Observation Log

Observation Logs – 6.5 Litre and 3 litre There’s a few curves and angles in these ones. Hopefully they will give the feel of looking inside a real tree hollow. Double doors . double sided viewing. 35mm thick Cypress. Observation Log – 3 Litre

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Observation Towers

Observation Towers – 3 and 7 litres These are ideal for Budding / Eductions for Tetragonula Carbonaria and Tetragonula Hockingsi. You will get to see colonies being created, that’s what Observation boxes are all about. Options for this box 3 litre, 33mm Hoop pine, painted white with Merbau clear coated 3 litre 35mm Cypress and […]

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Fairy Door Hive

This idea came from Simone as part of the recent “Suggestions 2020” post. Simone posted this photo from Google that shows the Fairy Door on a big tree, I’ve interpreted it in to a Native Bee Observation Box. This will not be for sale but will become part of the “Hives on Tour” program, where […]

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Basic Observation Hive

Basic Observation Hive Box This is a very basic style of a tower observation box. It has one single internal space with a volume of 6.2 litres. You could easily make them different sizes, larger or smaller. Tips for getting it set up It’s up to you how you want to get bees in to […]

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Display Tower with Frames

Display Tower with Removable Frames Note: This is a new design and is still being tested so availability will be limited to “beta testing” boxes. Sarah from Bee Yourself – Brisbane Native Bee Business, was looking for an observation hive so she could show her customers the inner workings of a Stingless Bee colony. We […]

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Observation Tube

Hour Glass Observation Hive The idea This started with an email from Brian Keeble “So it got me thinking, we could attempt a Perspex cylinder…..Then I  thought, to make things easier, we could have the rectangular exterior made of wood and the Perspex cylinder slips in and out of it?” – Brian The Design A […]

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