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Choppy182
Choppy182
10 June

What makes cabinets good quality? What questions to ask?

What makes cabinets good quality? What questions to ask?
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I wouldn't get a builder to give you quotes, they will only go to a Cabinet Maker or Kitchen manufacturer anyway, get the quote from them and add their markup. Kitchen…

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Choppy182
Jun 10, 2018 5:53 pm

Wow. Beautiful kitchens everyone. Mine is not quite finished - still have my concrete splashback to go, but here is a little glimpse of my island. :x!

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DamNita
May 18, 2018 2:44 pm
DamNita
Michelle
Michelle
8 February

Links- Benchtops

Links- Benchtops
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Thinking this post might need an up date...:)

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Michelle
Feb 08, 2018 6:39 pm
Michelle

Hi Ursula I'm looking into something similar to what you were asking. Would be great if you went ahead with it and hope to hear your progress. I have a 40mm overlap…

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Emmz70
Mar 14, 2016 2:49 pm
melbournevicau
melbournevicau
29 November 2015

Stone Benchtops - Possible for supply only?

Stone Benchtops - Possible for supply only?

Try this http://www.konnectkitchenstore.com.au We bought our stone benchtop from that store for our extra kitchen. You could get a full sized 3M stone between $400-800…

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melbournevicau
Nov 29, 2015 8:37 pm
leni
leni
2 September 2015

Kitchen layout advice please

Kitchen layout advice please

Swap fridge amd pantry around?

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leni
Sep 02, 2015 10:40 pm
leni
robbie55
robbie55
27 March 2014

Is too much beige barely enough?

Is too much beige barely enough?

To suggest colours it might be best if you could post a photo. PS take a look at your taps as well if they old maybe replace them.

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robbie55
Mar 27, 2014 1:47 pm
robbie55

You'll find most 60cm European standard size single oven will fit the Ikea oven cabinet as the oven brackets in the cabinets can be adjusted slightly to fit the oven. Here…

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Jaeger LeCoultre
Mar 06, 2014 11:39 pm
cigness
cigness
20 February 2014

Bencthop weight estimation

Bencthop weight estimation

We managed to lift the bench tops off with only 2 people!! Thanks for the help.

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cigness
Feb 20, 2014 5:03 pm
bob97
bob97
8 January 2014

Rough edging on laminex

Rough edging on laminex

Thanks. The chipping is on the melamine board so looks like it is what u say... A badly setup saw.

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bob97
Jan 08, 2014 7:50 pm
nobl
nobl
6 November 2012

Adding kitchen pantry after handover - How do I do it?

Adding kitchen pantry after handover - How do I do it?

Yes you would save with a flat pack (ready made) but the quality is terriable compared to a kitchen company or cabinet maker. Price…

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nobl
Nov 06, 2012 10:26 am
nobl
nobl
nobl
5 November 2012

kickboard removal for floating floor, is it worth it?

kickboard removal for floating floor, is it worth it?

There are two types of kickboards. 1. Proper kickboards built in a ladder style that fully support the cabinets. These can not be…

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nobl
Nov 05, 2012 12:37 pm
nobl
Pepsi_Drinker
Pepsi_Drinker
14 September 2012

flushmounting an induction cooktop- need pro advice

flushmounting an induction cooktop- need pro advice

.......I did not like the look of silicon around the top, and if left open as many have said here, grime etc would collect in…

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Pepsi_Drinker
Sep 14, 2012 1:15 am
Pepsi_Drinker
tengals
tengals
12 August 2012

Schweigen v Qasair

Schweigen v Qasair

what about Goldline products. they are designed for high power wok and oil cooking, australian made too i think. We have one.

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tengals
Aug 12, 2012 9:00 am

base kitchen cabinet depth

base kitchen cabinet depth

You can get cabinets in any depth you like. Just go to a cabinet maker.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
May 25, 2012 6:33 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
unfunkable
unfunkable
29 April 2012

price check on a quantum quartz bench

price check on a quantum quartz bench

yeah sounds abit expensive to me... the lady did say where ever it overhangs it looks like its 40mm but the part that is the bench over the cupboard it will be 20mm

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unfunkable
Apr 29, 2012 3:23 pm
fmus0993
fmus0993
18 February 2012

kitchen colours - laminex peacock with dark bamboo flooring

kitchen colours - laminex peacock with dark bamboo flooring

Is peacock that gorgeous teal colour? If so I think it would look fine. The chocolatey flooring will help ground…

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fmus0993
Feb 18, 2012 5:39 pm
Leni_82
Leni_82
15 February 2012

Kitchen Colours - coordinating with Quantum Quartz Everest

Kitchen Colours - coordinating with Quantum Quartz Everest

Everest isn't a grey colour. It's a white base with black, blue, white, transparent flecks. Good luck though

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Leni_82
Feb 15, 2012 1:17 pm
MrZebra
MrZebra
15 February 2012

Undermount rangehood and vinyl doors

Undermount rangehood and vinyl doors

I'm pretty sure that good quality vinyl wrap doors (from reputable companies) are tested to withstand 70C for several hours without delamination. I can't imagine you'd…

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MrZebra
Feb 15, 2012 7:34 am
kyeg
kyeg
13 February 2012

Benches under "low windows" - renovation hopes shattered?

Benches under "low windows" - renovation hopes shattered?

