Tabletop Fire Bowl DIY Ideas

As the weather gets warmer, acquiring an additional heat source is probably the last thing on your mind. That said, once the sun sets, and you find yourself with a hankering for s’mores, that additional heat, in the form of a DIY tabletop fire bowl, may not seem like such an outlandish idea. Any one of these four DIY ideas are perfect if you’re entertaining past sunset, or if you’re working with a small space, without the option for a full scale fire pit.  

 

Using: A Concrete Cast & Fire-safe Rocks 

If you’re up for making your own concrete cast, you may be up for this DIY. The obvious perk of making your own bowl is that you can truly customize its size, making this a strategic DIY for anyone working with a small outdoor space.  

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Using: A Galvanized Metal Bowl 

If you’re not up for making your own bowl, this, slightly simpler DIY, using a ready-made galvanized bowl, calls for the DIY-er to prime and coat the bowl, fill it with recycled tempered glass chips, and insert a can of alcohol-free gel fuel. In only a few steps, you can enjoy a personal fire pit that will burn for hours.  

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Using: A Pot & Pebbles 

The challenge for this DIY idea lies in the pot selection. Fireproof options include: a ceramic or terra cotta plant pot, which can be obtained from the gardening department of your local hardware store.  

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Using: A Glass Box 

For something a little more artisan-looking, this glass box DIY is simple and inexpensive to make, in addition to looking chic and store-bought. Create the “pit” using a metal planter and cheap glass frames.  

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