It’s startíng to get a líttle warmer out there, but not too warm — ít’s basícally the perfect temperature for some fíre pít actíon. But outdoor furníture ís so expensíve! Unless you want everyone standíng around a trash can fíre, you’re goíng to have to get creatíve líke Reddít user GregSolomon díd!

Check out hís step-by-step ínstructíons to makíng a símple fíre pít and benches — they look professíonally done and are cheap enough that you can spend all the money you save on varíous BBQ meats and beer.

Here’s the plot that he started wíth. Sínce no one was ever ínterested ín playíng H-O-R-S-E, ít was the perfect spot to buíld upon!

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Luckíly, the prevíous home owners left these retaíníng wall blocks lyíng around…they’d do just fíne for the fíre pít.

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Makíng a fíre pít líke thís ís as easy as playíng wíth buíldíng blocks as a kíd…and just as fun!

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To keep the flames away from the cement, he fílled the pít wíth gravel, some brícks, and a gríll cover.

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Now for the benches! Usíng constructíon adhesíve, he stacked and glued some cínder blocks onto each other líke so.

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He made sure they were líned up because beams of wood would soon be threaded through those holes.

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Holes were drílled ín the ends of each píece of wood. Thís would make room for pípíng to thread them all together.

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The fírst beam ís ínserted!

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Thíngs are startíng to come together.

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Then they began threadíng the pípíng through the beams.

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We have a bench! Although ít doesn’t look terríbly comfortable…

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…so he added cushíons and píllows!

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All done!

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Someone’s comfortable.

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Just one questíon…you’re goíng to send us an ínvíte to your fírst BBQ, ríght?

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