Lappe's Bee Supply

8 Frame 2 Story Colony Starter Kit Painted


  This kit provides you with everything that you need to get a good start in beekeeping. You will need to add 6-5/8" honey supers to this bee hive before the honey season starts, to provide your bees the storage space for lots of honey. Our 8 frame Hobby Colony Starter Kit comes assembled, painted, and ready to use. Kit includes:

  • (1) 8 Frame Two Story Hive made from quality pine. Bee hive includes a reversible bottom board and a 2 sided entrance reducer, two 9-5/8" hive bodies, sixteen 9-1/8" assembled wood frames with black wax coated plastic foundation, one 8 frame 2 sided inner cover, and one 8 frame telescoping lid.

  • Beekeepers Choice Cotton Bee Suit and Zipper Veil with Hat

  • Standard Vented Goatskin Leather Gloves - color may vary

  • 9" Economy Hive Tool

  • Bee Brush

  • Stainless Steel Smoker with Guard

  • 1/2 lb. Smoker Fuel

  • 9-5/8" Deep In-Hive Feeder with Cap and Ladders

  • "Homegrown Honey Bees - An Absolute Beginners Guide" Book

  • 1 year subscription to the magazine of your choice: "American Bee Journal" or "Bee Culture"

Hobby Colony Starter Kit also includes the option of adding:

  • 8 Frame Assembled/Painted Screened Bottom Board that comes with a pull out drawer that has a build in debris tray. The debris tray can be used as an easy way to clean the bottom of your hive, or it can be used as a beetle trap by filling with petroleum jelly or cooking oil. The drawer is easily removed from the back for cleaning.

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Bee hive kit

Very pleased with my hive kit
Posted by Brent Clemons, Apr 20th 2018