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Party-Ready Patio: 4 DIY Fire Pit Projects You Can Make This Weekend

updated May 3, 2019
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This mid-spring weather is a fickle thing, isn’t she? One moment you’re entertaining guests with cold drinks on your sunny patio, and before you know it, the sun sets and your city space is transported to a frigid tundra. To keep the party going into the night you don’t need a teleporter, you need a fire pit. And you can make one yourself!

Check out these four projects from around the web. Each one was completed in a weekend for $100 or less.

Washing Machine Drum Upcycled Fire Pit (above)

Cost: $10
Time: 1 hour
Instructions: House & Fig

(Image credit: The Art of Doing Stuff)

Glass Tabletop Fire Pit

Cost: $25
Time: 1 hour
Instructions: The Art of Doing Stuff

(Image credit: Man Made DIY)

Concrete Bowl Fire Pit

Cost: $50
Time: A few hours
Instructions: Man Made DIY

(Image credit: The Brick House)

Built-In Modern Steel Fire Pit

Cost: $100
Time: “Three or so days” mostly learning to weld
Instructions: The Brick House