Blue Ridge Bee Supply

Beekeeping Tools

Here are some of our most popular beekeeping tools. For additional tools that are available, check our price list or contact us.

Smoker
Smoker
Our 4 x 7 Smoker is made of stainless steel. Excellent smoke output to calm bees. Superior bellows design.
Cotton Brick Smoker Fuel
Cotton Brick Smoker Fuel
Cotton smoker fuel burns clean & cool. It lights with a touch of a match. Made with clean, raw short cotton fibers and cottonseed husks that are compressed. By the pound or 5 pounds.
Hive Tools
Hive Tools
Made of stainless steel to facilitate their many uses: separating hive boxes, removing propolis and wax, lifting frames, and many others.
Bee Brush
Bee Brush
Long, yellow plastic bristles are easily washed. Bristles are soft enough that bees are not harmed when brushed from frames.
Frame Perch
Frame Perch
The frame perch hooks over the side of the hive. Hang your frames in the arms as you examine them.
Spur Embedder and Tin Wire
Spur Embedder & Tin Wire
The Spur Embedder uses hand pressure to fasten wire in any foundation needing horizontal wires for added support.
Eyelet Tool and Eyelets
Eyelet Tool and Eyelets
Eyelets are used in end bar holes, preventing cross wire from cutting into the wood. Approximately 1000 per package. Unfinished metal eyelet tool is made for inserting eyelets in the end bars.
Hive Staple
Hive Staples
A hive staple provides a quick, easy way to fasten bottom board to hive body. Available by single or by 1 pound box.
L Shaped Rabbets
L Shaped Rabbets
For 10 Frame Hive Bodies. Light gauge pre-punched and pre-bent metal parts fit over frame rests and nail into place. These metal parts increase the life of your supers and ease super cleaning by protecting the wooden frame rests during cleaning.
Metal 9 Frame Spacer
Metal 9 Frame Spacers
For 10 frame hive bodies. These metal devices which have cutouts to receive the frames and space them evenly.
Mouse Guard
Mouse Guard
10 Frame size only. Made from stainless steel. Place the mouse guard in the entrance of your hive in order to prevent unwanted mice from entering the hive. The 3/8″ holes are the right size for worker bees to enter and exit the hive and will keep the mice out. This is great to implement during your winter preparations and will also assist in good ventilation throughout the winter.
Universal Entrance Reducer
Universal Entrance Reducer
One size fits all 8- & 10-frame hives 3/8″ entrance. Easy to switch from 3/8″ with our telescoping metal slider. Eight 3/8″ entrance holes. Keeps mice out as well.
Foundation Device
Foundation Device
This device firmly holds frame when nailing in the wedge. Our foundation device can be used for all three sizes of frames. This comes fully assembled.
Frame Cleaner
Frame Cleaner
This tool quickly removes wax from grooves in any style frame. Especially effective on the grooved style bottom bars.