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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.



Douglas FireplaceDouglas Fireplace

The Douglas

This fireplace is a massive structure that will surely be the focal point of your outdoor space. This design is perfect for building in a corner and with the raised extensions on both sides, plenty of seating space is available for many to sit around the fire. The front seating is 16" deep. To the sides of the chimney, there are 16" shelves, which are big enough for candles or other decoration and adornment. The overall dimensions of this fireplace are 175" wide, 72" deep, and 76" high. The firebox opening measures 32" wide, 24" deep, and 24" high. This fireplace requires block cutting.

The Douglas fireplace plan has a total of 40 pages.

Douglas Fireplace Dimensions -Click Here-


Concrete (cinder) block:

8x8x16 - (168)
8x8x8 - (2)
8x4x16 solids - (10)
Cap block - (30)

Additional building materials:

Mortar - 6 bags
Angle Iron 1 ½"
40" - (2)
24" - (2)


8x8x16 - $1.25 each @ 168 = $210.00
8x8x8 - $1.00 each @ 2 = $2.00
8x4x16 solid - $1.30 @ 10 = $13.00
Cap block - $1.00 @ 30 = $30.00
Angle Iron - $3/foot @16ft. = $48.00
Mortar - $4.00 each @ 6 bags = $24.00
Firebrick - $1.60 @ 85 = $136.00
Approx. rough build total = $463.00

This design can be built with shorter side seating if your space is limited.

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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...