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Frame Assembly

John shows the procedure for putting a common wood frame together.  He shows the use of hammer and nails and he also uses a pneumatic pin driver.  Gluing all joints is a necessity.  Modern foundation “inserts” are used as a template for the bees to construct comb. 

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  1. Should frames be glued during assembly?
  2. Why are top bars nailed from two directions?
  3. A sheet of ________  must be installed in each frame.