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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
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
AJW
AJW
26 October 2017

Issue withe telescopic runners on oven

Issue withe telescopic runners on oven

Yup, same issue with 1 year old EVEP616BB.. Also do you find with yours that food takes a lot longer to cook than it should, like the temp isn't high enough? Not happy…

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AJW
Oct 26, 2017 7:13 pm
HBT Agency
HBT Agency
20 October 2017

RE: Cabinet handles

RE: Cabinet handles

I would suggest you visit . They have a huge range of variety about cabinet handles, cabinet knobs,…

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HBT Agency
Oct 20, 2017 9:29 am
Berek
Berek
20 May 2017

Laminex 180fx, Silk finish and Diamond Gloss Acrylic Edging

Laminex 180fx, Silk finish and Diamond Gloss Acrylic Edging
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Almost 5 years ago.... probably hosted them somewhere and removed since.

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Berek
May 20, 2017 9:51 pm
Joker
Joker
26 April 2017

Cupboards Or Drawers?

Cupboards Or Drawers?
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Have got both and access, convenience and storage are far better with draws, the same space with cupboards holds far less, and half what you are storing is very difficult…

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Joker
Apr 26, 2017 1:18 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
13 April 2017

Vinyl wrap kitchen YES or NO?

Vinyl wrap kitchen YES or NO?

You have been lucky then. There is a crazy high percentage of kitchens with vinyl wrap that have had many doors fail and the vinyl start shrinking, peeling or completely…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Apr 13, 2017 7:43 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
19 March 2017

ultraglaze or 2 pac

ultraglaze or 2 pac

Personally I would always use 2pac for a few reasons. 2pac is available in 1000s of colours and any finish from matt to gloss. You can pick any colour from any paint…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Mar 19, 2017 5:03 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
SilentBoB
SilentBoB
17 November 2016

Your Kitchen Sink?

Your Kitchen Sink?
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We are having undermount in the kitchen in our new build and top mount in the scullery. Considering on changing the sink in the kitchen to a round single bowl at…

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SilentBoB
Nov 17, 2016 6:01 pm
SilentBoB

Hi Molly I've installed many Metaline splashbacks and think it's a good product. It used to be quite expensive (almost the same as glass) but I think that Laminex have…

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chippy
Nov 15, 2016 11:45 pm
chippy
Charley
Charley
15 November 2016

The kitchen sink?

The kitchen sink?

Forgot to add our sink has a flat bottom

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Charley
Nov 15, 2016 6:37 pm
shortnstumpy
shortnstumpy
14 October 2016

Sleek Concrete Caeserstone

Sleek Concrete Caeserstone

G'day, We are also planning on the sleek concrete - any idea of the cost difference between this and the standard range? Cheers, Mort. We just had…

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shortnstumpy
Oct 14, 2016 6:47 pm
shortnstumpy
themakeovergroup
themakeovergroup
22 September 2016

Kitchen design- ideas appreciated.

Kitchen design- ideas appreciated.

Hi Guys, you might be interested in this download: 101 Kitchen & Bathroom Design Ideas You can get it from…

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themakeovergroup
Sep 22, 2016 8:15 am
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renomart
Sep 13, 2016 10:18 pm
renomart
renomart
renomart
13 September 2016

Upper cabinetry depth

Upper cabinetry depth

The best way would be to split the height of the overheads and have the extreme uppers 600mm deep

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renomart
Sep 13, 2016 9:57 pm
renomart
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
5 September 2016

Modifications to Kitchen Cabinetry

Modifications to Kitchen Cabinetry

Just a heads up your doors are not laminate doors. The would be either vacuum form or polyurethane doors. That type of door is easily available from Tesrol or Polytec that…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Sep 05, 2016 2:00 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
sjl81
sjl81
30 August 2016

oven switch location

oven switch location

we are in queensland, unsure if it makes a difference, but presume as/nzs apply on a national level

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sjl81
Aug 30, 2016 10:55 am
sco77k
sco77k
8 August 2016

Anybody used a whole stone slab for their island?

