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AnnieA
AnnieA
7 January 2011

Waterfall bench

Waterfall bench

The floating bench can accommodate pot draws with enough space at the back to allow a slim line wine rack on one side and a slim line book shelf on the other. Like the…

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AnnieA
Jan 07, 2011 10:23 am
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
6 January 2011

Help! Concrete, Caesar stone, essa, trend, sile, squareform,

Help! Concrete, Caesar stone, essa, trend, sile, squareform,

..we have only been on work missions as far as Townsville :wink: and a few Islands :sh:

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onc_artisan
Jan 06, 2011 9:19 pm
onc_artisan
kiwi
kiwi
6 January 2011

Microwave - Under Bench

Microwave - Under Bench
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cheers for that, have emailed the kitchen people and told them I NEED SLOTS!

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kiwi
Jan 06, 2011 8:42 pm
kiwi
Sahana
Sahana
6 January 2011

Show me your built in laundry hamper, please

Show me your built in laundry hamper, please
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what an ingenious idea! I wish I had seen this b4 our house build. The laundry is one area that is very basic. I just have a laundry hamper divided into 3. Oh well, maybe…

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Sahana
Jan 06, 2011 7:11 pm
beckandbubs
beckandbubs
6 January 2011

gloss rectified vs. polished porcelain

gloss rectified vs. polished porcelain

We are trying to find some tiles for our splashback in our kitchen that are glossy and flat (ie. no rounded edges). I've come across two terms, gloss rectified and…

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beckandbubs
Jan 06, 2011 5:03 pm
Lex
Lex
4 January 2011

Porcelain tiles longer than 60 cm ??

Porcelain tiles longer than 60 cm ??

They don't have office over here ... but possibly someone else here has this size tiles.

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Lex
Jan 04, 2011 9:20 pm
Lex
Point Cook Glass
Point Cook Glass
3 January 2011

Glass Splashback Porter Davis display home

Glass Splashback Porter Davis display home

To get the true white colour on glass splashbacks we use White on Starphire glass. The standard glass we use for Glass splashbacks is Clear glass which has a green tint to…

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Point Cook Glass
Jan 03, 2011 9:56 am
jbyway
jbyway
2 January 2011

Tap for Fridge

Tap for Fridge

Thanks guys.

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jbyway
Jan 02, 2011 6:35 pm
rtmc
rtmc
1 January 2011

Benchtops - buttermilk caesarstone

Benchtops - buttermilk caesarstone

Hi. I am also looking at Buttermilk Caesarstone and recently went into a kitchen place at Taren Point in Sydney and they said they had just installed a kitchen with…

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rtmc
Jan 01, 2011 3:35 pm
seashell
seashell
31 December 2010

Kitchen cabinets on a floating floor??

Kitchen cabinets on a floating floor??

That's a good point Grinder! I have a good solid parquetry floor but where we pulled out an old bench there is a hole in it. I've been contemplating putting in a floating…

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seashell
Dec 31, 2010 4:17 pm
seashell
just Erin
just Erin
30 December 2010

Anyone with an island longer than 3m?

Anyone with an island longer than 3m?

erin, Can i ask, What colour is your bottom kitchen cupboards? Is it a dark grey? we are having Iron Ore and looks very similar to yours. your…

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just Erin
Dec 30, 2010 6:46 pm
just Erin
MrBondi
MrBondi
30 December 2010

Kitchen Drawer dividers

Kitchen Drawer dividers

Appreciate the info barkly, will check them out.

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MrBondi
Dec 30, 2010 3:55 pm
kb46
kb46
28 December 2010

Changing kickboard colour

Changing kickboard colour

We had this problem too...Our cabinets are mainly porcelain gloss but the panels on the back of the island bench are licorice linea. I just presumed that…

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kb46
Dec 28, 2010 3:50 pm
kexkez
kexkez
26 December 2010

Polished concrete

Polished concrete

You could try contacting "Onc" on here . He does jobs in Melbourne and all over the country even though he is based in Western Australia. onc_artisan is his user name. I…

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kexkez
Dec 26, 2010 4:31 pm
kexkez
ESB
ESB
24 December 2010

Are pull out/down spring mixers difficult to keep clean?

Are pull out/down spring mixers difficult to keep clean?

I didn't have any issues ... will be putting one in this kitchen as well.

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ESB
Dec 24, 2010 2:09 pm
ESB
bella buterfly
bella buterfly
23 December 2010

Wooden/Bamboo Benchtop anyone?

Wooden/Bamboo Benchtop anyone?

