Warre Hive Box

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Bee Thinking Warre boxes are milled in Portland, Oregon using kiln dried, sustainable Western Red Cedar or sugar pine. Available assembled or unassembled. Our Warre boxes use 7/8" thick Western Red Cedar or 1" thick sugar pine, 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!

Warre boxes measure 13 3/4" wide by 13 3/4" long by 8 1/4" deep. Boxes are made from 7/8-inch thick Western Red Cedar or 1-inch thick sugar pine.

Click here for hive assembly instructions!


  • Warre box
  • 8 one piece top bars with comb guides
  • Screws


  • Assembly
  • Window

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steve d.
United States

Good item as usual

I am and will contiue to be a Bee Thinking customer. I have purchased a Top Bar Hive in the past and most recently a Warre hive. The only reason I did not give 5 stars is that the plexiglass viewing windows have a gap as much as 1/4 to 1/8 inch on the ends of each box. I made sure that the side ends were tight and flush in the rebates. I suppose I could have done some planing or sanding but did not think that was the customers job. I did purchase as an unassembled hive but thought that that on intailed ******** and finishing. With that being said I will remain a customer and come up with a fix.

Anthony M.
United States

warre hive.

It's a christmas present.

Richard M.



Elizabeth K.

Well made

Well made

Jerome M.

I am pleased with it.

I am pleased with it. However, the glass viewing window has a 1/4 in gap at the end and the bees come through to the outside of the window and have now sealed the wooden window cover shut so the viewing window cannot be used.

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