The hive tool is an essential item for beekeeping. There are two types: Australian and US. Actually both of these are made in the US.
Flexible leather gloves with cotton gauntlets, range of sizes.
- Uncapping fork is stainless steel, made in Germany. Both have rubber handles.
For complete protection the Bindaree bee suit has:
- strong removable nylon mesh veil
- choice of two hoods
- strong cotton fabric
- front and rear pockets
- velcro openings to inside pockets
- elastic cuffs on sleeves and legs
- large range of sizes
- made in New Zealand
These are the suits used by many professional beekeepers. Attached hood can be unzipped and flipped back or removed entirely. Elastic is added to the arms and legs. Please specify the type of hood you would like: single panel (shown in Description) or collapsable with side panels that fold out from face (left). We will send them with the collapsable hood unless specified that you would like the single panel hood.
Sizes are numbered from 4 to 15 corresponding to height above five feet. Size chart below assumes a moderately overweight or muscular individual. If thin, size can be reduced one or two sizes from what is shown on chart. If heavy, add one or two sizes to what is shown. Click on Description for the size chart, and if still not sure, you can ring for advice.
One or two suits can be delivered anywhere in Australia for $20.