You can transform an old satelite dish into a nice backyard fire pit by doing this simple instructable. I hope you have fun and
success with this project, and that your hotdogs and marshmallows don't turn into smoldering black piles of gunk :)

                                                                                          Stuff You Need:
                                                                               Enough stone blocks(all the same size) to make a square that's 2-2 1/2 feet on each side
                                                                               Unwanted home satelite dish 

                                                                                                                                                                       Note: all pictures came from the Internet

Step 1: The Base

Take the stone blocks and make the previously mentioed square. The broadest sides should be facing the ground and the sky.

Maybe you should buy a camera next time instead of buying stones for a project you couldn't take pictures of because your money was in the stones not in a camera. I'm starting to wonder if you even made a fire pit...
I agree. Some photos here of an actual build would really helpful.
I haven't made one, actually. I got the idea from the stacks of stone blocks lined up against my neighbor's garage.
then how do you "know how to do it"
With reasoning.
i used the mounting arms for the dish(s) for a ladder rack on the side of my garage
Take care, some satellite dishes are not made from metal but plastic and only covered with a thin layer of metallic paint as a reflector. Those dishes will have the same chance to survive a barbecue as the proverbial snowball in hell.
Oh. But if it was made completely of metal, it would work, right? <br> <br> <br> <br> <br>PS: Did you do it?
Completely metal? Sure, should work. Might smoke and smell on first use, when the coating is burnt away - probably not a very healthy smoke.<br><br>Might not last very long - with the coating burnt away, the water can corrode the metal.<br><br>Did I do it? No, don't have a garden to try. If I would try it, I wouldn't balance it on a single stone in the centre but put it on three or more stones at the rim.
But I didn't say &quot;put a stone in the middle&quot;. I said make a square and put the dish in it. And you could put a tarp over it while it's not in use.
Oops, sorry, my fault. Somehow the picture of a single stone overrode the text about the square in my mind...
thats OK.
What does &quot;proverbial&quot; mean?
<a href="http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/proverbial">proverbial</a> : 1. Of, resembling, or expressed as a <strong>proverb, </strong>clich&eacute;, fable, or fairy tale.<br> <br> <a href="http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/proverb">proverb</a> : 1. A phrase expressing a <em>basic truth</em> which may be applied to common situations.<br> <br> <em>basic truth</em> here: In hell, a snowball has no chance.<br>

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