Easy Ways To Make Your Own Fire Pit

If you fancy a spot of grilling or some backyard entertaining, here are easy ways to make your own fire pit.

Faye Remedios
Created by Faye Remedios
On Mar 15, 2022
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What is the next best option when you’re craving a holiday, but the only place that seems viable is your own backyard? You get creative and add in a fire pit. This can elevate an ordinary backyard into a fun space for entertaining and enjoying delicious meals.

What’s more, you can build a fire pit yourself. But do not attempt to do this just an hour before you want to host a backyard party. This is best done well in advance, keeping all safety and health measures in mind. We will tell you how to make a fire pit.

How To Make A Homemade Backyard Fire Pit

How To Make A Cheap Fire Pit

How to make a fire pit with bricks? 

  1. Form an even circle by alternating between large and smaller bricks.
  2. Make sure the fire pit wall is even, and the ground is level.
  3. Clear the area around the perimeter of any weeds or debris.
  4. Add river rock around it to keep the bricks in place, and add some at the bottom of the inside of your pit to keep the weeds out. 

How To Make A Stone Fire Pit

How To Make A Concrete Fire Pit

Are You Ready To Build An Outdoor Fire Pit?
Take our quiz to see what you have learned so far…

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Your first bonfire should have…

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Lighter fluids in a fire pit are…

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When it comes to starting a fire…

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An easy way to keep the weeds out is to add ____ around your bricks.

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Keep a distance of ____ from the fire pit and your home.

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It’s important to ensure that your chosen spot is far from anything flammable such as any sheds, wood, fences, or shrubbery.

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What can happen if your pit is directly on a lawn

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A fire pit, when lit, should always be left...

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Fabric, plastic, and rubber can be thrown into your pit

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It’s better to use…

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