bed of mortar then press the top course in place. On the project shown, this type of dry-stack construction was used for both circular walls that sur- round the large stone fire pit, which now highlights a beautiful backyard retreat that overlooks the water between the cool shade of tall trees. It makes a nice place to visit and is a heck of a home improvement. EHT
This project utilized two freestanding dry-stack walls to surround a fire pit.
The fire pit was surrounded with crushed rock and inte- grated into the paver patio.