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Other Homemade Fire Pits

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Water Tank Firepit/bbq grill 
I was able to pick up a used water (well) tank at a local metal recycling center for $4. The tank is about 2 ft. diameter and 3 ft. long. When I cut in …

Fire Brick Whole Hog Roast 
Check out our attempt! We roasted a whole, split hog over our own fire brick fire pit and it turned out great! It was fun too! Enjoy!

Inexpensive Alcohol Fire Pit 
After considerable thought and research, I purchased 24 eight inch circular bricks from Lowes at $1.14 each, a bag of volcanic rock, and one bottle of …

Homemade Firepit & Grill. 
I built this firepit/grill from stuff I found laying around my property and what a neighbor let me have. I had taken 2 old school bus rims that I had …

Concrete Riser Fire Pit 
In our part of the country the State Parks use reinforced concrete fire rings. They are actually concrete manhole or setic tank risers. Just the right …

Cultured Stone Fire Pit 
I build this out of extra cultured stone I had. - concrete and block foundation - block interior structure - concrete brick lining the interior - …

An Old Bathtub Firepit 
Well after looking online for some burn barrels and even goin to a few diffrent companys with no luck, I decided to use my old bathtub as a burn pit for …

Bathtub Firepit? 
Someone was offering an old ceramic coated cast iron bath tub on Craigslist and they suggested making a fire pit out of it. I asked my Honey and he said …

Cement Test Cylinder Fire Pit 
To make a fire pit my husband dug a circle then placed the cement cylinders standing upright to make a ring. Then we put sand several inches thick in the …

Lakeside Fire Pit Design 
I used your basic fire pit plan for a 5' diameter pit in our back yard. I modified it by using 4" x 8" x 16" concrete block standing on end to form the …

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