is a project website with a focus on individual design and construction of Native Bee Hives and Hotels… also Photos, Information about Australian Native Bees and a news story thrown in around the place! ( Native Bee Hives / Woodworking / Craft ). See more frequent and candid updates on Instagram: @nativebeehives

Brisbane Native Bee Keepers Club – Steve Maginnity

Steve Maginnity arrived just in time with tales of his Goat farm visit.and talked about how he became involved with Native Bees and his passion for the field and his small business. Read More….

New OATHs with a fitted lid

A sneak peak at some boxes I’ve been working on .. Read More…

Skep – Made with Sisal Rope

In 2016 I read social media post about an old Skep on the Gold Coast being used to house Native Bees. It was around 60 – 80 years old and recently I had the opportunity to visit that property and see it in person. Read More…

Log  Cabins

I made another log cabin and wanted to see what it looked like painted. It might need some decorating? Read More…Build Page


Budding Kits – Build Page

This box design is intended for Budding – Soft Splits, Observation and normal splits. It also has a honey super section. Read More…


Outhouse Version 2 – Build page



Check out these sections for more information:

  1. FAQs – information about bees to get you started
  2. Info – articles with information about Native Bee keeping
  3. Project Blog – Build articles for different kinds of boxes
  4. Shop – Completely finished boxes available to purchase

Australian Native Bee Hives – Design and Construction of Boxes  – Redcliffe Qld