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Top 10 most popular fire pit projects

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A fire pit can be a great addition to your outdoor area, adding ambience and warmth.

Bunnings Workshop community members have shared many impressive fire pits that provide the perfect setting for outdoor entertaining and relaxation all-year round.


Here are the top 10 most popular fire pit projects on Workshop by pageviews:Fire pit entertaining area with seating and planter boxesFire pit entertaining area with seating and planter boxes

1. Fire pit entertaining area with seating and planter boxes by @raymond265  

Workshop member Raymond’s outdoor entertaining area includes bench seats with built-in planter boxes and a fire pit lid that doubles as a small table.

2. Fire pit entertaining area with custom bench seats and screening by @lcooksey88 

Using Merbau screens as a backdrop for custom bench seats, Lauren created an outdoor haven dedicated to gatherings around the fire pit.

3. Teardrop homemade fire pit by @cadsman  

This D.I.Y. fire pit sits on a paved area for outdoor entertaining all-year round. 


4. Bench seat with firewood storage by @tony1982   


Tony's gabion bench seat provides handy storage space for wood in his fire pit area.Teardrop homemade fire pitTeardrop homemade fire pit

5. Fire pit on wheels by @swynne  

Shaun placed his fire pit on concrete masonry pavers to protect the deck and added wheels for portability.


6. Fire pit area with pavers and stones by @burnsie 

This project involved turning an unused corner of yard into an outdoor entertainment area surrounded by new garden plantings.


7. Backyard fire pit with bench seating by @sannear 


A fire pit area with bench seating made from Besser blocks, pavers and timber.


8. Outdoor fire pit area with hanging chairs by @cmp3121  


This fire pit area with hanging chairs provides a perfect setting for year-round relaxation. D.I.Y fire pit bench seat and raised garden bedD.I.Y fire pit bench seat and raised garden bed


9. D.I.Y fire pit bench seat and raised garden bed by @leeboi33 


In this popular project, Workshop member leeboi33 stacked layers of sleepers to create a bench seat around their fire pit area.


10. The fire pit by @Ianna_2152 

A sunken fire pit that incorporates a star-shaped design.


How to build a fire pit


Experienced Workshop member @Adam_W's guide on How to build a fire pit contains step-by-step instructions for those wanting to build their own.


More inspiration for your fire pit project

Here are some other terrific fire pit projects shared by Workshop members:Hardwood fire pit cover and tableHardwood fire pit cover and table 


We also recommend checking out the following collections for more inspiration:



Last updated: November 2023


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