Our standard size bricks which are suitable for most projects are: 11-1/4" x 11-1/4" x 4-3/4" OR 280mm x 280mm x 140mm
Standard bricks are solid bricks; they are required more than any other type, being wherever reinforcing, services or scaffolding bricks are not required.
O-Bricks have a 4-1/2" (115mm) diameter hole blocked-out in the center of the brick. This brick is laid to create a vertical column every other course as shown in the drawing.
U-Bricks have half of a 4-1/2" (115mm) diameter hole blocked-out from one end of the brick.
Half U-Bricks are rectangular and form with the U-Bricks form a clean vertical core in all corners and beside openings.
Double U-Bricks have half of a 4-1/2" (115mm) diameter hole on two opposite ends of the brick. They are used when two vertical columns are required next to one another.
Scaffold Bricks accept self-supporting scaffolding pipes through the wall horizontally. Click here to learn more.
U-Scaffold Bricks are used where a scaffold pipe is next to a vertical column.
Channel Bricks are used to construct reinforced adobe arches.
If you are interested in acquiring bricks from one of our brickyards, please contact us to obtain a quote for your specific requirements. We can also provide the same material for your adobe mortar.
We are currently produced BRICKS in these LOCATIONS:
Panama City, Panama
Waiheke Island, New Zealand
Vancouver BC, Canada
We welcome visitors to our brickyards with prior arrangement. If you are interested to visit or attend a workshop at one of these locations, please contact us and we will do our best to accommodate.
Adobe Brick Plastic Molds
Our HDPE 5/8" plastic molds are welded to create a high performance form to make adobe bricks. The adobe material slips off the molds with ease and the molds are light-weight, therefore more bricks can be made in a day with less effort. When finished, the adobe mud simply washes off the molds. These molds will enable you to make thousands of bricks with less effort than any other mold material type. Shipping not included in price.
Set of 2 bricks for the single brick maker. US $250.00
Set of 6 bricks for 2+ brick makers. US $675.00
Learn how to build your own adobe home with our comprehensive how-to book. Step-by-step instructions on the entire brick making and laying process drawn from the experience of over 50 major adobe construction projects worldwide. US$34.95
We have created a set of drawings that will help any designer understand the technical details of adobe construction. These professionally drawn plans include a sample floor plan and two cross-sections showing details of footings, lintel and arch design, bond-beams, reinforcing, and more. We will email you the drawings in a pdf format directly unless you request otherwise. US $150.00
Adobe Madre Brick Types
Our cement stabilized adobe bricks are made from local material at our various brick yard locations. We make an assortment of different shaped bricks. The bricks can be molded to any size to suit your projects needs. Please see below for our standard brick types and where bricks can be obtained.
Adobe Madre Bricks
How-to Adobe Construction Manual - New Book for Sale
Make Your Own Brick Mold with our Mold Design
Our mold design is useful to construct your own set of steel or aluminum molds. These drawings can be given to a welder or they can be adapted to construct a set of timber frame molds. The three molds form all the necessary bricks you will need for any project in an appropriate ratio of brick types. We will email you the plans in pdf format directly, unless you request otherwise. US $75.00