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Backyards and cookouts are as American as hotdogs and apple pie, and who doesn’t love grilled food, roasted corn on the cob, a cold brew. Top this off with some roasted marshmallows… (you know, for the kids ;-)), while sitting around the fire. Sweet summer memories are in the little things, and especially, good times with family and friends.
When it comes to firepits, there are many different options. We’re especially intrigued by the backyard firepit and porch swing combination. We’re calling it the HexSwing. #Wishlist!
We know most folks here are pretty darned handy when it comes to making and building things. Not only that, but chances are you have a good supply of scrap wood and masonry materials out back too.
What about old tire rims or an old washing machine…? Yep… you can use these to make your own barbecue grill or fire pit. For more ideas, complete materials lists, plus video instructions, you’ll be ready to make your own. #WeekendProject!