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CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
5 September 2017

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 1:07 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
JenBarber
JenBarber
5 April

Show me your kitchen...

Show me your kitchen...
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Love it. I've got the same concerns about laminate flooring, we'll be building with it too. But all of the reviews I've read on here say it wears well (including with…

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JenBarber
Apr 05, 2018 12:14 pm
JenBarber
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

From grand butlers pantries, to narrow pull out pantries, read below to find a solution to pantry design for your renovation. Start a topic..

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Blue Tea
Apr 23, 2018 2:00 am
Blue Tea
AJW
AJW
20 h

Pull out sideways shoe racks

Pull out sideways shoe racks

That is of course an option but so is asking on sites like this if anyone knows of places where they can be brought. Main point of this board isn’t it? Ps I built the…

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AJW
Apr 22, 2018 8:33 am
Southies
Southies
17 April

Outdoor wok burner

Outdoor wok burner

thanks I'll check out bunnings

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Southies
Apr 17, 2018 3:03 pm
Southies

Join in Caesarstone

Join in Caesarstone
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The majority of slabs are 3000mm long so having a join is normal but it shouldn't have cracked.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Apr 16, 2018 5:17 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Joker
Joker
5 April

Stain on caesarstone

Stain on caesarstone
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If you use a high quality professional aussie made product from wizard Australia, no soap on contents, environmentally friendly, used for years with no dulling effect,…

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Joker
Apr 05, 2018 8:58 am
arcadelt
arcadelt
4 April

Outdoor kitchens question

Outdoor kitchens question

If you check the it just leaves the water inlet and drain hanging, and says nothing about how you connect it. However, because the BBQ has wheels, you wouldn’t want a…

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arcadelt
Apr 04, 2018 10:39 pm

Using a benchtop for a study desk - Where to find?

Using a benchtop for a study desk - Where to find?

I can do a custom made top at any size. Do you have the exact sizes and colour of the laminate?

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Apr 04, 2018 4:14 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Evelin
Evelin
4 April

Electric v Gas cooktop?

Electric v Gas cooktop?

Induction but you have to check the wattage of the zones and take one with dual or better multislider. Until recently I had Miele. With various wattages per zone, it was…

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Evelin
Apr 04, 2018 9:15 am
steel
steel
3 April

Window splashback

Window splashback

I particularly hate ours. Just looks permanently covered in grease and grime if I dont clean it weekly and its far harder to clean properly than an actual splashback. I…

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steel
Apr 03, 2018 1:31 pm
StoneGuru
StoneGuru
31 March

Smartstone Absolute Blanc

Smartstone Absolute Blanc

If you want a pure white, go to Technistone Crystal Diamond white

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StoneGuru
Mar 31, 2018 3:33 pm
StoneGuru
StoneGuru
StoneGuru
25 March

Smartstone benchtops

Smartstone benchtops

Yes, any damage is repairable. But only one ot two companies in the world have the knowledge, skills and know how to do so.

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StoneGuru
Mar 25, 2018 10:09 am
StoneGuru

The only guide to follow is this, it will not void or damage any stone. Also it actually will remove stains, which is the major issue when you get one.

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StoneGuru
Mar 23, 2018 7:13 am
StoneGuru
StoneGuru
StoneGuru
23 March

White benchtops absolute blanc or pure white

White benchtops absolute blanc or pure white

Technistone Crystal White is the whitest and in our opinion the best quartz brand on the market.

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StoneGuru
Mar 23, 2018 7:04 am
StoneGuru
StoneGuru
StoneGuru
23 March

White benchtops

White benchtops

Technistone Crystal White is the whitest of all the quartz brands and in our opinion the best quartz product on the market.

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StoneGuru
Mar 23, 2018 6:59 am
StoneGuru
StoneGuru
StoneGuru
23 March

caesarstone stain testing - expressions of interest :)

caesarstone stain testing - expressions of interest :)
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For any stain, this document will guide you through step by step on any stone especially quartz etc.

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StoneGuru
Mar 23, 2018 6:40 am
StoneGuru

My kitchen is Vivid White and love it as a contrast again the Caesarstone.

