Andrea Locke wrote:According to what I see on the internet, the advice for external use appears to be that about 5 coats of tung oil should be applied and the dry time would be about 2-3 days per coat. Does that sound right?
Andrea Locke wrote:What I have on hand is straight tung oil, not mixed with a varnish. Is an annual touchup of tung oil required? I assume that should be done with the box removed from the hive rather than with the bees in residence? In which case I guess I'd need a spare box so as to be able to swap them out when touchups are needed.