Sale

Top Bar Hive Plans

21

In Stock. Ships within 1 business day.

 

Description

Note: These plans are for the discontinued top bar hive design that uses 17 " long top bars. These are NOT for the new Bee Built top bar hive that uses 19" top bars.

21 pages.

Includes

  • Plan overview
  • Tool list
  • Wood choice
  • Sourcing materials
  • Cut list
  • Hardware and parts list
  • Sealing and painting
  • Top bar hive nucleus box plans

Option 1 - Construction Plans

Construction plans available immediately in digital PDF form.

Option 2 - Construction plans AND Hardware

Construction plans in physical print form, as well as all of the required hardware to assemble your hive.

  • Screws
  • Nuts
  • Bolts
  • Washers
  • Bushings
  • Hinges

Note: Does not include plexiglass for window, bungs, corks, or #8 hardware cloth if you plan to build an optional screened bottom. 

Learn more about our Shipping and Return Policy.

Customer Reviews

Based on 21 reviews
5 Star
76% 
16
4 Star
24% 
5
3 Star
0% 
0
2 Star
0% 
0
1 Star
0% 
0
Customer Photos
Write a Review Ask a Question
  • Reviews
  • Questions

Thank you for submitting a review!

Your input is very much appreciated. Share it with your friends so they can enjoy it too!

LS
04/05/2018
Linda S.
United States

Plans

In general the plans were detailed enough to follow except for the floor/bottom plans - we still can't figure them out...how do I get more information?

04/05/2018
Bee Built

Hi Linda! This issue with the bottom boards was recently brought to my attention so we have made a clear version which I will email to you!

DB
01/03/2018
david B.
United States

Very impressed.

Very impressed with the plans and hardware!

A Bee Built Customer
RS
12/23/2017
Ronald S.
United States

Top Bar Hive Plans

The top bar hive plans are well laid out with good narrative explanations. I look forward to purchasing some western red cedar boards and beginning construction soon.

RD
11/03/2017
Rosemary D.
United States

Top Bar Hive Plans w/Hardware

Easy to order and arrived promptly. Found out an updated set is coming soon and Bee Built agreed to send me the upgraded plans when ready. Plans look straight forward and easy to follow.

SS
10/10/2017
Stephen S.
United States

Top Bar Hive

Well laid out plans Easy to follow

Facebook retargeting pixel