How to Build a Round Patio with a Fire Pit – This Old House

How to Build a Round Patio with a Fire Pit – This Old House

This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook builds beautiful circular patio that features a chill-chasing fire pit. (See below for a shopping list and tools.)

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Shopping list for How to Build a Round Patio with a Fire Pit:
– stone-and-sand mixture, used to form base of patio
– concrete pavers
– line-marking spray paint
– polymeric sand
– plastic edging and 8-inch galvanized spikes
– two stone caps
– concrete adhesive

Tools for How to Build a Round Patio with a Fire Pit:
– shovel
– garden rake
– transit
– plate compactor
– screed and screed rails
– rubber mallet
– hammer
– push broom
– caulk gun
– wheelbarrow

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Funn Chip says:

Real rocks,find near your home,woods,ground from digging,dig out soil add crushed rocks,level rocks with laser level and string,rent a compactor,start up,push over stones like a vacuum cleaner,place stones so they best fit together,and sand over top after,compact again,after sweeping into crackes,continue,add more sand if needed,prep for ground most important

Funn Chip says:

Why so unnatural,why use fake China looking crap for a landscape,make it like the pioneers would do it

Funn Chip says:

No creativity,all manual,I do customer made landscaping,real rocks,no team,no machine,just myself

Michael Farah says:

Americans can't even pave or build a fire pit properly. They make as if they've achieved soo much… Pathetic!

TheHelvetican says:

It's nice, but too sophisticated to build.

127MidNight says:

Why are they walking in the screed sand?

T4C says:

A decent builder would be using sand and cement to build this not concrete adhesive

Shawn says:

Who wants some clam chowda?!

Erica Young says:

Very inpresive

Alvin Flannery says:

@donaldtrump hire these guys to build the wall

Trainer Grim says:

This guy's living the life

Aiden Snacklad says:

what accent is that? its like an australian got lost

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