Flow Hive 2 Araucaria Brood Box with timber frames
8 or 10 timber frames with comb guides
Hardware for Brood Box and Frames
• Does not include bees.
• We ship our Flow Hive 2 Araucaria Brood Box flat packed and unsealed, leaving you with the satisfying experience of assembling yourself and bee-ing creative by painting or sealing it to suit your personal tastes.
• Does not include assembly instructions. Please find these here.
NOTE: There a slight dimensional difference between our timber types, however, it is possible to stack this product with either our Western Red Cedar or Araucaria products. Please read this FAQ for further information. Langstroth sizing can vary up to a few mm so depending on the timber width of your existing hive, these brood boxes may not sit completely flush, however, this won’t impair functionality.
Precision Manufacturing & Premium Timber
Australian grown, designed and manufactured, the Flow Hive 2 Araucaria Brood Box is part of our in-house manufacturing, using precision laser cutting.
This allows us to focus on quality control and ensure the highest levels of sustainability throughout the process, and also gives us the ability to innovate more quickly.
Crafted from sustainably harvested Australian Araucaria (also known as Hoop Pine) and paired with a set of 8 or 10 foundationless brood frames, this is premium brood box is perfect for adding to your hive as an additional brood box or conventional honey super!
Araucaria is a premium Australian native cabinet timber, highly regarded for its stability & durability. To ensure it lasts a long time outdoors, two good coats of quality weatherproof sealant such as exterior house paint is a must. You can be as creative with the paint job as you like!
Timber included in this product is made from naturally grown resources – each hive will be slightly different in character. Please see our FAQ for more information on our natural timber characteristics.
Safety, Care & Maintaining Your Flow Hive
Apply a coat or two of timber sealant to bring out the lustre of this beautiful timber, and help it last even longer.
Beekeeping is a labour of love. As with all animal husbandry, it’s a pastime which requires knowledge, skill and dedication and which carries with it inherent risks. Sooner or later, all beekeepers get stung. Some people have severe allergies to bee stings, so please be aware of the potential hazards when considering whether beekeeping is right for you.
Check out this Flow-sponsored safety pamphlet covering common beekeeping safety risks and first aid responses.
New to beekeeping and not sure where to start?
We love welcoming new beekeepers into the Flow Family and have a swarm of resources to assist you in your beekeeping journey.
Included with the purchase of any of our Flow products is support from our knowledgeable Flow team via:
This great series is free to watch, anytime at your leisure. Whether you are a newbee or an experienced beekeeper wanting to refresh your skills, our beginner beekeeping series has handy tips and information to get started on your beekeeping journey with confidence.
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