Thin Stone Thin Brick


Cultured stone
Fire brick
Full brick
Full stone
Thin brick
Thin stone

Natural Veneer Manufactured Veneer
Can it be used structurally? In many but not all, instances yes No, manufactured veneer can only carry its own weight
Thickness Usually 0.75 – 1.75” Full-dimension is at least 2” thick; thin is less than 2”
Colorfast Will not fade Often will fade over time and chipping can occur exposing manufacturing materials
Face size Up to ~ 18” ~14” and larger
Weight About half the natural counterpart
Installation Easier to cut and handle because it is porous and light-weight; predictable sizes
Cost Lower entry price point