Basics Kit: 10FR Unassem

Set up a complete wooden beehive with this unassembled 10 Frame Essentials Kit.

  • Item Code: BASWEKU10
  • 127 USDPrice: $127.00

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This is the same hive as featured in the basic beginner's kit and includes a complete hive with a single deep hive body. Expect to add additional equipment as the hive grows during the season. A typical colony uses 2 deep boxes for the brood area, and 3-4 medium boxes ("supers") for the honey. It will probably take a colony 2 seasons to create comb on all the frames, and after that, the comb is re-used. Brood comb should be melted down and replaced if it becomes very dark brown. Remember, your equipment will last for years if you paint all exterior surfaces with a few coats of exterior grade paint before installing bees.

The assembled kit includes plastic frames. The unassembled kit features wooden frames and waxed plastic foundation.

The Essentials Kit Includes:

  • BeeMax Telescoping Outer Cover For Wood Hives
  • Standard Wooden Inner Cover
  • 1 Deep Hive Body
  • 10 Deep Wooden Frames Unassembled
  • 10 Plastic Black Deep Foundations
  • Reversible Bottom Board
  • Nails For Assembly