Hi guys I have chosen Satin Heartwood Laminate for kitchen benchtops,couldn't afford wood,has anyone got photo's of wood laminate or wood benchtops. Love the look

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bella buterfly
Dec 23, 2010 10:33 am
Lex
Lex
22 December 2010

All white kitchen decoration ideas

All white kitchen decoration ideas

Could you post us the pics of your all white kitchen? Maybe that would jog some ideas :D

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Lex
Dec 22, 2010 11:29 am
Lex
Black_White_Cat
Black_White_Cat
21 December 2010

Would love some pics of kitchens with laminex benchtops...

Would love some pics of kitchens with laminex benchtops...

Thanks Katie - I adore your kitchen - that was pretty much the original colour scheme we were going for, in the end after much decision we decided on white/creams...…

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Black_White_Cat
Dec 21, 2010 10:03 pm
blueblueblue
blueblueblue
21 December 2010

Where is your fridge water point located?

Where is your fridge water point located?

Thanks all! I thought there may have been a reason why my plumber put the water point so high up. LOL

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blueblueblue
Dec 21, 2010 4:26 pm
leni
leni
21 December 2010

Undermount Sink to Fit 80cm sink cabinet

Undermount Sink to Fit 80cm sink cabinet

I think our sink is in an 80cm cabinet.. we chose a clark orion double undermount (i think). most sink websites include specifications with dimensions.

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leni
Dec 21, 2010 2:22 am
leni
leni
leni
19 December 2010

kitchen bench shadowline

kitchen bench shadowline

Just to give you some ideas.... I've just measured the 'shadow line' (which is actually our handle, which sits on the carcas) and ist is 30mm. our bench is 20mm ceasar…

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leni
Dec 19, 2010 11:43 pm
leni
kexkez
kexkez
19 December 2010

Island Bench - having to use two pieces of stone

Island Bench - having to use two pieces of stone

We also have one join in our stone that I'm aware of but i don't notice it unless I actually look for it.

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kexkez
Dec 19, 2010 2:44 pm
kexkez
TheShed
TheShed
17 December 2010

Different Laminex brands - is one any better than the other

Different Laminex brands - is one any better than the other

My cabinetmaker showed me the steel wool test. Get samples of a few brands and test how they stand up to it. Not all brands and finishes are equal, and whilst I don't…

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TheShed
Dec 17, 2010 7:45 pm
leni
leni
16 December 2010

Do undermount sinks need special mixers

Do undermount sinks need special mixers

yes in all our research we never came across different models for differnet fixing, etc... sounds like they are pulling your leg...

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leni
Dec 16, 2010 1:41 am
leni
leni
leni
16 December 2010

Where do you put your rubbish bin?

Where do you put your rubbish bin?
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room4acubby - that is the same as what we have except without the drawer at the bottom for asthetic reasons! Re-reading this thread I'm amazed how many people 'forgot'…

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leni
Dec 16, 2010 1:33 am
leni
AJW
AJW
15 December 2010

flat pack kitchen

flat pack kitchen

After that, we decided to get a quote on build and fit (to our own design) a complete kitchen and it actually worked out a lot cheaper than getting…

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AJW
Dec 15, 2010 9:22 pm
Bam
Bam
15 December 2010

Vinyl Wrap Question...again!!

Vinyl Wrap Question...again!!

Some of the cheaper vinyls arent as durable, which give it an overall bad reputation as some of the larger door companies actually use the thinner vinyl on their products.

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Bam
Dec 15, 2010 8:30 pm
Bam
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wrexter
Dec 15, 2010 8:00 pm
wrexter
Chuq
Chuq
15 December 2010

concrete benchtop

concrete benchtop
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I've been wondering what sort of benchtops to have in our kitchen and yesterday wondered if polished concrete would be feasible. Please to see it is and many people have…

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Chuq
Dec 15, 2010 2:03 pm
Chuq
kyton
kyton
12 December 2010

Another flatpack question

Another flatpack question

Give Polytec a call they can tell you who you would be able to order the doors through at a later stage. I have phoned them about wardrobe fittings and they were very helpful.

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kyton
Dec 12, 2010 8:53 pm
kyton
nattygee
nattygee
12 December 2010

Kitchen sinks against a back wall - thoughts please

Kitchen sinks against a back wall - thoughts please

Our new kitchen we built is similar to Luke81's. Its an L shape with the island in the middle, sink on the back wall and induction cooktop on the island. I love to bake as…

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nattygee
Dec 12, 2010 9:39 am
Kathreen
Kathreen
12 December 2010

butler pantry photos anyone?

butler pantry photos anyone?

