Gather Around a Fire Pit for a great summer projects
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Get Away Without Going Away

For the cost of one summer trip, you can create a relaxing summer oasis right in your own backyard. But, be warned: A yard this cool means that friends and family will come knocking. Whether or not you let them in, of course, is entirely up to you.

Get Started With a Fire Pit
Our How to Build a Fire Pit project is certainly a reader favorite. No matter the season, DIYers love the idea of an open flame for roasting marshmallows and late-night hangouts. Just make sure you're careful when you light up.

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