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Old 06-30-2013, 04:44 PM   #1
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Just built a fire pit in my back yard.

Just thought I would share.

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Old 06-30-2013, 05:07 PM   #2
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Just built a fire pit in my back yard.

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Old 06-30-2013, 05:07 PM   #3
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Just built a fire pit in my back yard.

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Old 06-30-2013, 07:05 PM   #4
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Re: Just built a fire pit in my back yard.

Thanks. Broke it in last night.....

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Some grass is growing through your mulch on the left. I give it a 2





Looks nice! I'm planning on building one into my retaining wall when I get it redone. Any tips?
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Some grass is growing through your mulch on the left. I give it a 2





Looks nice! I'm planning on building one into my retaining wall when I get it redone. Any tips?
LOL, The wife does all the weeding, I'll get her on it. Not sure what you mean by building into the retaining wall, but I retrofitted mine into the existing patio. A little more work in that I had to cut some of the flagstone to fit it in. My advice if possible is to built the pit first and and build the patio around it. Also, this was a kit(minus the scree) from Technobloc. Basically just a pallet of precut stones that form the circle.
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This is a quickie sketch of my concept. I've seen outdoor fireplaces like this but never integrated within a retaining wall. I want to extend my existing deck to meet the wall which continues off to the left...

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Found an image that very closely represents my back yard situation and what I would like to do... but I'd rather a deck than flagstone or big ass rocks. Got enough of those in the front yard.

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Ok, now I understand. These companies do make pre-fab fireplace kits that require no cutting. The only thing that would make me a little nervous is putting it in close proximity to a deck. Then again, it's like a fireplace in a house with a wood floor. If you want, I can link you some companies I came across while researching my firepit.
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If you want, I can link you some companies I came across while researching my firepit.
That would be great! Not sure of the stone or color I want to go with yet. Always looking for inspiration.
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Cambridge makes a nice fireplace kit. LINK
This is the only one I came across, the other companies make the firepit kits.
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It looks real nice, you did good !
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