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DamNita
Mar 19, 2018 10:26 am
DamNita

Pantry Next To Cooktop

Pantry Next To Cooktop

A narrow pantry internally of around 300mm still works well. Sure you cant store big cereal boxes but most other things fit. Its worth considering.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Mar 15, 2018 8:37 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
gih995m
gih995m
13 March

Kitchen Design - Need Extra Set of Eyes

Kitchen Design - Need Extra Set of Eyes

Looks nice, but what do you think about changing your kitchen counter tops to a soapstone. Check it out here: https://www.greatideahub.com/soapstone-countertops/

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gih995m
Mar 13, 2018 10:01 pm
StoneGuru
StoneGuru
13 March

Standard builders range of silestone

Standard builders range of silestone

There is generally 8 colours in the standard range that is the budget range available to builders You will need to contact your specific builder, as not all builders have…

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StoneGuru
Mar 13, 2018 11:13 am
StoneGuru

Silestone bench pricing

Silestone bench pricing

You cant find pricing as its not like buying something from Bunnings. The price is determined by the following Colour, overall size of you top, finished thickness,…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Mar 13, 2018 11:04 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens

Cold storage room in basement - My project to preserve food

Cold storage room in basement - My project to preserve food

It looks great! I've chosen to go with a similar solution and it's working out just perfect. Additionally, I've "installed" storage containers and I'm using labels for…

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faith.mcgregor85
Mar 10, 2018 7:36 am
lostlozza
lostlozza
28 February

Kitchen colours feedback please...

Kitchen colours feedback please...

Hi Just wondering if anyone could help love your kitchen, I was hoping to use honey elm but builder just informed me he uses poltec is there anyone who would know of honey…

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lostlozza
Feb 28, 2018 5:57 pm
StoneGuys
StoneGuys
28 February

Stone Ambassador Feedback

Stone Ambassador Feedback

There would be only four brands that we would recommend based on a number of factors including how durable the products are, after sales service and how well the clean and…

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StoneGuys
Feb 28, 2018 1:05 pm
StoneGuys
StoneGuys
StoneGuys
28 February

Caesarstone....

Caesarstone....
1, 2, 3

please upload a photo and we can tell you why it has…

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StoneGuys
Feb 28, 2018 11:42 am
StoneGuys
77jopet
77jopet
27 February

Nikpol Black Matt drawers & pantry.

Nikpol Black Matt drawers & pantry.

Hi, im renovating m kitchen soon and love the feel and look of the Nikpol black Matt for drawers & pantry and nikpol arlington oak for upper cupboards. The company claims…

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77jopet
Feb 27, 2018 6:02 pm
mishb
mishb
27 February

Waterfall Edges on Island - Yay or Nay?

Waterfall Edges on Island - Yay or Nay?

We're having a waterfall on one end and a cantilever on the other, 20mm which is a more modern look.

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mishb
Feb 27, 2018 3:42 pm

All Quartz no matter the brand if the wrong cleaners are used on lighter colours WILL YELLOW or discolour. It is due to the high caustic nature of most off the shelf…

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StoneGuys
Feb 27, 2018 7:10 am
StoneGuys

help with splashback issue in new house

help with splashback issue in new house

Yes its just plain lazy, taking a major short cut rather than rectifying the mistake properly.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Feb 20, 2018 5:02 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens

Metricon Kitchen Cupboards Alignment Check

Metricon Kitchen Cupboards Alignment Check

Wow that's terriable. I hope you have refused to pay any further progress payments until its resolved? Such basic mistakes being made, I wonder how these companies live…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Feb 17, 2018 1:31 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens

Diamond gloss laminate kitchen benches

Diamond gloss laminate kitchen benches

Come again? If a laminate bench top is installed by a professional company the entire bench top will come from the factory completely ready to go. All joins cut, all…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Feb 17, 2018 1:27 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Michelle
Michelle
12 February

When you are tight on space

When you are tight on space

Depends how often you want to to dip into it. 😁 www.denovoconcepts.com

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Michelle
Feb 12, 2018 6:15 am
Michelle
Joker
Joker
10 February

Triangle versus zones

Triangle versus zones

Your layout is good, as fridge access is easy and clean, and the busy sink area is in a otherwise really quite area, sink and fridge get used more than cook top area, so…

