Beginner Kit: 8 FR Assem

Everything you need (except the bees) to get started on your beekeeping adventures!

Kit allows your choice on many components as well as coming with several pre-picked items that don't offer substitutions. View these items along with a complete list below the description.
  • Item Code: BK8A
  • 371.45 USDPrice: $371.45

Choose Your Options:


Wood Grade: Mediums & Deeps (Required)
Medium Frames (Required)
Queen Excluder (Required)
Book (Required)
Deep Frames (Required)
Bottom Board (Required)
Glove Style & Size (Required)
Helmet & Veil (Required)

Made of long-lasting, beautiful eastern white pine, our 8 frame wooden complete beginner kit offers a plethora of options allowing you to get everything you need (besides the bees) while remaining ultra customizable. We assemble all components so all you will need to do is place and arrange the hive at your site.

Need help in your decision? Read about the differences in options and other hive kits: Beekeeping kit options.

The Beginner Kit includes:

  • Telescoping Outer Cover
  • Wooden Inner Cover
  • BeeMax Hivetop Feeder
  • 2 Medium Supers*
  • 16 Medium Frames*
  • 2 Deep Hive Bodies*
  • 16 Deep Frames*
  • Reversible Bottom Board*
  • Varroa Monitoring Equipment*
  • Hive Tool
  • Stainless Steel Smoker with Heat Shield
  • Beginning Beekeeping Book*
  • Leather Gloves*
  • Veil and Helmet*
  • Queen Excluder*

* Denotes a kit component with options.

Looking to save money and you are comfortable assembling components yourself? Shop our 8 frame unassembled wooden complete beginner kit

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