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What makes cabinets good quality? What questions to ask?

What makes cabinets good quality? What questions to ask?
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Only a trained eye will pick the difference between a CNC cut kitchen and a well cut kitchen on a panel saw. No difference in quality if done correctly If a CNC is used…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Sep 05, 2017 2:07 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens

We have bitten the bulletproof and decided to renovate kitchen. Kitchen is being done by Creative-Kitchens http://www.creative-kitchens.com.au Here are some pictures…

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shakey55
Sep 27, 2017 5:40 pm
mike100jobstodo
mike100jobstodo
10 September 2015

Links- Benchtops

Links- Benchtops
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Good links

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mike100jobstodo
Sep 10, 2015 10:46 am

Flatpack kitchens in Perth

Flatpack kitchens in Perth

There are a lot of companies in Perth supplying flat packs and its good to see most are Australian made keeping jobs here in WA. We have spent the last 24 months…

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Adam_Smith
Oct 17, 2017 2:48 pm
alice13
alice13
Yesterday

New Kitchen layout help

New Kitchen layout help

Hello, A few months ago I renovate my commercial kitchen from a kitchen planner. He made my kitchen so attractive and he also provides reliable services. I think you…

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alice13
Oct 16, 2017 9:20 pm

Thoughts on kitchen colours for a hopeless case!

Thoughts on kitchen colours for a hopeless case!

I think the combination of colours does sound complementing looking at their hues. However, the overall outlook might be too dark. Even though your backsplash will be…

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CameronRobertson
Oct 16, 2017 4:02 pm
CameronRobertson

Cold storage room in basement - My project to preserve food

Cold storage room in basement - My project to preserve food

That looks nice and compact! Congrats on a job well done! I have always wanted my own cold room but I am not too sure about my ability to handle the insulation and…

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CameronRobertson
Oct 16, 2017 3:59 pm
CameronRobertson
Southies
Southies
16 October

Cooktops using LPG

Cooktops using LPG

s no idea if the jets were changed. We did specify…

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Southies
Oct 16, 2017 8:33 am
Southies
arcadelt
arcadelt
11 October

Issue withe telescopic runners on oven

Issue withe telescopic runners on oven

Yes, with and older Electrolux, but over the years it has caused no problems or damage, so perhaps you are concerned unnecessarily.

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arcadelt
Oct 11, 2017 1:16 pm
PedroKim
PedroKim
11 October

Any Cooking Tools?

Any Cooking Tools?

You can also add stylish performance to your gourmet kitchen with…

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PedroKim
Oct 11, 2017 2:37 am
da_scud
da_scud
9 October

Importing kitchen appliances from Germany

Importing kitchen appliances from Germany

Thanks Alex - We are planning to bring in range hood, dishwasher and fridge.

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da_scud
Oct 09, 2017 8:22 am
theducks
theducks
9 October

Mondella (Bunnings) Cadenza Angled Vege Spray Sink Mixer?

Mondella (Bunnings) Cadenza Angled Vege Spray Sink Mixer?

It can be tightened down - best I can describe is to just keep trying, I got it in the end.

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theducks
Oct 09, 2017 1:14 am
theducks

looking for a joinery that will cut to size and install

looking for a joinery that will cut to size and install

All good. Yes joiners do a lot more than that. Its also a common misconception that carpenters can do this type of work or build kitchens. Sure they could have a go at…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Oct 08, 2017 7:56 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens

Anyone know what profile these kitchen doors are?

Anyone know what profile these kitchen doors are?

Find a kitchen company that does the routed designs in house they'll be able to usually make a design to suit you. It may cost extra to make the design in the program but…

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Richellebentley
Oct 07, 2017 8:29 am

kitchen drawers

kitchen drawers

Unfortunately all builders are different. So builders allow there contractors to bill you directly for changes and other builders put huge mark ups on.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Oct 06, 2017 8:51 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
wall-e
wall-e
3 October

Recommendations to buy undermount 60cm rangehood

Recommendations to buy undermount 60cm rangehood

Current smeg range hood model SAH460SS (http://www.smeg.com.au/smeg_com/docs/us ... H490SS.pdf) fan is not working but lights work. I am not sure whether this can be…

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wall-e
Oct 03, 2017 2:35 pm
Arcturus75
Arcturus75
28 September

Novocore 100% waterproof kitchen flooring, should I buy?

