Frederik Roijé calls his Smokestack a "memory from the past" because its look is based on the industrial chimneys he would spot in Holland during his youth. But in his hands, this urban shape is re-purposed as a standout garden fireplace heater that stands at 6.5 feet tall to welcome one and all. The relatively light shell is fabricated in Corten steel, a metal developed during the 1930s in the U.S. purposefully created with a protective oxide film that yields strength while it weathers to a handsome coppery hue by the elements.
Or if you're in sunny Southern California as we are, do as Andy did with ours and hasten it along by a frequent spray from the garden hose. The ultimate in grownup campfires!