Learn How To Cut Fire Brick For Your Next Masonry Project
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Cutting any sort of stone or brick seems pretty intimidating.Add fire to the name, and it's easy to feel like the project is way over your head.Fortunately, that couldn't be farther from the truth.With just a bit of know-how and a few regularly available tools, the question of how to cut firebrick is an easy one to answer.
Today, we'll cover everything you need to know about cutting firebrick, so you can take your masonry project to the next level without the help of the pros.What You'll Need Today, we're going to cover the 'old fashioned' way of doing things as well as a more power tool-centric version (woo!).
Either way, you won't need much in the way of tools.If you're planning on going the old-fashioned route, all you'll need is: Masonry chiselShort sledgehammer (although any hammer will do in a pinch)GlovesSafety gogglesFace maskRuler or tape measureChalk For more precise cuts, you'll want to enlist the help of a saw.
In that case, instead of a masonry chisel and short sledgehammer, you'll need your trusty miter saw.Step I: Measuring The first and arguably most important step is to measure your brick, so you can cut it precisely.
Once you've measured where you...