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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 1:07 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
JayaJaya
JayaJaya
7 September

Show me your kitchen...

Show me your kitchen...
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looks great Aloenyx!

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JayaJaya
Sep 07, 2017 9:15 pm
JayaJaya
mike100jobstodo
mike100jobstodo
10 September 2015

Links- Benchtops

Links- Benchtops
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Good links

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mike100jobstodo
Sep 10, 2015 9:46 am

Cost of formica gloss vs velour

Cost of formica gloss vs velour

We are building with Highlife Homes in QLD and have a few concerns with charges. Anyone have an idea on cost difference between gloss formica and velour? Our builder has…

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njcolyer
Sep 21, 2017 6:59 pm
MrsJM
MrsJM
Yesterday

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 5:25 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 10:14 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 7:52 pm
CameronRobertson
DU86
DU86
18 September

Sinks & island benches

Sinks & island benches

put the double sink to the side, i did to maximise bench space, plus for our u shaped kitchen it would like weird in the middle leaves me just over 2metres of spare bench…

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DU86
Sep 18, 2017 3:17 pm
JoyEV
JoyEV
17 September

Kitchen Layout for 1910 built house

Kitchen Layout for 1910 built house

At this point I would like to renovate with a nod to the era of the house without knocking down walls or chimney. Thank you.

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JoyEV
Sep 17, 2017 2:43 pm

Hi All I am a complete kitchen noob and need some help with a re-design. It is a fairly small galley style kitchen, opening it all up just isnt an easy option so we are…

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cbarre
Sep 12, 2017 12:59 pm
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 10:50 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 3:04 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 11:08 am
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 10:02 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 4:09 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 2:25 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 12:51 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 12:24 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 12:23 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 4:52 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 4:49 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 7:22 am

Acrylic Splashback????

Acrylic Splashback????

Use glass, do it once and do it right.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Aug 23, 2017 6:58 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 1:32 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 10:55 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 9:30 pm

Hello, I built his cold room in my basement for storing veggies from my garden. Pictures and building steps --->

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grandjardinier
Aug 09, 2017 12:55 am
grandjardinier
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 11:50 am
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 4:02 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 2:37 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 4:55 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 26, 2017 11:54 pm
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 2:16 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 3:25 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 3:31 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 8:26 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 3:26 pm
Kilmarbre
Kilmarbre
16 July

Henley Upgrades

Henley Upgrades

Has anyone upgraded their kitchen cabinetry at Cosham? We get silk laminex included but are keen to know the price difference if we upgrade!

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Kilmarbre
Jul 16, 2017 7:10 pm
travisaus
travisaus
13 July

Which Pellet Smoker to buy?

Which Pellet Smoker to buy?

Pellet I would probably go a Traeger (depending on your budget)... but I would take a Kamado Joe/Primo Kamado over a pellet smoker any day of the week. :)

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travisaus
Jul 13, 2017 9:51 am
JayaJaya
JayaJaya
12 July

For everyone who thinks their kitchen may not turn out!

For everyone who thinks their kitchen may not turn out!
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I'm not a brown girl, either, Aloenyx... I had to have a touch of it in my greys, though, as I didn't want the house to be an icy blue or lavender either! You'll probably…

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JayaJaya
Jul 12, 2017 9:36 am
JayaJaya
JelenaK
JelenaK
7 July

Importing kitchen appliances from Germany

Importing kitchen appliances from Germany

Hi alexf40, Could you please PM contact details ? I have been looking at several suppliers but some do not ship to AU. Thanks.

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JelenaK
Jul 07, 2017 10:52 am
megg
megg
6 July

stonemason Melbourne area

stonemason Melbourne area

Thanks for your reply. I think I will have to go with the stonemason that the place where I purchased the kitchen said to use. I just thought that paying $950 for the…

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megg
Jul 06, 2017 11:42 am
megg

Kitchen layout

Kitchen layout

I personally love the idea of a huge living area and that the kitchen should be placed near the windows. It just makes sense to have good ventilation if you're going to be…

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CameronRobertson
Jun 27, 2017 12:08 pm
CameronRobertson

Urgent : Oven issue (replace?)

Urgent : Oven issue (replace?)

From the photo you have supplied the cooktop and the oven are clearly separate units. If the oven is working fine then you only need to replace the cooktop! It looks to…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jun 27, 2017 7:47 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Dani_J
Dani_J
21 June

Pendant Light Help

Pendant Light Help

Hmm maybe something with a bit of black or gold to offset all the white and tie in with the appliances/ timber Check out Lighting Superstore - online retailer with…

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Dani_J
Jun 21, 2017 9:40 pm


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