What a good time it is to enjoy your outdoors and catch up with family over some backyard campfire. Get those marshmallows heated as conversations get more interesting too. A get together with family, loved ones or friends over this setting will always be memorable.
With this, you have to have a fire pit first, don't you think? Now we got you covered. Easily turn your backyard into a camping area by having a fire pit. Let's do this the DIY way because there's the available but expensive one, then there's the cheaper but sure DIY version. We give you the latter and better option!
Turn Your Backyard Into A Camping Area With This DIY Outdoor Fire Pit
Enjoy melting those s'mores with your DIY project
Spice up your backyard with a DIY Fire Pit that will give way to awesome camping moments. Enjoy the warm feeling it gives, and the warm food it will produce for you and your family. This will be a great piece when you host an event or two in your own backyard too. Check out the materials and the process for this DIY.
- Concrete Mix (Quikrete 5000, 20-25 Bags)
- Fire Bricks
- Gravel (Quikrete 3/4″)
- Lava Rock
- 2x4s + 2x6s
- Circular Saw
1. Cut the wood.
2. Screw the wood into panels.
3. Create the outer frame.
4. Mark the perimeter.
Place the frame in the desired location and create a mark by digging around it. Dig out the place. Try to make it as level as possible.
5. Place the frame.
6. Place the rebar.
7. Pour in the concrete.
8. Lay the bricks.
9. Add more concrete.
10. Pour in the final layer and level out.
11. Keep it moist.
12. Remove the mold.
13. Place lava rock.
Here is the full video tutorial of this awesome DIY concrete fire pit:
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