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Fire pit entertaining area with custom bench seats and screening

lcooksey88
Junior Contributor
lcooksey88
lcooksey88
Junior Contributor

A kids play area was converted into a stylish space for gathering around the fire pit with custom bench seats, Merbau screening and Un-Real hedge panels.

 

 

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The project

 

It was time to say goodbye to our kids sand pit and cubby house, and hello to barbecue summer days and winter fire pit nights. 

 

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We used Merbau screening for the fence with Un-Real hedge panels, and created our own custom bench seats using more Merbau panels.

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We installed a double panelled fence for privacy, and the back fence has a hidden gate.

 

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Cost wise, the fence was around $2,000 and the bench seat and paving area was about the same, including the pavers and gravel.

Before and after

 

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More fit pit projects

 

By building a lid for his fire pit that matches his bench seats, Workshop member Raymond’s fire pit doubles as a small table for year-round entertaining.

 

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Workshop member Ian added this eye-catching D.I.Y. fire pit to a paved area for outdoor entertaining.

 

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