Warre Hive

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Milled at Bee Built in Portland, Oregon and offered in FSC certifiedⓇ, clear (no knots) kiln-dried, Sugar Pine, Douglas Fir, or Western Red Cedar, our Warre hives include two boxes to get you started.

Our Warre hive kits feature " thick boxes, rabbet joints, pre-drilled holes, and stainless steel screws for added strength and longevity. Sloped handles allow for improved rain runoff and better grip when lifting. The precision milled, one-piece top bars encourage your bees to build beautiful, straight combs. 

Warre boxes measure 13½" wide by 13½" long by 8¼" deep. 

INCLUDES:

  • 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 with windows and black walnut closures
  • 16 one piece top bars with wedge comb guides
  • Standard screened bottom with removable insert
  • Solid feet to elevate the hive off the ground and improve stability
  • Stainless steel screws
  • Assembly diagram and instructions

    TOOLS REQUIRED:

    • Drill or screwdriver with Phillips bit
    • Stapler (for attaching the canvas to quilt box)
    • Approximate assembly time: 60 minutes

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    Note: If choosing cedar, know that the lumber color can vary significantly within the same tree (let alone from tree to tree)! The top of the tree might yield very light lumber, while the middle might be darker or pinkish. This is part of the beauty of cedar and why we use only clear wood -- so we don't waste even a scrap of this remarkable wood!

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    MG
    09/10/2018
    Michael G.
    United States

    Great Hive

    This hive is nicely designed and it was easy to put together. High quality material used for the hive. Great price and quick service. Thanks

    JR
    09/06/2018
    Jessica R.
    United States

    Love my kit!

    Super happy with my kit purchase. Shipoing was very fast. I love this company. Thank you very much for making high quality products. Thank you Jessica

    SC
    07/20/2018
    Steven C.
    United States

    Warre’ hive purchase

    The kit was well packaged, the instructions were clear and concise, and it all came together in a few hours. The completed hive is sturdy and attractive. There was a minor issue of a wooden piece that developed a split along its edge during transport. This was immediately replaced without hassle. Can’t wait to put bees in it!

    A Bee Built Customer
    EH
    05/19/2018
    Elinor H.
    United States

    Sturdy and quick to assemble

    They've changed the design from last year, and I like the changes! The hive was fast and easy to assemble, and fits together with pieces from my first hive. Very happy with it.

    SB
    04/19/2018
    suzanne b.
    United States

    Warre Hive

    My Husband put it together and it looks great - can't wait to get our bees, we have been without bees for three years and hoping this hive will help the bees winter a little bit better. We also ordered the stand which I think will be well worth it. You guys have the best customer service and your responses to email have been amazing !