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When alr2 27 set out to build a fire pit with a patio, he never expected that his programme would become a massive work. By the time all was said and done, however, the garden was beautifully transformed.
He began by excavating out the desired condition for the fuel pit.
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He then contributed gravel to the hole and bricks to serve as reinforcements for the wall base.
He secured the base with Quikrete cement.
His canine friend wasn’t much aid, so “hes to” stack the cement blocks by himself.
He applied mortar to bind them together.
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For additional sturdiness, he applied more Quikrete in the cells of the bricks as well.
He thought it to be helpful to add a second row of bricks for a thicker wall.
Then he recognized off the patio exploiting gravel.
The original patio layout was a half clique, but it eventually evolved into this oval-shaped shape.
For that reason, alr2 27 contributed another row of bricks around the perimeter.
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He spread a height of gravel and yellow sand on the patio.
The crafter choice this awesome flagstone veneer for the sides.
Once again using mortar, he fastened the veneer stones to the entire structure.
After that, he laid down the pavers.
With a bed of grout, the patio was almost ready!
All that was left to do was install the fuel cavity with a equipment he obtained from a neighbourhood retailer.
His finished fire pit and patio would make even the most experienced craftsman jealous.
Hey alr2 27, I’ll simply be over here waiting for you to invite me to your next backyard party. To try this for yourself, click here for full instructions.