I am hoping to install a new kitchen in what was my dining rm, however the height of the existing windows is only 804 (floor to bottom of architrave) and i need to run a…

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kyeg
Feb 13, 2012 7:47 pm
CC101
CC101
24 January 2012

Square Edge Caesarstone Upgrade

Square Edge Caesarstone Upgrade

My stone mason told me that square edge will have very sharp edges and can get chipped. so go for pencil round.

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CC101
Jan 23, 2012 11:03 pm

Hi everyone, got a problem with the canopy ventilation. Below is the picture of my canopy just installed two months ago in the new house, is the gap in the pic acceptable?…

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umehomes
Jan 21, 2012 8:36 am
planeguy
planeguy
10 September 2011

Marmoleum as a kitchen floor

Marmoleum as a kitchen floor

Thanks xquisite. Our designer has supplied samples of marmoleum, however at roughly 20x15cm, it is hard to imagine how it would look laid - ie the joins, and the large…

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planeguy
Sep 10, 2011 7:42 pm

laminate countertop enquiry

laminate countertop enquiry

From what it sounds like they have installed square edge laminate tops. These should never be used in a…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jul 15, 2011 7:14 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jahmat85
Jahmat85
4 April 2011

Retrospective Kitchen Reno blog

Retrospective Kitchen Reno blog

I absolutely love what you have done with the kitchen. The original looks a lot similar to our kitchen , but we are hoping to renovate it in the coming few months. Are…

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Jahmat85
Apr 04, 2011 7:21 pm
DawnDrifter
DawnDrifter
9 March 2011

Stefani inline water filters from bunnings

Stefani inline water filters from bunnings

Hi all, hope you are well. Just a quick question to the forum - Have any of you had experience with the Stefani Inline water filter system($99) available from Bunnings. We…

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DawnDrifter
Mar 09, 2011 2:11 pm
simon88
simon88
12 January 2011

Ikea down lighting under top cupboards onto bench

Ikea down lighting under top cupboards onto bench

Hi If you want to change the lights to LED you are better of buying the strip LED lights. Unfortunately they dont make LED globes for those fittings you pictured. Not…

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simon88
Jan 11, 2011 11:08 pm

I know a lot of people would consider the cooktop so close the breakfast bar unsafe, and in a way it is. The…

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Michelle
Feb 28, 2009 7:42 am
Michelle
muzzman
muzzman
24 February 2009

How can I find out what this floor is?! They ARE tiles!!!

How can I find out what this floor is?! They ARE tiles!!!

Some examples of polished concrete made to look like tiles... http://www.pauldaviesdesign.co.uk/polished-concrete-floors.php

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muzzman
Feb 24, 2009 2:32 am
muzzman
BuildingACT
BuildingACT
17 February 2009

Can I use this for my kitchen cabinetry???

Can I use this for my kitchen cabinetry???

Interesting material. From a quick perusal of the specifications I don't think you would be able to hang (hinge) it without a frame or…

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BuildingACT
Feb 17, 2009 9:27 pm
BuildingACT
BuildingACT
10 December 2008

Kitchen cabinet colour - help please!

Kitchen cabinet colour - help please!
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that makes 2 of us!!! :D don't think the 'artistic writing' idea will get…

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BuildingACT
Dec 10, 2008 10:32 pm
BuildingACT
BuildingACT
30 October 2008

Anyone heard of/seen CaesarStone Concetto?

Anyone heard of/seen CaesarStone Concetto?

yeh, i really think it could look great! :) wont start…

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BuildingACT
Oct 30, 2008 10:04 pm
BuildingACT
BuildingACT
19 October 2008

Solid timber kitchen cabinets with plywood carcasses?

Solid timber kitchen cabinets with plywood carcasses?

Thanks again Earl. We're going for flat panel, wenge for the island cabinetry - so pretty dark! The tall kitchen cabinetry will be something lighter in 2pac poly (satin…

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BuildingACT
Oct 19, 2008 10:36 pm
BuildingACT
BuildingACT
8 October 2008

Custom kitchen/joinery company in Canberra

Custom kitchen/joinery company in Canberra

Hi BuildingACT From what I have seen, you are going to have the most stunning kitchen, I love your design and very european. Anyway, I think a…

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BuildingACT
Oct 08, 2008 7:13 pm
BuildingACT
BuildingACT
26 September 2008

Kitchen cabinets with a silhouette/pattern??

Kitchen cabinets with a silhouette/pattern??

Hi Adam, have a look at this website through laminex, it might be able to help.

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BuildingACT
Sep 26, 2008 6:34 pm
Minx
Minx
22 April 2008

Kitchen door/divider?

Kitchen door/divider?

I have the same thing however my kitchen is roomy with meals area. My partner chopped a door in half, ordered clear glass put it in, got those funky looking handles that…

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Minx
Apr 22, 2008 5:15 pm
ziggyboy
ziggyboy
26 March 2008

Which benchtop colour to go with cream doors

Which benchtop colour to go with cream doors

Thanks guys. After looking at my walls again they're a bit more yellow than I had imagined. I passed by the showroom this morning and now I'm leaning towards Cashmere.

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ziggyboy
Mar 26, 2008 10:44 am
alabaster
alabaster
16 March 2008

7 year guarantee

7 year guarantee

Renovator told me that their kitchens have 7 year guarantees and that they are required by law. Said if others don't have the guarantee then…

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alabaster
Mar 16, 2008 10:30 pm

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