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Joker
Feb 09, 2018 11:13 pm
StoneGuru
StoneGuru
4 February

what is the best way to clean stone bench tops

what is the best way to clean stone bench tops
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Might be worth checking this guide out for all stone cleaning Has solved alot of our issues. Thanks Might be worth checking out this…

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StoneGuru
Feb 04, 2018 10:43 pm
StoneGuru
MrsJM
MrsJM
28 January

Caesarstone upgrade cost

Caesarstone upgrade cost

Coral quoted up 11k to upgrade the whole kitchen and pantry to supernatural

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MrsJM
Jan 28, 2018 6:08 am
MrsJM
Blue Tea
Blue Tea
25 January

Marble bench tops and alternative options

Marble bench tops and alternative options

It really is tricky getting your head around the type of marbles, the price differences and what other options could be available to you. We have written an article about…

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Blue Tea
Jan 24, 2018 11:58 pm
Blue Tea
chippy
chippy
24 January

laminate vs polyurethane kitchen pantry

laminate vs polyurethane kitchen pantry

Carcass is generally HMR melamine particle board. The doors and panels are made from MR MDF board that has a very smooth melamine surface. This gives a very smooth finish…

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chippy
Jan 23, 2018 11:12 pm
chippy
Justin from SGT
Justin from SGT
23 January

Thoughts on mirrored glass splashback

Thoughts on mirrored glass splashback

Hey guys, you should have a look at this 6 mm Low Iron Toughened…

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Justin from SGT
Jan 23, 2018 6:33 pm
Justin from SGT

Soft Close Drawers and Cupboards

Soft Close Drawers and Cupboards

Softclose runners are sold as a pair. You cant buy them individually. You can but cheap nasty add ons but stay away from them. Every hinge I use is softclose. It has a…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jan 22, 2018 9:17 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
mj-mac4
mj-mac4
20 January

Do not like kitchen wall tiles

Do not like kitchen wall tiles

Hello, it will cost around $500 - $600 to replace with new tiles and take the old ones off. Make sure they don’t damage your cabinetry when taking the tiles off. But…

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mj-mac4
Jan 20, 2018 12:33 pm
mj-mac4
Althom
Althom
19 January

Corian vs Caesarstone

Corian vs Caesarstone
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We've had Caesarstone in for 6 years, We cook a lot of curries so turmeric and curry powder marks are common. We use Caeserstone's own cream cleaner and have zero stains.

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Althom
Jan 19, 2018 10:16 am
Althom

Caesarstone and draining grooves

Caesarstone and draining grooves

Hi, not sure if you have already chosen your sink yet and which size you're looking for (seems to be between 860 and 1160 ?). In case you're still looking, we do have a…

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Friendly Kitchen
Jan 07, 2018 2:19 pm
Friendly Kitchen
Gulliv
Gulliv
6 January

colour help polytec cupboards with organic white bench

colour help polytec cupboards with organic white bench

Hi I need some help selecting our polytec kitchen cupboards. We are going with a Caesar stone organic white benchtop in the kitchen and I'm not sure if we should choose…

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Gulliv
Jan 06, 2018 6:34 pm
JAMBY
JAMBY
1 January

Help with kitchen layout!

Help with kitchen layout!

And thank you sparrowsnest I will definitely check it out! I wish I were a better cook, then at least I’d have some idea of what I’m doing haha

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JAMBY
Jan 01, 2018 1:07 am
JAMBY
AJW
AJW
27 December 2017

Fridge cavity - what’s a good amount of space each side?

Fridge cavity - what’s a good amount of space each side?

They shouldn't really need that much if there is a vent at the back for the hot air to escape to. Most fridge cavities I've ever seen with an overhead cupboard onto have a…

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AJW
Dec 27, 2017 4:12 pm
JenBarber
JenBarber
26 December 2017

Pull Out Spice Rack - Kitchen Designer says No

Pull Out Spice Rack - Kitchen Designer says No

I think you and the designer have the better idea here. Like you say, if the individual pull out drawers will last longer and have similar ease of access as the big pull…

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JenBarber
Dec 26, 2017 12:31 pm
JenBarber


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