A new flat packed National Beehive made from pine wood.
You will receive:
- Varroa Floor (including mesh) with slide out inspection tray (fully assembled)
- Entrance block
- Brood Box x 1 (flat packed)
- Super Box x 1 (flat packed)
- Crown board with centre hole
- Roof with metal cover (fully assembled)
- 32 assembly nails
Measuring: total height 53cm
How To Use
Simply take out the box and assemble. If you are not confident in building the hive, we do offer a “Pre-built” service, which has an extra cost of £20.
The order of assembly for the hive (from the bottom up) is: The floor with bee entrance, brood box, super box, crown board and then the roof.
Tools required for flat pack assembly: Wood Glue (optional, but recommended), drill with small wood bit and a hammer.
Please see a short video on how to build and assemble your hive: Hive Construction Video
Paint/treat the hive before use to prolong durability. DO NOT paint the inside of the hive, the bees won’t like the smell.
Try to face the hive south, this is the preferred direction for bees, but not essential.