Inventive, genius at it’s best! We had so much fun. Here’s a taster of some of the brilliant ideas that our creative members came up with and demonstrated at our ‘Gadget Day’
I will also share the three winners. Peter Heeringa came first, Andy second with the repurposed pet water bowl and Lee came third with the gauze bag to protect others from bees when they are close by, either gardening or allergic visitors.
- Jeff Robinson
- propolis collector
- Gordon Nairn
- top feeder- 4x 2 litres
- wasp guard
- Bronny Kirkwood
- easy wedge tool
- Kevin Gates
- lifting tool
- Andy McGill
- protection for nucs etc while transporting in the car.
- Repurposed pet water bowl for bees
- Peter Heeringa
- small power tool run honey extractor
- Jeff Chandler
- toothpick and hole idea in your varroa strips
- Brian Pilley
- stacking base for collecting honey supers
- Murray Baxendale
- hive tool holder and hive porch roof
- Skippy Liddicoat
- swarm vacuum
- Lee Carmichael
This was a day when we could all learn something new. Even those of us who get a little lost when the talk turns to different types of vices’s – and some of us only get as far as thinking -GIN?
We are all planning our new inventions for the next ‘Gadget Day’ and looking forward to similar events.