HOW TO BUILD YOUR DIY FIRE PIT!
- Stone pavers, bricks, cinder blocks or different non flammable constructing supplies
- Sand or gravel
Determine the place you need your brick fireplace pit to sit down, and what dimensions you want to. Ensure you select a spot no less than 25 toes away from buildings or overhanging bushes. A mean fireplace pit is from 36-45 inches throughout and 12 inches excessive.
Mark the middle of the hearth pit, the easiet means is with a stake. Then tie a string half the overall diameter you need the completed pit to be. In different phrases, in case your pit shall be 36 inches throughout, make the string 18 inches. Tie the opposite finish of the string to a different stake or stick, and pulling the string taut, stroll across the stick marking a prefect circle. That is the define of the DIY fireplace pit.
Dig out the whole gap a number of inches deep. That is to take away any flammable supplies beneath the pit, and likewise to provide house for the non flammable layer. Now begin inserting the stones across the perimeter of the pit. Stack the stones in a second layer till the stones or bricks are no less than 12 inches tall.
Fill the diy fireplace pit with a number of inches of sand or gravel to forestall fireplace embers from burning into the bottom. Add one other row of stones if essential to hold the sting of the pit no less than 12 inches above the floor of the sand.
That’s it! Pull up some chairs, discover some nice roasting sticks, and name the neighbors… you’ve simply constructed a yard DIY fireplace pit!