This outdoor fire pit is in Palm Springs California. We use Azurlite Fireplace Glass and a crushed lava filler underneath. There were a few issues which we resolved.
First Issue: Don't use polished Mexican Pebbles as they will chase you across the yard.
Second issue: The ring could of been bigger as we installed a triple 30" stainless steel rind.
Third issue: The plumber installed a 3/8" reducer, why? :-)~ The gas line comes with 1/2", the ring is 1/2" so the plumber installed a 3/8" reducer in between the gas supply and the ring. Why in the heck would he do this? Anyway we just installed a 1/2" flex line and the pressure was back and fine.
Cover the wrong material with at least 1 1/2" to 2" of crushed lava.
We never were sent pictures of the fire pit burning, but we did test it during our installation.
November 10, 2009
Hello Ed, my name is Jai Crandall and I live in central NY. I have a good friend (Tom Morgan) that has a patio that he generally uses wood to throw some heat for his quests when he entertains. Unfortunately, as I'm sure you know, the smoke can really get to you after a while. This is a very high end home and he entertains for some very important people. He would like to eliminate the wood a replace them with some propane inserts. It doesn't have to look like a fireplace, but most importantly, it needs to throw some intense heat.
Pictures 1, 2 and 3 are the front views of the fire pits and as you will notice they are not square (each picture is labeled with the dimensions), they don't need to stay like they are, so if you want to make them square you can. Just go by the front measurement. Hopefully you can design something that will fit there needs.
I am sure that they are going to want electric ignition, and you can try to place the control valves in the front. Also, with the good New York weather, you want want to have covers for each unit.
Thank You so much for your time and I look forward to working with you to complete this project.
That's what I said when I first saw the project, YUK!!!! I tried to figure out what to do????
The next few pictures are from New York by Jai Crandall for Tom Morgan. We can hep transform any eye soar to an enjoyable garden fire pit. Just watch!
July 3, 2010
Now here are the finished pictures on the property. Very nice!
Hey Ed, Here are some pictures of the burners that I installed. They look great and they are very happy with their performance. Also, I believe that I may have a few more people interested in something similar to what I did for Tom Morgan. Have a great forth weekend and I will talk to you soon.
Jai came up with the Stainless Steel hollow base design and we went to work.
This is a happy ending!
Our propane burners were set to 100,000 btu's each for maximum heat. The glass that we used was Bronze Rust Copper Base Glass.
The next several pictures show you a flip top box design for a fire pit control panel. It is constructed from stainless steel or could be made from aluminum. The trimming valves are for adjusting the flame are inside along with an electronic key to activate the electronic ignition. These were made for an apartment complex and only the management had control of the electronic ignition. Here are the pictures.
These two separate boxes were made to fit each specific fire pit.
Starfire Base Glass was installed on the fire pit. It is ona fan tail of a ship by www.SylviaBolton.com
Black Base Glass was installed below in this mosaic fire pit.
Below is a fire pit with a Clear Base Glass with Azurlite Base Glass and Starfire Base Glass on top
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