Download Top Bar Beehive Building Plans Background. To download your free top bar bee hive plans, simply click on the links below. Complete plans, cut lists and materials can be found on my website.
The kenya top bar hive and the warré hive are becoming increasingly popular among backyard beekeepers. Measurements and sizing will vary depending on the size of beehive you choose to build. I made a slight change in the plans and decided to make the roof the same way as the sides rather than using corrugated plastic.
The first from each bar, bees build comb dangling down into the hive.
For many, top bar beekeeping is preferable because the following plans are based on designs from beekeepers carolyn chaney from san mateo, calif. Here's a how to video on building a new top bar beehive using thermally treated poplar. The colorado top bar beehive. Contribute to opensourcebeehives/hive_coloradotopbar development by creating an account on github.