David Rundle
David Rundle
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  • Tacoma, WA

Reuseing Cinder blocks to make a fire pit


We had this garden on the side of our house. The garden bed was made from these cinder blocks, but we were looking to make the bed itself smaller or even have a couple of beds. We also had this blank space in the back of our yard, with nothing. So, we thought we would take the blocks and make a fire pit with seating. We just dry stacked the blocks and rotated and staggered them to make them stronger. The fire pit itself, had legs on it, but we removed them to make it fit...Now we enjoy the space that once was blank and boring, and is now inviting. And the garden is much easier to work on!
This is what our Garden looked like before we removed the blocks, falling apart..now, what do we do with them???
This is what our Garden looked like before we removed the blocks, falling apart..now, what do we do with them???
the end result...nice!!
the end result...nice!!
This was the area that just needing something, but what??? Ah, a fire pit!!
This was the area that just needing something, but what??? Ah, a fire pit!!
We can fit at least 15 people comfortably..
We can fit at least 15 people comfortably..
The new garden!!
The new garden!!

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  • Mel
    on May 30, 2015

    Is that an existing fire pit that you enclosed? I want to do that! Can you give me some help with dimensions and layout? Thanks!

  • Laurie Riddle
    on Apr 19, 2016

    Love it! Would like to know how the blocks were stacked please!

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