Do you know that you can make a stainless steel up-cycled garden fireplace incinerator from an old washing machine? It will work as a patio heater like a charm. To be more specific it will be done from the stainless steel drum from the washing machine. The drum looks well and won’t burn up like a steel barrel over time. If you have an access to several old washing machines or dryers you can make several such heaters. They would definitely looks nice together. Check out full instructions on Instructables.