35 DIY Fire Pit Ideas


Summer is a great time for outdoor entertaining with friends and family. There is nothing better than inviting friends over and gathering around the fire pit in your backyard on nice summer evenings. Whether toasting marshmallows over the flames, sipping on a few beers or just watching the dancing flames and enjoying the nighttime sky, a fire pit is a great way to make outdoor space intimate, warm and inviting and is guaranteed to make everyone’s world a better place. Friends and family will be drawn to sit with you for great conversation and friendship building. Although you can buy a ready made fire pit from stores, building one by yourself is an engaging and advisable project, and it will save you much money.

Take a look at these incredible DIY fire pit ideas we gathered recently that help you find a proper inspiration. Some of these DIY fire pits are made from the recycled materials with a bit of creativity, like the wine barrel, flower pot, car wheel, purchase cart and so on. Some are constructed from many different materials, like metal, stone, cinder blocks, etc, which is effort and time intensive and need some construction skills. You can do it yourself or ask a few friends for help.

DIY Modern Concrete Fire Bowl

DIY Modern Concrete Fire Bowl

Easy Backyard Fire Pit

Easy Backyard Fire Pit

DIY Square Concrete Fire Pit

DIY Square Concrete Fire Pit

Recycled Washing Machine Drum Fire Pit

Recycled Washing Machine Drum Fire Pit

Concrete Tree Rings Fire Pit

Concrete Tree Rings Fire Pit

DIY Outdoor Fire Pit with a Table Top

DIY Outdoor Fire Pit with a Table Top

Stacked Stone Fire Pit

Stacked Stone Fire Pit

Easy DIY Fire Pit with a Metal Bowl

Easy DIY Fire Pit with a Metal Bowl

Moveable Fire Pit

Moveable Fire Pit

Fire Pit Made With Free Bricks and an Old Chimenea

Fire Pit Made With Free Bricks and an Old Chimenea

DIY Backyard Fire Pit

DIY Backyard Fire Pit

Cute Stone Fire Pit

Cute Stone Fire Pit

Garden Fireplace with Bench

Garden Fireplace with Bench

DIY Steel Fire Pit

DIY Steel Fire Pit

Portable Fire Pit Built in Log Storage Rack

Portable Fire Pit Built in Log Storage Rack

Fire Fit with Cinder Blocks

Fire Fit with Cinder Blocks

Fire Pit Wheelbarrow

Fire Pit Wheelbarrow

DIY Fire Pit with Fence Boards

DIY Fire Pit with Fence Boards

Grill Upgraded to a Fire Pit

Grill Upgraded to a Fire Pit

Grill Upgraded to a Fire Pit. source

DIY Fire Pit with Car Wheel

DIY Fire Pit with Car Wheel

Pirate Ship Fire Pit

Pirate Ship Fire Pit

“Knalpot” Fire Pit with Old Drum

Knalpot Fire Pit with Old Drum

Glass and Metal Mini Fire Pit

Glass and Metal Mini Fire Pit

Porch-Swing Fire Pit

Porch Swing Fire Pit

Wine Barrel Fire Pit

Wine Barrel Fire Pit

Cool Steel Fire Pit

Cool Steel Fire Pit

DIY Flameless Fire Pit

DIY Flameless Fire Pit

DIY Patio Fire Pit

DIY Patio Fire Pit

Easy DIY Fire Pit Kit with Grill

Easy DIY Fire Pit Kit with Grill

Real Stone Fire Pit

Real Stone Fire Pit

Paver Fire Pit

Paver Fire Pit

DIY Fire Pit Using Re-purposed Materials–Cinder Blocks

DIY Fire Pit Using Re purposed Materials  Cinder Blocks

Small Fire Pit with Flower Pot

Small Fire Pit with Flower Pot

DIY Outdoor Fire Pit with a Kiddie Pool and Cement

DIY Outdoor Fire Pit with a Kiddie Pool and Cement

Huge Stone Fire Pit with Organic and Natural Look and Plenty of Seating

Huge Stone Fire Pit with Organic and Natural Look and Plenty of Seating

Cool Fire pit Made from 3 Old Rims

Cool Fire pit Made from 3 Old Rims

Let’s see what Adrian McCracken made: Two and a 1/2 wheels, old piece of flat steel and 16″ of pipe from from an old drive shaft, he welded 3 bolts on the right side of the steel plate to hang BBQ tools. Via offthegridstories

Or a Small Fire at Home for S’mores Lovers

Or a Small Slate Fire at Home for S'mores Lovers. See the tutorial

Make a simple small slate fire at home for s’mores. What a lovely idea! See the tutorial here.

Comments

  1. Margaret Reply

    Wow, wow… this is so wonderful. great ideas. I have been thinking how to make myself a fire place… pinterest has it all… thank you so much!

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