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HGTV’s J. Pickens shows you how to add more fuel to your fire with the perfect outdoor firepit.

Materials Fire Pit:

  • Fire ring
  • Sand to fill the bottom of the screen
  • Crushed lava rocks or glass (or a fire safe gravel)
  • Regular lava rocks (enough to fill the pit)

Materials for S'more Makers

  • 10-inch decorative straps
  • Decorative metal marshmallow holders
  • Nuts and bolts that will fit through the holes on the straps

Instructions:

1. Find the right place to locate the ring.

2. Push the ring tightly into the top layer of soil.

3. Pour about 1 inch of sand into the bottom and tamp it down.

4. Pour a bag of small gravel on top of the sand and tamp down.

5. Pour a thin Layer of lava rocks to cover the gravel.

6. This step is optional: pour a small amount of concrete over the
rock layers to lock it into place.

7. Pour lava rocks about half way up the height of the ring.

8. Pour a layer of lava rocks about 1’ all the way around the perimeter of the fire ring.

9. Secure decorative metal straps with nuts and bolts for s’more and roasting holders.

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