How to Clean old bricks?

by Graham Chiu   Last Updated September 14, 2018 08:21 AM - source

I've got a pile of old bricks taken from when my chimney was deconstructed as it was an earthquake risk.

They look like this

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I'd like to reuse them since they're fire bricks I assume, so I might be able to experiment with building a rocket stove.

So what's the best way of cleaning off all the mortar? Use a chisel? Or borrow a multitool with a diamond cutting head to remove the mortar?

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