Natural stone Fire pits

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by cgland, Jul 5, 2007.

  1. cgland

    cgland LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Does anyone have any pics of natural stone fire pits? I'm looking for something a little different. Like boulders or larger stones stacked on end or a combination. I'm not really interested in stacked stone apps. Thanks in advance

  2. Drew Gemma

    Drew Gemma LawnSite Bronze Member
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    arond here they are cobbles out door fire places or stone veener easier and cleaner plus masnonary is huge around here
  3. mattfromNY

    mattfromNY LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Build it outa shale, then get a really hot fire going. More bang for your buck. free fireworks with every pit built. LOL!
  4. DVS Hardscaper

    DVS Hardscaper LawnSite Fanatic
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    gotta be careful with natural stone.

    the heat will make little pieces pop off and shoot in the air. trust me - I live in the woods and have native, wall stone all over the land.

    Architectural Stone & Landscape Design magazine recently has a nice feature on Outdoor Fireplaces. (yes I know you are axin bout fire PITS).

    Usually when I have a client that wants a fir pit, I recommend a nice copper bowl recessed in the patio.

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