Anybody used a whole stone slab for their island?

I have a whole slab for my island. don't have any issues with it, the bigger the better I say!

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sco77k
Aug 08, 2016 3:06 pm
sco77k
MrsJM
MrsJM
4 August 2016

Caesarstone wont warrant bench over 3000mm?! -from 3060slab

Caesarstone wont warrant bench over 3000mm?! -from 3060slab

I'm glad they are rectifying but can't say I'm surprised. Not a huge fan of coral homes at the moment. Their knowledge of product is terrible and they just pull 'facts'…

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MrsJM
Aug 04, 2016 4:45 pm
MrsJM
missticky2
missticky2
11 July 2016

Corner Pantry Shelf Depth

Corner Pantry Shelf Depth

Thank you...that is something to consider :)

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missticky2
Jul 11, 2016 11:36 am
felix_deLarge
felix_deLarge
8 July 2016

Abey Lago Sinks

Abey Lago Sinks

Hi all, Just wondering if someone with an Abey Lago sink could help me out. We're looking at putting one in our new kitchen, however I was hoping to see what the lip…

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felix_deLarge
Jul 08, 2016 6:56 pm
sjl81
sjl81
3 June 2016

Exhaust / rangehood above island with high ceilings

Exhaust / rangehood above island with high ceilings

That looks interesting, my nearest external wall is 4.6m away from the island. Although the kitchen area is actually in stumps so might it be possible to exhaust to the…

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sjl81
Jun 03, 2016 4:32 pm
Rikesh
Rikesh
22 May 2016

Is the caeserstone joint ok?

Is the caeserstone joint ok?

Yes it is back of the cooktop. But I will take a better picture and post it soon. Thanks

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Rikesh
May 22, 2016 11:41 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
10 February 2016

Caesarstone overhang

Caesarstone overhang

The height of your island can also be designed in two levels, with the working area set at a comfortable height for standing prep work and the dining area lower or higher…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Feb 10, 2016 6:38 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
1 February 2016

Height of Splashback Behind Gas Hob QLD

Height of Splashback Behind Gas Hob QLD

You really need to check the specs of your rangehood as well. Some specify a minimum height above the cooktop which is more than the regs require!

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Feb 01, 2016 7:36 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
chippy
chippy
12 December 2015

Kitchen Cabinets "Sinking" under weight of granite benchtop

Kitchen Cabinets "Sinking" under weight of granite benchtop

Whilst I agree with CEK that a timber plinth is the strongest method for installing kitchens, the adjustable legs are more than adequate. They are extremely strong in…

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chippy
Dec 12, 2015 4:35 pm
chippy
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
23 November 2015

Bench top offcuts

Bench top offcuts

and install it including sealing around it and fitting the sink etc? (pre-existing sinks) Would it be a LOT…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Nov 23, 2015 1:50 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
16 November 2015

Drawer sizes

Drawer sizes

With shadowline you loose 50mm of drawer height over normal handles because of the rail that is required. The more drawers you have the more space you loose.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Nov 16, 2015 8:02 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
mike100jobstodo
mike100jobstodo
11 September 2015

a new gadget of my kitchen

a new gadget of my kitchen

Oh. Wow. That really is a useful kitchen gadget. I can’t imagine what I’d do without a kitchen scale as I love to bake a lot. I currently have a manual kitchen scale…

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mike100jobstodo
Sep 11, 2015 9:31 am

We went for both, stone &…

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MnT
Aug 30, 2015 6:06 pm
MnT
kylie40
kylie40
15 July 2015

list your favorite gadget in kitchen...

list your favorite gadget in kitchen...

not sure what counts as a gadget, but what I "couldn't live without": dishwasher (hate washing up!) microwave sandwich toaster (we use it every day) my big cake-mixer (I…

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kylie40
Jul 15, 2015 12:31 am
kylie40
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MrBee
Jul 01, 2015 2:22 pm
MrBee
TomCat
TomCat
15 June 2015

Anyone With Black Cabinets?

