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 don't need the whole kit.
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Small: 36"-38" chest (Fits most people 5'0"-5'7", 110-145lb)
Medium: 40"-42" chest (Fits most people 5'5"-5-9", 135-165lb)
Large: 44"-46" chest (Fits most people 5'8"-6'1", 155-200lb)
Extra Large: 48"-50" chest (Fits most people 6'0"-6'5", 200-250lb)
Jackets should not fit snugly. You will want some room inside the jacket should a honey bee end up inside with you!
Gloves size is determined by measuring across the knuckles, not including the thumb (I.E. the widest point of the palm). You want your gloves to fit snugly as the leather will stretch slightly over time.
2 1/2" - 2 3/4" Extra Small
3" - 3 1/8" Small
3 1/4" - 3 5/8" Medium
3 3/4" - 4" Large
4 1/4" - 4 1/2" Extra Large
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...
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...