Tag Archives: Wax

So why do Bees build hexagonal honeycombs?

I was not even thinking about this until a friend posted a link to this explanation. What is it about bees and hexagons? Originally published on Wed May 15, 2013 8:18 am By Robert Krulwich   Enlarge image Credit Robert Krulwich / … Continue reading

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Harvesting wax

I thought it was time I reduced all those old combs to something easier to store. How difficult could that be? Quite messy actually. Starts out looking like a sensible kitchen chemistry experiment. Nice clean equipment, lovely clean wax melting … Continue reading

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