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Specializing in custom DIY outdoor fireplace, kitchen and grill designs and plans for your outdoor paradise.

Using our exclusive designs and plans, you can have the backyard of your dreams and save thousands.



Cholla Fireplace Cholla Fireplace

The Cholla

This fireplace is a wide and low stance design with a very wide firebox. This fireplace has two levels of shelves that flare out further than the front, sides, and back of the fireplace giving it a unique and elegant look. The shelves offer plenty of room to decorate with seasonal items or other decoration. The Cholla design will definitely be the focal point of your outdoor living area. The overall dimensions of this fireplace are 128 inches (10 ½ feet) wide, 48 inches (4 feet) deep, and 80 inches (6 ½ feet) high. The firebox opening measures 48 inches wide, 24 inches deep, and 30 inches high. These rendered images are what the Cholla fireplace may look like if covered with a stucco finish. The choices are endless for a spectacular fireplace.

The Cholla fireplace plan has a total of 28 pages.


Concrete (cinder) block:

8x8x16 – (128)
8x8x8 – (8)
8x4x16 solids – (43)
Cap block – (9) or (33) if you cover the seating area for stucco application.

Additional building materials:

Angle Iron


8x8x16 - $1.25 each @ 128 = $160.00
8x8x8 - $1.00 each @ 8 = $8.00
8x4x16 solid - $1.30 @ 43 = $55.90
Cap block - $1.00 @ 33 = $33.00
Angle Iron - $3/foot @18ft. = $54.00
Mortar - $4.00 @ 6 bags = $24.00
Firebrick - $1.60 @ 132 = $211.20
Cement- $3.00@ 10 bags= $30.00
Rebar- $1.50 @ 16 ft. = $24.00
Wood- 2x4 and 2x8 sections= $12.00
Approx. rough build total = $612.10

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Years ago I looked at my bare backyard and thought I should add something. I had a lot of unused space but felt trees and plants weren't what the space needed. I had seen outdoor kitchens and fireplaces in magazines and on TV and thought I would inquire with a contractor about having them built. I provided the contractors with example pictures of barbeques and fireplaces I liked and received quotes as high as $7,800 to build just the fireplace. more...