Beginner Kit: 8FR Unassem

Our 8 Frame Unassembled Beginner Beehive Kit includes 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: BK8U
  • 459 USDPrice: $459.00

Choose Your Options:


Made of long-lasting, beautiful eastern white pine, our unassembled 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.

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

The Beginner Beehive 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*
  • Nails for Assembly

*Denotes a kit component with options.

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