DIY





Portable Outdoor Fireplace

A portable outdoor fireplace can keep your party moving!

| December 2011/January 2012

I really enjoyed your article on hearth cooking, Hearth Cooking: An Ancient Cooking Technique Revisited. A few years ago, while trying to find a place in the backyard to have a wienie roast, I put my mind to work and came up with a simple but workable plan for a cooker of my own. I call it my “portable, backyard cement-block fireplace.”

I used standard-sized cement blocks and recycled grill racks. I didn’t use mortar, so we can move the portable outdoor fireplace to a different location if the need arises.

For my family and friends, it has been an enjoyable and useful backyard wood cooker, cooking everything from smoked sausage on a stick to our Thanksgiving ham. Plus, the kids love it!

Ronnie Norwood
High Point, North Carolina



www.EasyWoodwork.org
5/27/2018 12:13:31 AM

I used the plans at WWW.EASYWOODWORK.ORG to make my own – I highly recommend you visit that website and check their plans out too. They are detailed and super easy to read and understand unlike several others I found online. The amount of plans there is mind-boggling… there’s like 16,000 plans or something like that for tons of different projects. Definitely enough to keep me busy with projects for many more years to come haha. Go to WWW.EASYWOODWORK.ORG if you want some additional plans :)


sexycowgirl
6/12/2015 8:49:09 AM

How do you make it


Ed
4/7/2015 3:31:08 PM

I haave searched the web for grills, I get everything except the top cooking grill and the bottom wood grill pictured. What else would you call them and any idead where to get them? Thanks







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