F or the chilly, for the freezing nights, the best thing to have around is a bonfire. And even in summers when the nights get dark, dewy and cold, a fire is essential to keep warm. And what about a BBQ with some cold brews or a little party with friends, this homemade fire pit is the way to go. With a simple DIY outdoor fire pit in your backyard, you can flaunt your building skills as well as fire starting skills while barbecuing with friends. What' s more it uses simple materials, easily available and is cost-effective and very easy to make. And its looks very hardcore as well. So don' t wait get up and get going.
Use retaining wall blocks, some variety of 'em come cheap and are more than good for this project.
Dig an inch or two and fill sand. Start arranging the blocks and optionally can use a central fire ring. For more hardcore looks get a tyre rim of a big tyre as that of a truck from a junkyard.
After arranging and settling the first layer properly start with the next layer.
And let it come out on the periphery. Offset such that you add just one extra block than the bottom layer.
Or the rim if you got that
And everything you need for the BBQ and you are good to go.