Who doesn’t like the idea of being able to unwind in a beautiful backyard after a hard day’s work?
And while you’re at it, wouldn’t a nice fire make the experience that much more pleasant?
When I think of fire pits, my mind typically drifts back to cool summer and fall evenings with friends, roasting marshmallows, enjoying lively conversations around a cozy, snapping fire.
If you’re searching for the perfect fire pit idea for your backyard, you might want to consider this one.
This weekend project is suitable for those who have a small outdoor space and who don’t need to move fire pits from time to time. You will only need about 4 ft and 4 inches diameter of a circle in your area to build it.
This outdoor project is one of the easier DIY fire pits you can find as its design is simple and straightforward. Just make sure the bricks you are using are fire bricks for a longer-lasting fire pit.
Could this be the fire pit for your yard? 🙂
You’ll need these materials:
- 125 Fire Bricks
- 4 80lb bags of Concrete
- 4 60lb bags of Mortar
- 50 ft Aluminum Sheeting
- Duct Tape
- 12 Wooden Stakes
And these tools:
- Garden Hose
- Measuring Tape
- Carpenter’s Level
- Mortar Trowel
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