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Hardwood fire pit cover and table

Junior Contributor
Junior Contributor

This clever hardwood tabletop with built-in plant pot turns a fire pit into an attractive coffee table when not in use.





The project


We made a top for our fire pit out of Merbau offcuts. There is a hole in the top for a plant to poke out of and it means the fire pit can be used as a spot for a coffee break when its not being used for fires.


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We put a grate in the bottom of the fire put to improve airflow for fires and the plant pot sits on top of that. It was my idea – my other half did the execution!


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How to build a fire pit


A well-designed fire pit provides a great space to come together with friends and family and can work as a decorative element in the landscape. Follow this step-by-step guide by experienced Bunnings Workshop community member Adam to build your own.




More fire pit inspiration


Bunnings Workshop member Prawns made a brilliant sunken fire pit and barbecue, using an old water mains cutoff to create an outdoor entertaining area you can mow right over.


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Also check out these other incredible projects shared by Bunnings Workshop community members and let us know if we can help create your own fire pit entertaining area in your backyard.




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