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A Quick and Easy Firepit Surround

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Add a little warmth and extra style to a freestanding firepit with an easy-to-make surround.

friends enjoying the firepit

Project Overview

Skill Level


Estimated Time

A few hours

Estimated Cost


Tools & Materials


  • Gloves


  • Freestanding Firepit (#27404)
  • OldCastle Blocks

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Step 1

lay blocks around firepit screen

Find a suitable location for your firepit. Look a level spot with a fire-safe surface away from trees and buildings.

Place the firepit screen on the ground and use it as a guide for OldCastle blocks (16 blocks per layer; 48 blocks total).

Step 2

stack blocks to three layers

Stack blocks to create three layers.

Step 3

lower firepit on blocks

Lower the firepit into the surround and enjoy!