Deep Hive Starter Kit


  • Western Red Cedar deep 10-frame Langstroth hive starter kit. This kit includes everything a new beekeeper needs to get started with a deep Langstroth hive. 

    If not in need of the whole kit, deep hive kitsbeekeeping tool kitsThe Complete Idiot's Guide to Beekeeping, and tung oil can all be purchased separately.


    • 2 Western Red Cedar deep boxes (10-frame) with comb joints
    • 20 frames
    • Outer cover
    • Inner Cover
    • Cedar bottom board
    • Screws for assembly of boxes
    • Starter kit with hat/veil, gloves, stainless steel American smoker, brush, and hive tool
    • The Complete Idiot's Guide to Beekeeping book
    • Tung Oil


    • Upgrade combination hat and veil to full jacket with veil or full ventilated jacket with veil
  • Jacket Sizing

    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! 

    Glove Sizing

    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


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