Warre Hive - Assembled

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Milled in Portland, Oregon and offered in FSC certified, sustainable kiln-dried Western Red Cedar or Sugar Pine, our Warre hives include our Comb Cut roof, quilt box, two boxes, and a stand all assembled by us. All you need to do is attach the milled feet with the provided screws. If you’re looking to save some money and assemble the hive yourself, check out our easy to assemble Warre hive .

Our Warre hive kits feature 7/8" thick Western Red Cedar or 1" thick Sugar Pine, rabbet joints, pre-drilled holes and stainless steel 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—international shipping available.

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.


  • Roof featuring shingled design and high pitch for optimal rain runoff
  • Quilt box with canvas quilt
  • 1 bag of shredded cedar to fill quilt box
  • Extra canvas to go between quilt box and top bars
  • 2 Warre boxes (Windows available as an option)
  • 16 one piece top bars with wedge comb guides
  • Standard screened bottom with closable insert
  • Elegant feet to elevate the hive off the ground and improve stability
  • Stainless steel screws


  • Composite copper top with stainless steel screws
  • Window in each box with mahogany closures


  • Drill or screwdriver
  • Approximate assembly time: 5 minutes

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Curtis T.

Love it, love it, love

Love it, love it, love it! The hive was very easy to put together, and it looks so nice with the tung oil finish. This is my very first attempt at bee keeping and it is very much fun and a great learning experience. Will look forward to doing business with you again! Curtis L. Thompson

Alzada M.

I like the hive, but

I like the hive, but the top piece arrived cracked. We replaced it with our own wood.

Chester M.

Great hive and well assembled

Great hive and well assembled

Claire L.

I love the hive and

I love the hive and the new swarm took right to it. It is a beautiful hive and was so simple to set up. For my first colony I wanted something simple and easy. Beethinking's Warre hive has worked perfectly.

Michael M.

Good quality, but expensive!

Good quality, but expensive!

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