Introduction: How to Build Fire Pit

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• Make sure the fire pit is, at minimum, 10 feet away from any structure or neighboring yard—25 feet is preferable.

• Do not position a fire pit under a covered porch or low hanging tree branches.

• Always place a fire pit on a non-flammable surface, such as patio blocks or concrete

.• Do not put a fire pit on a wooden deck or directly on grass.

Step 1: Tools & Materials

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  • Shovel
  • Wheel barrow
  • Stepping Stones
  • Galvanized Ring
  • Small Bricks

Step 2: Determining Size

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Place ring where you want your pit. Remember look around for fire hazards.

Fire pits are typically about 36 to 44 inches in diameter.

Step 3: Digging Out

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When you have your circle roughed out, dig a 12-inch-deep hole in that location.

Step 4: Leveling Your Pit

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Place ring in hole and see where it needs leveling

Step 5: Start Forming Your Fire Pit

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Lay bricks under Galvanized ring on level ground for air flow

Step 6: Appearence

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I placed stepping stones around so near by grass wont catch on fire.

Customize how you would like.

In the near future, I would like to continue with stepping stones around to slow down mosquito's

Step 7: Finished

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Load in wood and start fire with New paper


Step 8: References

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DIY Hacks and How Tos (author)2017-05-13

Nice tutorial. I have been wanting to make something like this for my back yard. I have just been having trouble deciding on a design.

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