He'd already lifted a nice full frame of honey/brood/bees from the older Langstroth hive, and put it into the new box as well. This will encourage the swarm to stay in that box. They don't like to abandon their young.
|Adam steals a frame from the old Langstroth to give to the new swarm hive.|
After lunch, we addressed the boat painting. All of Adam's prep work (days, weeks, so many hours!) of sanding and scraping and removing ... well, that makes the actual painting rather quick.