Shallow Super to suite
It is called a super because it usually goes over the top
of most other parts of a hive. American useage of the word can be
misleading as 'super' is a name that is often appended to any sort of
box that contains frames.
It is also known just as a "shallow" or a "shallow box". And
is the item that a beekeeper will have the most of, simply because
the bees will fill several of them whilst they are on the hives and
you will have others that are awaiting extraction, some being
extracted and yet others waiting to be returned to hives.
An empty super can be used for many of the uses of an eke.
They can also be filled with
hanging section frames instead of
Supers are basically a shorter version of a brood box.
Cutting of parts (all dimensions are in mm). (When drawings
of parts are available, the table rows will become live links.) The
Grain should run along the longest dimension of any part.
||25||Pine||Front and back top rails (rebated)|
||44||25||Pine||Bottom rails (splayed and rebated)|
||126||18||Pine||Front and back panels|
Note The front and back are set 9 mm up from the baseline.
sectional view may make assembly, of store bought kits, more easy.
Scale = 1 pixel per 2mm
Written... 06 February 2002