Bee Hive Plans

Use bee hive plans and instructions to build catching frames, bee feeders, solar wax melter or bee vacuum. Simple plans include a Snellgrove board and a slated bottom rack. Build an interesting observation bee hive that will fascinate both adults and children.



Beehive Bee Hive Plans

Beehive Bee Hive Plans

Super economical and functional, plywood bee hives can be made at a fraction of the cost of the traditional cedar designs and the way they are put together, can be made by anybody with basic skills and tools.


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Beehive In A Bucket Plans

Beehive In A Bucket Plans

This bee hive is not designed for harvesting honey. This is just a home for bees. Not only is the bucket is habitable, but the hollow pipe that supports it in the air can also be colonized.


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Insulated Bee Hive Plans

Insulated Bee Hive Plans

Save your bees from the winter with an insulated bee hive. If the hive is insulated and protected against the weather the bee has to do less work to keep warm and has an overall better chance of survival.


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Plywood Swarm Box Bee Hive

Plywood Swarm Box Bee Hive

Building boxes needed to actually catch swarms are quite different in design to normal hives and need to be lightweight and easily secured for transportation. See how to build!


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Warre Bee Hive Plans

Warre Bee Hive Plans

The Warre hive is smaller than a regular ten frame Langstroth hive. The cost per beehive for all new materials is about $70 depending on what type of wood is used. It takes 2 to 3 hours to build a complete Warre hive.


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DIY Bee Hive Plans

DIY Plans

Using untreated 3/4 inch boards, you can easily build a bee hive from the ground up.


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Beekeeping 101

Beekeeping 101

Read how to best prepare for owning and maintaining your own bee hives, the best environment for beekeeping and more.


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