This is our odessy in the world of reclaimed brick.


We made our single sided fireplace into a double sided or see thru fireplace.

Now we need to create the hearth for the other side.

Existing / Original Hearth

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Closeup of one of the corners. 

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Closeup of the hearth 

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Dimensions of the bricks

The dimensions appear to be

8 1/4″  by 2 1/4 and 3 7/8  When Measured by Robbie

8″ by 2 1/4″ by 3 3/4″  from the pictures below


Here are some for sale near atlanta


Does anyone know if this is some sort of standard size? 

 Here is one good page with many standard brick dimensions

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Where to buy Reclaimed Bricks

Near Atlanta

Greensboro GA

Senoia GA  Approx Dimensions: 8″ by 3 3/4″ by 2 1/4″

Alpharetta, GA (facebook so you may need an account)

Spartanburg SC