Introduction: How to Build Fire Pit
• 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
- Wheel barrow
- Stepping Stones
- Galvanized Ring
- Small Bricks
Step 2: Determining Size
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
When you have your circle roughed out, dig a 12-inch-deep hole in that location.
Step 4: Leveling Your Pit
Place ring in hole and see where it needs leveling
Step 5: Start Forming Your Fire Pit
Lay bricks under Galvanized ring on level ground for air flow
Step 6: Appearence
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
Load in wood and start fire with New paper
6 years ago
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.