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How to Build a Firepit - DIY Design

Fire pit diy 4 days ago
You can build a great firepit for all to enjoy in less than 30 minutes and for under $80!
Time: 30 Minutes Cost: $80 Difficulty: Easy
  • how to build a firepit, outdoor living, patio
It's easy to build a firepit in just minutes with some pavers and a fire bowl. In this case, it literally took longer to go pick up the supplies than it did to actually put it all together. Best of all, it's not a permanent fixture, so you can move it around if you need to.
  • how to build a firepit, outdoor living, patio
If you are building this firepit on grass, you will want to be sure to dig out for the space. In this case, the fire pit was built right on top of the concrete patio by stacking pavers in a circle. Many people has asked if the heat from the fire could crack the concrete. We have not had any problems at all with this one since we are using a firebowl and stacked it high enough off the ground. The pavers are not adhered together so it still lets air breathe through the stones.
  • how to build a firepit, outdoor living, patio
For a 35" firebowl as we used in this project, we needed 48 pavers and stacked them 4 layers high.
Once you stack your pavers, drop in the firebowl, add some spark and you're ready to go! I recommend of course building this in an open area so there are no trees directly above the fire. All of our supplies came from Lowe's and even after 3 years, the firepit is still holding up beautifully!

To see more: http://www.creativelysouthern.com/2012/09/build-firepit.html

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  • Norma Jean
    Norma Jean Cottontown, TN

    We made a similar one using the fire bowl from an old rusted fire pit. We have since removed the fire bowl and burn wood directly inside the pit. Our pit rests on flagstone.

  • Sharon
    Sharon Mobile, AL

    All of his supplies came from Lowe's

  • Cathy Nelson
    Cathy Nelson Canada


  • Cathy Nelson
    Cathy Nelson Canada

    Probably a lot cheaper in the USA

  • The River Prayer Walker
    The River Prayer Walker Silver City, NM

    Very good Job !