nativebeehives.com

nativebeehives.com 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

 


Observation Boxes

I thought i’d make a few boxes with a fitted lid. The lid will be easily removed so you can see through the viewing window and check on the progress of the bees. Read More…


Honey Trays

These are slim honey tray frames that sit on top of the standard OATH design. There’s two frames and also the top lid with a similar shallow depth make it three frames for collecting honey. Read More…


Bee Open Day 2018

Valley Bees held another excellent Bee Open Day at Imbil Qld Aus. It’s an expo for all bees, Honey Bees and Native Bees. They also attract a few other regular market sellers. I went along, stalked and chatted to a few people about their weird and wonderful products Read more…


Red Mail Box – Build and Splits

Nearly one year later I’m splitting the Red Mail Box. The brood split cleanly in the perfect spot. Read More…


Here are some basic construction plans for the popular OATH design. This includes the Honey Super top section. You could make it without that section if you aren’t interested in collecting the honey that way. Of course there’s different designs, shapes and sizes, and different methods of construction, so feel free to experiment. Read More…


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


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