We are often asked if and when we will carry 8-frame boxes, covers, bottoms, etc.
First, we've been making 8-frame equipment for 30+ years on a custom order basis. As we see the popularity of 8-frame equipment rise, we want to make sure our customers know that they can get the highest quality 8-frame woodenware right here.
The so-called standard 8-frame hive measures 13 3/4 inches from end to end - if you are ordering 8-frame equipment for the first time, just specify that when prompted. However, your existing 8-frame equipment should be checked to determine that this is what you have. It could be 13 7/8 in., 14 in. or even 14 1/4 in. and we will need to know to process your order.
We offer 8-frame equipment in hive bodies, all three super sizes (7 5/8", 6 5/8" and 5 11/16"), inner covers, regular flat covers in pine or cedar, and bottoms in pine or cedar. The pricing is the same as it is for 10-frame. We currently do not make 8-frame tele-covers due to the tin.
If you have questions concerning 8-frame equipment , please email or call us.