Firepit Construction

Firepit Details

Here are some pictures from the construction of our firepit. The pit is about 30 inches inside diameter and 56 inches outside. It is set on a concrete base, has a fire brick lined interior, limestone exterior, and flat stone top. The gas ring is stainless steel, set on a stainless pan and connected underground to our natural gas line from the house. There is an access door on the side of the pit, where a traditional gas key and valve control the gas flow. We also have a locking valve on the gas line near the house to cut off the flow when we are out of town.

We used three bags of 30 pound rain forest black (actually grey) lava pebbles which were “tumbled” to create a smoother finish, for a total of 90 pounds.  I may add another bag or two.  

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