Novocore 100% waterproof kitchen flooring, should I buy?

Hey guys We're re-doing the flooring in our kitchen and have been looking at all the different options. One that we've seen is Novocore which has cork acoustic backing…

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Arcturus75
Sep 28, 2017 2:33 pm
Arcturus75
Joker
Joker
25 September

Sinks & island benches

Sinks & island benches

I personally prefer no sink in island, mine is 3 metres with no sink or cook top, looks free of clutter, with dishwasher, we spend about 15_20 minutes at sink only, I find…

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Joker
Sep 25, 2017 7:43 pm

I bet this is quite a puzzle because it's such a small space. Do you mean it's 3.3 metres by 3.3 metres? ...and the sink is in the next room? Where have you put your…

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Verity Jayne
Sep 22, 2017 9:11 pm
Verity Jayne
MrsJM
MrsJM
20 September

Black sinks

Black sinks

I have the blanco siligranite sinks in black and absolutely love them. Everyone warned me against them and said they would scratch etc. but they are perfect. My only gripe…

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MrsJM
Sep 20, 2017 6:25 pm
MrsJM
lys245
lys245
20 September

Polar White v Classic White kitchen cabinets

Polar White v Classic White kitchen cabinets
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Hi there, I came across your pic and was wondering how you are finding the finger pulls on the top cabinets? We are thinking of doing the same - keeping the top as finger…

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lys245
Sep 20, 2017 11:14 am
CameronRobertson
CameronRobertson
19 September

laminate vs polyurethane kitchen pantry

laminate vs polyurethane kitchen pantry

I personally have had my fair share of laminate, be it for cabinetry or flooring. It really does not last as long as the carpenter said it would but recommended anyways…

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CameronRobertson
Sep 19, 2017 8:52 pm
CameronRobertson
algernon
algernon
11 September

Symmetry V Practicality

Symmetry V Practicality

I'm a firm proponent of function before form, especially in such a critical room as the kitchen, and I'd vote for the asymmetrical but more useful layout. I agree that…

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algernon
Sep 11, 2017 11:50 pm
JM1911A1
JM1911A1
11 September

Best butlers/pantry wall cabniet options - Adelaide

Best butlers/pantry wall cabniet options - Adelaide

Anyone have any recommendations of the best places to get upper cabinets for a pantry in Adelaide? We also would be looking for an installer rather than DIY - the OH…

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JM1911A1
Sep 11, 2017 4:04 pm
JM1911A1

Price to upgrade 40mm Caesarstone?

Price to upgrade 40mm Caesarstone?

The builder doesn't actually supply it. They out source it to a stone mason.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Sep 10, 2017 12:08 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
AKB
AKB
8 September

Who sells a push to open, soft close large bin drawer?

Who sells a push to open, soft close large bin drawer?

We ended up with the Blum servo Drive on our bins and dishwashers in order to avoid handles

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AKB
Sep 08, 2017 11:02 pm
AKB

Painting kitchen cabinets with chalkboard paint?

Painting kitchen cabinets with chalkboard paint?

As long as you key the surface by sanding it properly the undercoat/paint will stick easily. Why chalk board paint?

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Sep 06, 2017 5:09 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CameronRobertson
CameronRobertson
4 September

Kitchen bar stools

Kitchen bar stools

Bar stools are really difficult to find those that truly match your taste. They either do not fit the height requirement or their design is too complicated. I had bought…

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CameronRobertson
Sep 04, 2017 3:25 pm
CameronRobertson
Joker
Joker
4 September

To Handle or Not Handle????

To Handle or Not Handle????

For me I love the look of over sized architectural looking handles, and cabinets stay cleaner longer.

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Joker
Sep 04, 2017 1:51 pm

Appliance steam

Appliance steam

If its just steam from a kettle and the doors are not vinyl wrap its not needed.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Sep 04, 2017 1:24 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens

Laminate Cabinets - matte or gloss???

Laminate Cabinets - matte or gloss???

