Build a Stone Grill

This outdoor barbecue grill looks great! You'll enjoy years of backyard barbecue parties using it.

Outdoor Grill
The first step is to create a solid foundation for the stone grill.
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Stone Grill
The finished stone fireplace/barbecue pit.
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Note: This illustration does not depict the preferred building up process for the fieldstone work. (It should be one layer at a time.) This illustration is to show how all of the components fit and work together, as if all the stone work were complete and a section was removed to reveal the structure beneath. Only the two bottom layers of wire mesh are shown.
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Placement of wire mesh and rebar.
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Barbecue Grill
Wire mesh goes betwenn every layer of concrete block and its adjacent structure. For the sake of clarity, only the bottom layer is depicted in the illustration.
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Brick Grill
Note: The “cap” of the structure can be almost any noncombustible material: flagstone (shown), marble, granite, cement, slate or floor tile.
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