Block fire pit is relatively permanent fireplace that is not difficult to build, but it has several privileges. Indeed, it is not very easy to kindle the campfire, to maintain it and to protect from the wind. So, it is advisable to equip your backyard with blocks for fire pit by all the rules.This type of the fireplace is safe and handy.It gives the possibility to cook delicious meal on the open flame and to enjoy the melody of crackling logs.
To build this chimney, start with choosing a right place, away from crowns of trees and structures. It’s better when the area is large enough to install bench and table. The most popular building material is cinder, thanks to is durability and low cost. It is advisable to use special stable glue for the masonry.
The most often shape is round or square. But you are able to create more artistic one, such as triangle, half circle, diamond, rhombus etc. If gray seems boring, there is a possibility to choose the stones of different colors and to lay them as mosaic, or to color your cinder block fire pit with heat-resistant paint. On the other hand, an unpainted raw material has a picturesque, rustic look.
At a fundamental level DIY cinder block fire pit is a simple hole filled with gravel and surrounded by a few rows of boulders. The wall thickness must be about 20-30 cm, but not less than 10 cm. The size of your hearth depends on your desire. Make a marking out of a necessary size, depth and shape, and dig a trench for the foundation. Then build a wall of a desired height, but not much than 1 m. If you are interested in these ideas, search after more detailed information and make you own fireplace.