OK, so you decided that this is the year to keep bees and you ordered our advanced beekeeping kit but now what? Well, it’s time to get it put together and painted as soon as possible. The first step would be to assemble your hive boxes and bottom board. Since these will need a couple of coats of paint it’s best to start there.
Here’s how to assemble the bottom board from your kit:
Once you’ve put these together, slap on that first coat of paint and while it’s drying you can start assembling frames. Here’s how to paint your hives quickly and without too much mess:
Now that those all have a coat of paint and are drying it’s time to get those frame together. While smaller they have a number of parts and take a bit of time so don’t put this off. Each box holds 10 of these so there’s quite a few to build to get started.
Not hard right? It does take some time to get everything together though so we really suggest you start putting this together when you get your kit in the mail.
Still not sure what to do? Just let us know what questions you have about putting your hives together and we’ll do our best to answer your questions here!