Brick veneer

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Old 12-09-19, 09:26 AM
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Brick veneer

I have a wood burning stove sitting on a red brick hearth (circa 1960). One of the bricks has broken and it is only around 1/2 inch thick. Is something they sell somewhere anymore? Or should I hammer off all the brink and use slate tile or something else...

Just looking for opinions.... thanks!
 
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Old 12-09-19, 09:52 AM
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They make lots of thin brick faux stone, finding one that matches and is the correct size will be the challenge!

Is it intact and can be re-mortared in place?
 
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Sounds like a brick paver or maybe quarry tile. I have the latter under my stove, mine are about 6" square and 1/2" thick.
 
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Google Zbrick. You can order cartons from Home Depot.
 
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The pieces in need to replace are shattered and can't be put back. They are corner pieces and have a side profile of an "L". Anyone see anything like that?
 
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Both Lowes and Home Depot have Old Mill thin brick, which has corners shaped like an L.
 
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Old Mill and Z-Brick would both work - but neither will ship to Canada.... argh.
 
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Then go to a local brick supplier or ready-mix plant. Or go to your local store in person.
 
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Canyon Stone Canada has a dealer in Calgary, try them.
 
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