My Name is Nick and I love making things!! Learning about everything is something I like to do. I have been a carpenter here in Australia for about 10 years but recently have quit my job to do something I love, make stuff. You can view some of the things I have made here - http://www.instructables.com/member/PowellMade/ I also have a passion for bees.

Bee cones

Bee Cones Artificial entrance tubes I saw a picture in Malaysia of stingless bees on a really amazing entrance tube. I researched it and decided there were too many reasons not to make an artificial one. Here is a video containing some of the reasons I wanted bee cones.  Entrance tube info When stingless…

Interview Tye and Neal

Interview Tye and Neal From The little black bee Tye and Neal from Little Black Bee are stingless bee keepers who are uniquely first nations peoples to Australia. I sat down with them and asked first up what Little Black Bee is about? Here is their answer…    Tye happily met me at the…

Conservation of Stingless bees

Conservation of Stingless bees When you think about conservation in our society it is almost absent. This is something that when you think about is very concerning to me. No native culture threw away the idea of conservation, in fact each culture used to have a way to preserve what they had. When I thought…