Dowels and Pegs
System Zero Screws
Fasteners for Making Beekeeping Kit
Various methods have been used in history to fabricate beehives, but our modern hives are mainly made of wood so we have used hammer and nails to assemble them.
Previously nails were cheaper than screws and could be knocked in quicker than a pilot hole and clearance hole could be drilled to accept a screw.
This has changed, in recent times, as mass produced screws are now similar prices to nails and we have many sorts of electric drills and electric screwdrivers to drill the holes and drive the screws. In addition we have Special drilling tools available that can drill multiple diameter holes with countersinking or counter boring included.
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Written... Spring 2001, Revised... 21 May 2001, Revised... 09 March 2002, Revised... 03 August 2002, Revised... 09 June 2003, Transferred to New Domain... 17 May 2004,