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Cheap alternative to fire bricks


DaddyManky
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2 hours ago, DaddyManky said:

Old fashioned Quarry floor tiles are cheap. Does anyone think these would be suitable?

https://www.wallsandfloors.co.uk/catalog/product/view/id/22726/s/quarry-red-tiles-plain-smooth-quarry-tiles/category/14814/

At that price could buy half a dozen and test a mock up.

quarry tiles normally about 6mm thick compared to the depth of a fire brick or a reclaimed red, would expect it to crack if not bedded well

seen quarry tiles used on a hearth but no that I can recall in a firebox

reclaimed red bricks don’t need to be best quality as not n show

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