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Offline Smegma

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Treated wood
« on: January 25, 2024, 02:24:29 am »
I came to rest after getting ready for cold weather and I looked at facebook and on one of the bee entries there was a picture of someone that had just finished their winter work cutting out hive boxes.  All of the pictures showed wood with the color of treated wood.  Is the wood treatment used now safe for making bee equipment?

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Re: Treated wood
« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2024, 04:57:50 am »
There are different treatments. Arsenic, NO. Creosote, NO. You can treat your own with Eco, It's safe and long lasting.
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Re: Treated wood
« Reply #2 on: January 25, 2024, 10:01:18 am »
Welcome to the Forum Smegma!  I see this is your first post.