don't know about industrious, but certainly ambitious!ReplyDelete
Glad you're enjoying it, Mimi and Claire!
Betts, JGH and Pam, some candles possibly, but also inside the hives to help the bees start their comb. I'm not sure it's a good soap ingredient, but possibly for lip balm.