Think of the crafty things you could make out of beeswax! Honey is a bonus! Here is a cool 4-H Basic Beekeeping manual pdf. – Link Update: Here’s another cool Beekeeping overview – Link

Something from the comments – Link

  • RobCruickshank

    and here are plans to make all kinds of bee stuff:

  • mwproductions

    Sweet! This is something I’ve been planning to do once I get a house. Once again, MAKE helps me learn how to do something I’ve always wanted to do!

  • RobCruickshank

    Maybe your house will come *with* bees- my boss moved into a place, and heard buzzing wires in the wall, however the buzzing continued with the power off. Uh Oh! If it was me I would have turned it into an obseveation hive!
    Better than TV!

  • wantedfoot

    Thanks for the great info. I wish to try this some day when I get a little braver…