An outdoor fireplace can really be a gathering place in your home that kids and adults of all ages will enjoy. These outdoor fireplace construction plans will help you build a place in your backyard for the family to gather around during the cooler nights and chillier months of the year.
There are a lot of advantages to building an outdoor fireplace yourself. Primarily, you can spend a lot less money on it than if you had one built for you. You can also be in charge of the design. If you don't like something, you can change it up so it fits you and your family's needs.
Keep in mind that many of these outdoor fireplace construction plans use fireplace kits as the basis of the fireplace.
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Here's a free outdoor fireplace construction plan that takes you through the process from start to finish. Starting with excavating and pouring concrete, you'll go all through the steps until you get to the stonework. There are lots of great tips here on how to build the stone veneer for your fireplace.
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A cutting list, diagrams, step-by-step directions, and plenty of photos will help you build this modern outdoor fireplace. It's a smaller, portable fireplace so you can move it where you see fit. Inside is room for a propane tank so you don't need to run gas to this portable fireplace.
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In three weekends and with a lot of hard work, you can build this beautiful outdoor fireplace that you can enjoy when it's chilly outside. A fireplace kit is used but all the other building instructions are included so you can build one of your own.
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You'll learn how to build a foundation, lay the bricks, build the chimney, and all the other steps in this free DIY project. There's also a 5-part video tutorial that will take you through the process of constructing this outdoor fireplace.Continue to 5 of 10 below.
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This plan is for an outdoor gas fireplace that is in the center of what looks like a large coffee table. No welding or masonry is used for this project but you'll be working with plenty of concrete. There's also a video that goes along with this project, showing you just how it was built.
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If you're looking for something a bit more modern this outdoor fireplace construction plan will help you get that look. For just $1300 this fireplace was built in a week. It's a totally doable project and you'll be thrilled with the look you create.
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Here's a unique concrete fireplace that will make quite the statement in your outdoor area. This outdoor fireplace is unique because it has a taller hearth than usual—this is because it's built so people can stand beside it and stay warm. This is a very in-depth tutorial that will help you build your own outdoor fireplace from the ground up.Continue to 9 of 10 below.
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Cinder blocks make up the construction of this outdoor fireplace, then veneer stone is added to make it a truly beautiful outdoor fireplace. This is a basic outdoor fireplace plan that will help you succeed in building one from start to finish.