We are just about to the get the keys for our new house.. and we have left all the shelving out of our walk in pantry.. so we can design it the way we want... without it…

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Kathreen
Dec 12, 2010 3:36 am
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Trish
Dec 11, 2010 5:49 pm
Trish
houselover
houselover
10 December 2010

Which is better: Colorform or Polyurethane?

Which is better: Colorform or Polyurethane?

I'm looking for something durable for my kitchen cabinet. Any advice on whether colorform or polyurethane is better. They both seem to have similar gloss but not sure…

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houselover
Dec 10, 2010 10:41 pm
garden lover
garden lover
10 December 2010

Dark Coloured Caesarstone

Dark Coloured Caesarstone

Erins counters look lovely. But I have to err on the side of caution with the dark. All my dark benches have had the film as you described. ::angry:: My current white/grey…

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garden lover
Dec 10, 2010 7:42 am
MrsGreen
MrsGreen
8 December 2010

Painting built in cabinates in 2pac

Painting built in cabinates in 2pac

I want one of those!!! Can I get it made and sent over to WA? It's gorgeous ♥

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MrsGreen
Dec 08, 2010 8:46 pm
MrsGreen
grinder
grinder
8 December 2010

Overhead cabinet heights?

Overhead cabinet heights?

Thanks Earl but this are only suggested standards not in force. I have made investigations and Commonwealth and state levels and nothing found even Archicentre has not…

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grinder
Dec 08, 2010 4:48 pm
grinder
kexkez
kexkez
7 December 2010

Kitchen Renovation Ideas Please!

Kitchen Renovation Ideas Please!

don't feed the spammers Grinder. :)

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kexkez
Dec 07, 2010 9:48 am
kexkez
MrsGreen
MrsGreen
7 December 2010

Suggestions please kitchen gurus!

Suggestions please kitchen gurus!
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I wouldn't waste money on a kitchen designer.... my kitchen designer hasn't given me any 'new' ideas at all, i'd already looked into every avenue possible it seems. The…

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MrsGreen
Dec 07, 2010 9:23 am
MrsGreen
grinder
grinder
7 December 2010

Stainless Steel Benches?

Stainless Steel Benches?

Steel manufacturers do make benches and kickboards from those steel coils or rolls either from the steel miils or imported they cost just about the same money as aggregate…

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grinder
Dec 07, 2010 8:02 am
grinder
Melrich
Melrich
6 December 2010

To handle or not to handle

To handle or not to handle
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[ Thanks Melrich. Did you use any of the touch-to-open drawers in your kitchen? I think Blum calls them "tip-on". Hettich has something…

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Melrich
Dec 06, 2010 9:10 am
Bam
Bam
5 December 2010

Stainless Steel Kickers

Stainless Steel Kickers

Hubby uses laminate :D

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Bam
Dec 05, 2010 10:49 pm
Bam
flossy17
flossy17
3 December 2010

Help with kitchen colours

Help with kitchen colours

Thank you so much everyone for your replies. I am still soooo torn with this. I am starting to consider going for just a white gloss, the look is gorgeous but i still…

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flossy17
Dec 03, 2010 7:04 am
flossy17
chrisandkate
chrisandkate
1 December 2010

How to polish my carbinate??

How to polish my carbinate??

How "old" is it? depending on the size of your doors and panels you might look at replacing just the covers to freshen up your kitchen. I'll have a look around to see…

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chrisandkate
Dec 01, 2010 2:08 pm
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grinder
Nov 30, 2010 10:34 pm
grinder
1sthome
1sthome
30 November 2010

New Kitchen using Michelle's template

New Kitchen using Michelle's template

doors and drawer fronts: 2 pack poly, finger pulls bench top: corian 40mm, tile cove, integrated sinks, waterfall end

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1sthome
Nov 30, 2010 9:36 pm
tengals
tengals
29 November 2010

Cooktop glass cracked - can I (legally) replace?

Cooktop glass cracked - can I (legally) replace?

the glass should be toughened by law, and should CRACK so to speak, toughened glass doesnt generally CRACK, it emplodes.

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tengals
Nov 29, 2010 8:11 pm
1sthome
1sthome
29 November 2010

Freedom kitchens - no so free

Freedom kitchens - no so free

Thanks for the tip about looking for other more flexible companies. We're considering using our cabinet maker but I wanted some quotes to go from and to understand what's…

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1sthome
Nov 29, 2010 10:34 am
barkly
barkly
29 November 2010

Ideas for the Pantry

Ideas for the Pantry

Don't forget to include a power point in your pantry. Use for pantry DIY internal lighting and things like your can opener.

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barkly
Nov 29, 2010 9:19 am


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