How to Stack and Season Firewood

Summer’s over and the cold fronts are already starting to move across the country. Finally, it’s fireplace season (or fire pit season) once again. But of course, you’ll need something to burn… Stacking and seasoning firewood is by no means rocket science, but it’s not as simple as piling up a bunch of logs either. There are many subtle tricks of the trade that, when taken into consideration, can save you headaches down the road. Even if you do have a stockpile of firewood stacked neatly in the yard,  you may want to take a moment to check your work. 3 […]

Introducing The $50 DIY Fire Pit

If you live in a neighborhood, chances are good that the neighborhood association frowns upon massive bonfires burning in your back yard… too bad really. The good news is that building a fire pit to safely contain your backyard bonfires doesn’t require a major investment in either time or dollars. For about $50, you can build an impressive and sturdy, suburb-friendly fire pit to enjoy in your backyard. All of the pieces can be found at your local hardware store (Ace, Lowes, Home Depot, McCoys, etc.) and assembled in an afternoon — scratch that, about an hour. Materials List: Weber […]