Build your own Bee Thinking top bar hive using our step-by-step plans! Our professionally designed, full-color plans cover everything you'll need to make the best top bar hive for your bees. 21 pages.
Construction plans available immediately in digital PDF form.
Construction plans in physical print form, as well as all of the required hardware to assemble your hive.
Includes everything in options 1 and 2, PLUS 28 precision-milled, one piece, wedge top bars - The most difficult and dangerous part of the hive to construct if you only have access to a table saw. We make the best bars on the market, dramatically improving straight comb construction. We HIGHLY recommend using our bars.
Our top bar hives are precision milled in Portland, Oregon using Western Red Cedar. The wood is kiln dried, smoothed and full 1" thick on the hive body. Built using all screw construction, our hives provide superior strength and longevity. Our top bar hive kits are available assembled or unassembled (your choice). All components pre-drilled for quick assembly. Ships free to the contiguous 48 states -- international shipping available. Includes 42" long cedar top bar hive (all...
Sizing Everything you need to get started with your first top bar hive, conveniently bundled together. The top bar hive starter kit is made up of our most popular top bar hive configuration, as well as the items most frequently purchased along with it by new beekeepers. Buying this kit saves you around $25 off the items purchased separatey. The top bar hive, beekeeping starter kit, Top-bar Beekeeping book, and tung oil can also be...