This fire pit is a very good value for the money. That said, the assembly is challenging, much more so than it should be. With all do respect, it is not a job for a novice. With a few simpl... Show More.e engineering modifications installation would be much quicker. In altering the unit to burn natural gas, as suggested I drilled the orifice to 1/8". In final operation, I still needed to tape the air intake on the burner to produce a partially yellow flame as the burner's air adjustment was much too loose. Also, the optional vinyl cover is a worthy investment to protect from the elements.