Beekeeping is an ancient DIY art, performed by amateurs and makers for centuries. Anyone can produce natural honey at home. People keep bees in many different kinds of hives, but we like top bar hives.
There are many types of beehives, but we prefer the top bar design. Here are instructions on how to make your own top bar beehive, using a 55 gallon barrel and some lumber. The Honey Cow is easy to make and will provide you with a big, strong hive.