I think the matte finishes look cheap in laminate. I would use gloss. But personally I wouldn't have a laminate door, I would have a semi gloss polyurethane(2pac) door in…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Sep 04, 2017 1:23 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens

20mm vs 40mm caesarstone benchtops

20mm vs 40mm caesarstone benchtops

20 or 40 there is no difference in quality only looks.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Aug 29, 2017 5:52 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens

Kitchen sink mounting

Kitchen sink mounting

I ended up buying a black granite sink on their website. That looks pretty awesome ah ah :)

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Aug 29, 2017 5:49 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
annielee
annielee
26 August

formica snowdrift = laminex polar white ?

formica snowdrift = laminex polar white ?

thanks for your comment.. will have another look at the cabinet this week..

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annielee
Aug 26, 2017 8:22 am

Acrylic Splashback????

Acrylic Splashback????

Use glass, do it once and do it right.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Aug 23, 2017 7:58 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
rattleAU
rattleAU
17 August

Kitchen drawers - Any cool gadgets, inserts or ideas?

Kitchen drawers - Any cool gadgets, inserts or ideas?

Than ks for the reply CuttingEdgeKitchens. Will look into it. Althom, I've seen some pretty sweet ones where people fit towel rails to the inside of cupboard doors are…

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rattleAU
Aug 17, 2017 2:32 am
Southies
Southies
11 August

Electrolux or Westinghouse

Electrolux or Westinghouse

great to hear algernon - thank you

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Southies
Aug 11, 2017 11:55 pm
Southies
AvaG
AvaG
11 August

Kitchen design query

Kitchen design query

Because of the island alignment though, I'd still favour a door that matches the cabinetry over glass

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AvaG
Aug 11, 2017 10:30 pm
bank
bank
8 August

Tiles - Gloss or Matte???

Tiles - Gloss or Matte???

I am a fan of matte, I think it hides more, however gloss is easier to clean. We chose matt originally but when that was discontinued we chose lappato. The tile we chose…

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bank
Aug 08, 2017 12:50 pm
bank

Island bench location

Island bench location

Is there any chance you could just swap the Family and Kitchen/Pantry/Laundry? You could rotate the kitchen 90 degrees so it faces the outside alfresco(?) or wraps around…

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First_Timer_Ray
Aug 04, 2017 5:02 pm
First_Timer_Ray

Our previous house. No issues with privacy or what not as kitchen overlooked the side of the house with fence

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PEARZ
Aug 03, 2017 3:37 pm
PEARZ
AJW
AJW
27 July

Caesarstone. Fresh concrete, Raw Concrete

Caesarstone. Fresh concrete, Raw Concrete

Yep, my sleek concrete does show every mark and wipe. Once a week we give it a proper clean using Jiff (which is essentially what the OEM cleaner is) and it comes up as…

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AJW
Jul 27, 2017 5:55 pm
JayaJaya
JayaJaya
26 July

Help! Repairing Crack in Kitchen Bench!

Help! Repairing Crack in Kitchen Bench!

It looks as if they did the whole riverdance on it! Does that hairline crack go all along to the tap? Hard to see in this pic. You could possibly do a few things...…

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JayaJaya
Jul 27, 2017 12:54 am
JayaJaya
lovemy3
lovemy3
26 July

Ceaserstone fresh concrete?

Ceaserstone fresh concrete?

Wanting a white stone benchtop without going too gloss. We are having Dulux natural white shaker profile cupboards. Love the look of the fresh concrete in caeserstone.…

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lovemy3
Jul 26, 2017 3:16 pm
marshi
marshi
25 July

Diamond gloss benches

Diamond gloss benches

Please show me photos of your diamond gloss benches if you have used this :)

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marshi
Jul 25, 2017 4:25 pm
Joker
Joker
23 July

How can I make Pantry look better

How can I make Pantry look better

Would do above sink, nice tiles or glass Splashback and empty wall, shelves, would lift it 100%.

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Joker
Jul 23, 2017 4:31 pm
aden
aden
22 July

wet bar

wet bar

has anyone installed a wet bar in their house and do you have any pics. just trying to get ideas for rumpus room and guest quarters thanks

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aden
Jul 22, 2017 9:26 am

are expert in it. Truly nice people and professional at all times.You can get help by them.

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Fatal.lordes
Jul 17, 2017 4:26 pm


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