The Process of making the base for the Bee Hive Stand for LFA Control The base of the stand is made from 3/4” plywood and is 21 1/2” x 16”. Plywood can be cut on a Circular saw/table saw, or cut to size at a hardware store. The supporting piece on the base is also made from 3/4” plywood and is 14 1/2” x 2 1/4”. Prime and paint both the support and base of stand. There is an overhang at one end of the base (the back end) and it is 1/4” long. The overhang accommodates the back of the bottom board of the hive.