A great article on how and why to go foundationless. Convert that Lang into a Top Bar for happy bees.
harvesting honey without extractor
38 Free DIY Bee Hive Plans That Will Inspire You To Become A Beekeeper
38 Free DIY Bee Hive Plans & Ideas That Will Inspire You To Become A Beekeeper
Great page with lots of info including how to make a traditional straw skep (beehive). Not legal for keeping bees in LA, but you can make one for decorative use (they make great "hides" to cover up water faucets and the like).