8 Frame Deluxe Beginner Kit – Unassembled


Assembled hive shown.

Goatskin Leather Beekeeping Gloves


Vented Beekeeping Suit (Round Veil)



8 Frame Deluxe Beginner Kit – Unassembled is a great starter kit for someone getting into beekeeping who wants everything! The kit allows you to install a captured swarm, Package of Bees, or a NUC (Nucleus Hive) with room to grow.

Just assemble and paint with your preferred paint or stain, and then you are ready!

The unassembled 8 Frame Deluxe Beginner Kit is composed of the following:

  • 8 Frame Telescoping Cover
  • 8 Frame Notched Inner Cover
  • 8 Frame Unassembled Medium Honey Super (2)
  • 6 1/8″ Unassembled Grooved Top & Bottom Bar Frames (16)
  • 5 5/8″ Waxed Rite-cell® (Yellow)Foundation (16)
  • Metal Queen Excluder
  • 8 Frame Unassembled Deep Hive Bodies (2)
  • 9 1/8″ Unassembled Grooved Top & Bottom Bar Frames (16)
  • 8 1/2″ Waxed Rite-cell® (Black) Foundation (16)
  • 8 Frame Screened Bottom Board with Tray and Entrance Reducer
  • Boardman Entrance Feeder
  • Vented Full Suit with Zippered Round Veil (Small – XXX-Large)
  • One Pair of Goatskin Leather Gloves (XX-Small – XX-Large)
  • 4″ x 7″ Smoker with Guard/Wood Bellow
  • 1/2 lb. Smoker Fuel
  • Standard Hive Tool
  • Bee Brush

These waxed-coated Rite-cell® foundations are easy to insert into your frames and require no additional reinforcement, which is handy when it comes to honey extraction using an extractor! Wax moths cannot damage Rite-cell® foundations. If you get an infestation, scrape clean, and re-wax. Rite-cell® foundations are food-grade plastic.

Additional information

Weight 80 lbs
Dimensions 24 × 24 × 20 in

8 Frame


Unassembled, Unpainted

Goatskin Leather Beekeeping Gloves

Vented Beekeeping Suit (Round Veil)