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How to Make a Fire Pit from an Old Washing Machine Drum

| June 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

An enjoyable way to improve the look and ambiance of your outdoor space is to add a fire pit. What’s more, if you can take your fire pit to the beach, a tailgate party, or camping, it will enhance all of your recreational activities. Learning how to make a fire pit from an old washing […]

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How to Cook with a Dutch Oven

| June 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Each year, millions of campers and backyard fire pit owners enjoy the scrumptious tastes of foods prepared over the smoky tendrils of a glowing fire. And those who know how to cook with a Dutch oven enjoy a wide variety of flavor-bursting foods every time they prepare an outdoor meal. Of all the campfire cookware […]

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How to Start a Fire in a Metal Fire Pit

| May 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

How to Start a Fire in a Metal Fire Pit A metal fire pit is a wonderful accessory for backyard cooking and leisure, and because many styles are portable, you can count on them to add excitement to your camp space as well. To get you started off on the right foot, let’s discuss how […]

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How to Start a Fire in a Fire Pit

| May 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

It seems like every time you go camping there’s always one guy who can’t get his fire started. First he tries to light full-sized logs on fire, and when that fails he starts breaking smaller branches from live trees only to send billows of thick smoke throughout the campground. If only he knew how to […]

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How to Cook Over a Campfire

| May 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

How to Cook Over a Campfire Ever since the earliest humans learned how to cook over a campfire, it has become an art form to which all subsequent generations have made improvements. From ancient Greece to the Middle Ages, to western pioneers, cultures came to view cooking over an open fire as routine, and they […]

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How to Cook on a Fire Pit

| April 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Among the many benefits of having a backyard fire pit are the rustic, natural atmosphere is creates, the warming glow of a fire on a cool evening, and the capability of preparing delicious food for your family and friends. Learning how to cook on a fire pit takes a little practice, but is well worth […]

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Fire Pit Deck Safety: How to Protect Your Wood Deck

| April 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Fire Pit Pad Blocks

Feel free to build your own fire resistant pad by placing bricks, interlocking paving stones, or cinder blocks where you want to put your fire pit. You can even make it permanent by using mortar to hold them all together. Another method is to adhere heat resistant tiles to a large piece of plywood […]

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How to Gather Firewood

| March 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Man Outdoors In Autumn Woodland Gathering Logs

Can you imagine camping in the backcountry without the warmth and security that comes from the yellow and orange glow of a campfire? Just think about the many benefits a well made campfire provides; a place to cook food and boil water, lighting your campsite during the night, keeping animals away, safety, […]

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How to Get Free Firewood

| March 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

firewood stacked

s energy costs continue to rise, people all across the land have sought ways to reduce their heating bills. Additionally, with the growing popularity of fire pits for cooking and leisure, more homeowners want to know how to get free firewood. In today’s market, the price for a cord of firewood can range fro […]

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How to Season Firewood

| September 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Stack of firewood

By learning how to season firewood, you will eliminate a lot of frustration when trying to build a fire intended to burn brightly in a fire pit or to heat your home. The process of seasoning wood or drying out wood is simple but will require a little work on your part to do it right. […]

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