|Expertly crafted Western red cedar Warre hives, hive kits, window boxes, one-piece top bars, and hive accessories. Made in Portland, Oregon -- FREE SHIPPING to the contiguous 48 states. Please inquire for Alaska, Hawaii, and international shipping.|
Bee Thinking Warre hives are precision-milled in Portland, Oregon using Western Red Cedar and come either assembled or unassembled (your choice). Our Warre hive kits feature full 1" thick lumber, rabbet joints, pre-drilled holes and screws for added strength and longevity. Sloped handles allow for improved rain run off and better grip when lifting. The precision milled, one piece top bars are unattached for compliance with most state and local beekeeping laws. Ships free to the contiguous 48 states...
Sizing Everything you need to get started with your first Warre Hive, conveniently bundled together. The Warre hive starter kit is made up of our most popular Warre hive configuration, as well as the items most frequently purchased along with it by new beekeepers. Buying this kit saves you around $9 off the items purchased separatey. The Warre Hive, beekeeping starter kit, Natural Beekeeping with the Warre Hive book, and tung oil can also be purchased individually if you...
Bee Thinking Warre boxes are milled in Portland, Oregon using kiln dried Western Red Cedar. Available assembled or unassembled. Our Warre boxes use full 1" thick lumber, 16 screws and rabbet joints for superior strength and longevity. The precision milled, one piece top bars are unattached for compliance with most state and local beekeeping laws. Optional window makes it easy to see in without disturbing your colony -- a great option for new beekeepers! Includes Warre box 8 one...
Warre hive screened bottom with removable insert and optional feet to elevate the hive. Comes standard on all of our Warre hives. Built from western red cedar. Features 1/8" hardware cloth screen and removable board allowing you to manage both ventilation and conduct mite counts. Fully assembled (Optional feet require attachment with 4 included screws)
Our bundles of 8 Warre top bars are precision milled from one piece of kiln dried Western Red Cedar at our mill in Portland, Oregon. These are the same bars that we use in our own Warre hives at Bee Thinking! Sold in bundles of 8
Sizing The ideal starter kit for anyone looking to get started with bees, regardless of the hive type. Includes Combination hat with veil Gloves Ultimate top bar hive tool Brush Optional You can upgrade your hat veil to a full jacket and veil or ventilated jacket and veil (this takes the place of the hat veil combo), and add a smoker if you'd like! Upgrade combination hat veil to full jacket or ventilated jacket and...
Warre hive roof precision-milled in Portland, Oregon using 1" kiln dried Western Red Cedar. Comes unassembled or assembled and includes quilt box and burlap. We recommend filling the quilt box with cedar shavings to absorb moisture and retain the nest scent and heat. Beautiful copper can be applied to the roof for an additional charge. Includes Warre roof Quilt box 2 pieces of canvas for quilt Screws Optional Assembly of roof and quilt box Beautiful...
These beautifully-milled hive feet can be used on our top bar hives or Warre hives. They can also be attached to a hive of your own design! Includes 2 milled feet measuring 17 1/2" x 2 1/4" x 1 3/8" 4 3" screws to fix them to your hive or hive stand No hive or screened bottom included
Everything you need to know about managing Warre hives! David Heaf, the mastermind behind "The Bee-friendly Beekeeper" and the translator of Warre's book, "Beekeeping for All," has created the book that Warre beekeepers new and old have been waiting for: "Natural Beekeeping with the Warre Hive." Perfect for beekeepers getting started with the Warre hive, "Natural Beekeeping with the Warre Hive" includes chapters on: Getting Your Warre Hive Siting your Hive Personal Protection and...
Our ultimate top bar hive tool is hand-forged in Portland, Oregon from 1/4" steel. Our top bar hive tools works well for all hive types. It is perfect for detaching comb from hive sides, cutting and scraping propolis, and prying frames. Whether you're using a horizontal top bar hive, a Warre hive, or a foundationless Langstroth, this is the only hive tool you'll need to carry! Our tool is based on the "Bill Wood Comb Knife", but...
The Warre Hive Spacing Tool is crafted from galvanized metal to prevent corrosion. Use it to quickly add the proper space between 8 bars in your Warre boxes. The handle is large enough to comfortable fit most hands, even while wearing beekeeping gloves. Made in Oregon.
This stainless steel mouse guard is precision milled in Portland, Oregon and made specifically for Warre hives. It measures 6" long by 1" high. The 7 3/8" holes are the ideal size for keeping mice out in the winter, while still allowing bees to come and go. We suggest you get your mouse guards on in the fall just before the temperatures drop too low for the bees to break cluster and protect the hive...
This cedar quilt material is included with every Warre hive, but there are times where you may need to replace or refill your quilt box. This is 100% shredded cedar toe, with no chemicals or additives. Unlike sawdust, which is harder to work with, these cedar shreds fill the quilt well, stay absorbent, and will last for years.
These super-useful hive staples are a must, when moving Warre hives and Langstroth hives. By stapling the boxes together you ensure that the hive won't come apart in the back of your car or when you are carrying it! These staples are a staple in every apiary (sorry)! Includes 50 2" hive staples.