DIY Fire Pit Cover

Our easy-to-build DIY fire pit cover keeps your firepit clean, chic and ready to rock when you want to fire it up. Using YellaWood® brand materials, this durable and custom DIY fire pit cover makes a convenient tabletop when your fire pit is dormant. This a quick project that protects your firepit and spruces up your backyard.

How to Make a Fire Pit Cover:


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Fire Pit Cover Plan

Wooden DIY fire pit cover technical drawing.


TIME: 3 Hrs


What you'll need to build a DIY fire pit cover:


  • (5) 1" x 6" x 8' YellaWood® Pressure Treated Pine
  • (2) 1" x 4" x 8' YellaWood® Pressure Treated Pine
  • (1 box) 1-1½" YellaWood® Outdoor Fasteners
  • 100 Grit Sandpaper
  • String
  • Pencil

Lumber Note: This materials list was used to build a cover for a fire pit with a 4' diameter. In your project, the size of fire pit will determine size of boards and how many you need.


  • Pocket screw jig
  • Drill
  • Jig saw
  • Router
  • 2 gate handles

Cut List

  • A: (5) 1" x 6" x 8'
  • B: (2) 1" x 4" x 8'

*Adjust measurements for your fire pit diameter. Cutlist may vary based on the size of your fire pit.

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