Building brick fire pit will add atmosphere and a focal point for your yard. Multiple materials can be used to build bonfire, but red brick is visually attractive, safe and durable. Plans Fire pit not have to be elaborate. Design your own stake, or choose from plans available on Internet. Traditional bonfires use fuel wood. Natural gas and propane fuel are also popular choices.
Standard mixing brick fire pit consists of three parts to one part sand. Consistency of mixture should be smooth and similar to ice cream, which is not too thin or thick. Use mortar generously. Applying mortar in bottom and ends of bricks for better adhesion. Brick fire pit wall will be solid and stronger if stagger seams brick, and have at least one overlapping ½ brick. Make use of a string line and level masonry to ensure that courses are level.
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fuel line to burner mechanism must be installed before completing fire enclosure. If you are using a grill, four flat metal strips inserted into mortar. Strips can hold grill in place. Be sure to place supports four or five courses of brick above reach of flame. Finish top of wall fireplace with a top cover. You can also choose a ring of brick or stone.