These Washer Drum Firepit Ideas are a great way to recycle and cost next to nothing! It will become your favorite outdoor feature.
A Fire Pit makes a fantastic addition to your outdoor entertaining area and this Washer Machine Fire Pit version is recycling at it’s best. It’s the perfect place to roast marshmallows on a cold evening. If you don’t have an old washer you can pick one up very cheaply at a used appliance store.
This Washer Fire Pit DIY project costs very little and you can convert the drum in around one short hour. It’s well worth the investment in time and you can be enjoying it the same day!
What you Need For Washer Drum Fire Pit
- An old Washer Drum
- Safety Glasses
- Cup wire brush, Cut-off wheel, and Flap-wheel sanding disc
- Angle Grinder – optional
- Wood for the legs
- High heat black paint – optional
Start by stripping the Washer Drum and removing any plastic bits, then clean off any gunk too. Remove the center spindle and clean off any soap scum using the Wire Brush.
Washer Drum Fire Pit Ideas Video Tutorial via Rob Johnson
How To Make Washer Drum Fire Pit Video
Your Washer Drum Fire Pit will become one of your favorite and most used outdoor features and you’ll be able to enjoy entertaining friends and family in your garden for so many months of the year. The kids can help by collecting dead dry wood on family walks. We have included a video tutorial that will step you through the process. Click Play above to watch ⇑
Washer Drum Fire Pit Ideas Photo via The Thrifty Couple
As you can see from the photos above, the whole Washer Drum Firepit took just one hour of work and cost only $10. It looks fantastic with the black paint finish!
Washer Drum Fire Pit Ideas Tutorial via House and Fig
Sarah and Joe of House and Fig started their Washer Drum Fire Pit Idea when they were looking for a fun project for the home that was also quick and easy. They found that a Washer Drum was ideal as the holes in the drum allow for air to flow through and also create a warm and comforting light after dark. They welded steel legs to the drum rather than using wooden legs.
Washer Drum Fire Pit Ideas Infographic via Alan’s Factory Outlet
Here’s a few quick and easy delicious treats to whip up on your backyard Washer Drum Fire Pit!
Washer Drum Fire Pit Ideas via A Noodoll Life
As with any Fire Pit, Barbeque or open outdoor fire it’s important to be aware of fire pit safety at all times so be sure to save the handy infographic below.