Tuesday, June 18, 2013

How To Build a Simple Fire Pit

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Updated by popular demand.  I've decided to put up a quick post because there has been a lot of interest in how I built this fire pit.  So, here we go.

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First, dig a hole the size you'd like for a fire pit.  This is about 40 inches x 40 inches with a depth of about 9 inches.

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Once dug out, tamp or pack the soil tight and level (Not really seen in this photo).

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Lay out the cinderblocks in a square and level.  Fill in with some of the soil that you dug out.

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Next, lay some decorative bricks on top.  Once in place, dump soil or sand on top of the bricks and try to rub it into the seams.

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TA DA!  You have a simple, cheap fire pit that is easy to maintain, easy to fix, and easy to remove.  

THANKS and please let me know if you need anything or have any questions!

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