outdoor cast iron Chiminea
This outdoor cast iron chimenea is great for a small patio area in your back yard space. The Oakland Living Elite Chimenea will fit most decors and has a design that will be pleasing even when not in use.
What do you get in the box
You get a small patio size Chimenea that comes in several parts that when assembled will be 15 inches around and 34.5 inches tall. At only 30 pounds it can be moved easily to any location.
Assembly of your Chimenea
Assembly will just take a few minutes and only require a Philips screwdriver and an adjustable wrench. Just check the list of parts against the list on the instructions to make sure everything is there.
Start with attaching the legs with the included bolts and washers. Avoid over-tightening the bolts as to not damage the cast iron parts.
Stand up on the legs and add the stack. Attach with the painted screws, washers, and nuts. Add the base bottom with the bolts, washers, and nuts.
Next will be the door and latch. Attach these with the painted screws. Adding the screen to the stack will complete your assembly.
To protect your Chimenea from the weather the stack should always be covered so that rain or snow does not stand inside to prevent an early rust problem. Look at one of the covers below to extend the life of your Chimenea.
The following accessories are available for your Chimenea. These will enhance the value and give you a longer life of your fire pit.
Gas conversion kit
This kit will convert your wood-burning Chimenea to a gas burning fire pit. This will eliminate the need to keep a stack of wood, cleaning out of ashes, or having annoying smoke while your quest is around the fire pit.
There are several pads for the protection of your patio area from burning embers. These pads will not keep a wooden or other deck components from burning if the embers are left on the pad.
The pad is made of a heavy woven fiberglass material backed with a durable latex material. This pad will not be fireproof but will offer protection and time to remove burning embers if they fall out of the pit.
Getting a cover for your pit will extend its life in the outdoor environment. The covers are made to shed water and prevent mildew. Made of a durable cloth material it will be flexible in the coldest weather. it can be washed if needed and has a drawstring on the bottom to secure it to the chimenea.
Easy to assemble, strong construction
Can convert to gas use with add on kit
Great for small patios and has a decorative finish
Cast metal can be easy to break if not handled properly
Can burn through after a couple of seasons of use
Small not full size
For more information on other woodburning fire pit ideas, visit my other post with this link
The Oakland Living Elite Chimenea will be perfect for any small patio area in your outdoor space. When not in use just cover the top of the whole unit to protect from the elements. Smaller than the full-size units, this fire pit will still keep you warm and cozy on the cool nights when you want to enjoy nature and sit in your outdoor space.
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I’m not so sure that they burn through that quickly. I’ve got a cast iron one – it must be 7 years old and I’ve burnt tons of timber in it when cleaning out the garden over the years, at really high temperatures. I’ve burned whole trees. The thing is still going strong though it does look a little bit the worse for wear
This one does have a problem with burning thru if it is not protected from the elements.
Wow these are beautiful, I’ve often seen these in the hardware store (Not as nice as the one on display on your site) but didn’t know too much about them. You may have tempted me into getting one.
These offer the small size for a small area on your patio.
Nice design. Is it possible to cook on it?… I mean, does it have a grill plate??
You can cook in it if you cook something small. Does not have a grill plate for something to sit on. Must use a stick to cook something like hotdogs.
I love the look of these! It does seem a bit small though. I would probably go for a full size if I had a patio to put it on 😛
Definitely the kind of thing I’ll be putting on my “wish list” for the future. Nice post!
It is lower price but smaller than most of the full size models.
I love the design of the Oakland Living Elite Chimenea! It is elegant and functional at the same time. It provides the desired heating while enhancing the backyard decor. It is really beautiful!
Great site and useful too. What a brilliant idea the Chimenea is as its small enough to fit on most outdoor patio’s and still look attractive during the day. Most home owners are likely to get a few ideas for around their home from here. Good work 😉
This is a small patio type Chimenea. It has all the features of a full size unit without the price and size.
What a beautiful cast iron, I would definitely pick this one up!
Thanks for the post man!
This is the low end and smaller than full size. It will do everything a full size one will do.