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Easy & Affordable DIY Firepit

by on Aug 25, 2011

Made with…Cinder Blocks!

Fall is coming soon and there’s nothing more relaxing and fun than sitting around a backyard bonfire with friends on a cool night.  But store bought fire pits can be a bit pricey and chimineas are lame.

But since you’re a DIYer and cinder blocks are available for around a buck each, you can build your own with a few items from Lowes. And it can look like this:

created at: 08/25/2011

Wabi Sabi as hell.

Head on over to The Dirty Loft blog for the full tutorial.

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  1. Dale

    Air holes of narrow blocks should be at bottom. Also, a gap should exist at bottom to sweep ashes out of pit.

  2. Jerry Novy

    Great ideas, Have used cinder blocks for tomato plants for decades very successfully.