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Assembling Hive Equipment

John shows the process for assembling a modern super including comments on nail types and glue usage.   Metal protectors are installed to prevent wear on the hive ledge called the rabbet. 

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  1. Is it necessary to nail super corners from both directions?
  2. Why are frame rests used?
  3. What are two items you should check for prior to driving that first nail?