Anyone With Black Cabinets?

A friend has a gloss black kitchen and it looks really good. Also seen a couple of kitchen in 'Licorice Linea' -- very nice.

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TomCat
Jun 15, 2015 10:19 pm
TomCat

Didnt read the whole thread but this may interest you if your in Melbourne, we went with a different unit, this is brand new hadn't even been out of the box.…

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schultzie
Jun 15, 2015 9:54 am
Toomanywhites
Toomanywhites
14 June 2015

Bad stone bench top

Bad stone bench top

Smart stone guy came out and was prepared to give me a new slab but not installation. While he was here he did tell me that that is what the dark stone looks like, he says…

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Toomanywhites
Jun 14, 2015 3:34 pm
clairelv
clairelv
29 May 2015

healthy desert for my family

healthy desert for my family

i learned a new desert yesterday and i think it is very tasty and healthy so i want to tell here just put black agarics and white agarics together and smash them . the…

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clairelv
May 29, 2015 4:37 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
13 May 2015

Kitchen Waste Disposal Unit, Legal?

Kitchen Waste Disposal Unit, Legal?

They are still allowed in NSW but I too think they should be banned for the same reasons as above. When I go for a swim at our local beach I'd rather be swimming in clear…

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Stewie D
May 13, 2015 9:11 am
Roomeat
Roomeat
21 March 2015

20mm or 40mm Stone?

20mm or 40mm Stone?

Solved by going half way..... 20mm is too thin, 40mm is only 20mm laminated soooo I went with 30mm Quantum Quartz. No joins and looks chunky enough :-)

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Roomeat
Mar 21, 2015 7:21 pm
Roomeat
SteveMiller
SteveMiller
24 February 2015

Cleaning laminate with textured surface

Cleaning laminate with textured surface

I have seen many similar surfaces in my work, and I must agree that cleaning them is very unpleasant. It usually takes lots of scrubbing and detergent, and the results are…

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SteveMiller
Feb 24, 2015 10:00 pm
SteveMiller
Splashers
Splashers
15 February 2015

Benchtop Colour

Benchtop Colour

Having Slate as a flooring i would be keeping the benchtop light in colour.

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Splashers
Feb 15, 2015 4:08 pm
Splashers
GBDesign
GBDesign
11 February 2015

Pull Tab style kitchen handles?

Pull Tab style kitchen handles?

Just take into account, whilst i would always rebate the handles in (or cut the laminate edge upto the handle), i would also forewarn the end user, that it will limit…

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GBDesign
Feb 11, 2015 10:44 am
GBDesign
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
4 February 2015

Replacing Benchtops AFTER handover??

Replacing Benchtops AFTER handover??

One option is to ask the builder to only put a single row of standard tiles around kitchen just to meet standards so they can hand over the…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Feb 04, 2015 3:34 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
23 January 2015

Shelving Style and Size in butlers pantry

Shelving Style and Size in butlers pantry

I'd go fixed. Also - tiered - so you can see what's on the bottom shelves - ie higher shelves are shorter. If they are big - ensure they…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jan 23, 2015 1:28 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Toomanywhites
Toomanywhites
10 January 2015

Kitchen company

Kitchen company

Has any one used smartrobes in Brisbane to supply and install a kitchen?

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Toomanywhites
Jan 10, 2015 6:21 pm
Toomanywhites
Toomanywhites
2 January 2015

Brisbane kitchen companies - recommendations?

Brisbane kitchen companies - recommendations?

Thanks for the tips, will give Brisbane kitchens a call

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Toomanywhites
Jan 02, 2015 9:35 am
lovepub
lovepub
30 December 2014

Calacatta marble splashback - OPINIONS REVIEWS?

Calacatta marble splashback - OPINIONS REVIEWS?

Seriously? That sounds really cheap! Where are you…

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lovepub
Dec 30, 2014 9:02 am

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