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arms
arms
20 February 2007

Caesarstone Vs Granite with 4 kids in tow?

Caesarstone Vs Granite with 4 kids in tow?

no matter what top you get they all have there inherent problems ,just the same as we humans ,it does tend to annoy me when people try to discredit an item in this case…

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arms
Feb 20, 2007 3:50 pm
arms
NeilD
NeilD
23 February 2007

Wooden benchtops

Wooden benchtops

I have bench tops in my kitchen made of highly polished Jarrah. I haven't found them to be high maintenance. I polish them every few months with a silicone car polish, and…

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NeilD
Feb 23, 2007 9:38 pm
builda
builda
26 February 2007

Questionable connections for gas an electricity

Questionable connections for gas an electricity

The builder should have picked this up and got the plumber to redo those connections. Or did you employ the plumber your self or through a kitchen company? If they…

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builda
Feb 26, 2007 9:14 am
builda
stakaz
stakaz
1 March 2007

removing plaster off concrete wall

removing plaster off concrete wall

well i've just ripped up lino and sanded the whole house..as the entire floors were lino! yep even the bedrooms!!! so a bit more dust i guess won't hurt.. but stil…

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stakaz
Mar 01, 2007 4:23 pm
Michelle
Michelle
4 March 2007

Apartment kitchens and kitchenettes

Apartment kitchens and kitchenettes

What you need to do is find a kitchen you like and scale it down to your size!! Make it fit within your boundary of work space. Think about it…. Look at your…

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Michelle
Mar 04, 2007 5:27 pm
Michelle
audrey
audrey
8 March 2007

Replace tile splashback with glass splashback

Replace tile splashback with glass splashback

Thanks all for your kind replies. Do I need to put kitchen cupboard first before I install the floorboard. Actually i havent decided whether I want to go with floating…

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audrey
Mar 08, 2007 10:13 pm
Helen
Helen
12 March 2007

So you want to know about kitchen design?

So you want to know about kitchen design?

Some of those measurements are quite handy but but there are too many rules there for my liking. I think the 'work triangle' was designed by time and motion studies in…

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Helen
Mar 12, 2007 9:56 am
arms
arms
18 March 2007

Anyone got Technika kitchen appliances?

Anyone got Technika kitchen appliances?

all thye european stoves come in a project range ,this means that it may have a good quality name but it only comes with basic functions ,not the high end product that the…

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arms
Mar 18, 2007 4:52 pm
arms
Mandy
Mandy
19 March 2007

Freestanding 90cm stove?

Freestanding 90cm stove?

Smeg is really good. I have bought Smeg a couple of times and never had any trouble. Their not cheap but they are good. Cheers Mandy www.bankonproperty.com.au

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Mandy
Mar 19, 2007 12:04 am
NeilD
NeilD
22 March 2007

Croian Versus Ceaser Stone

Croian Versus Ceaser Stone

I've just put in a vanity unit in a new bathroom, with a corian top. Obviously it's very early days yet ( the bathroom isn't yet functional) but on looks alone I'm very…

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NeilD
Mar 22, 2007 10:46 pm
terryb
terryb
30 March 2007

Flat-pack kitchens - are they worth it?

Flat-pack kitchens - are they worth it?

I have just read this post and I see it is over two months since the question was first asked. I was wondering what you ended up doing. I have been involved in setting up…

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terryb
Mar 30, 2007 3:04 pm
Elaine
Elaine
17 April 2007

Everyday Living

Everyday Living

A friend of mine built a kitchen entirely from furniture purchased from Everyday Living. It looked fabulous and was extremely cost effective. I was wondering if anyone…

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Elaine
Apr 17, 2007 11:35 am
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
17 April 2007

Stove in the corner ?

Stove in the corner ?

Thanks for then idea cabinfever. I have this horrible 70's kitchen with x 4 burner stove literally stuffed into the corner and a high cupboard beside it. It's like…

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Yak_Chat
Apr 17, 2007 10:16 pm
Yak_Chat
Michelle
Michelle
20 April 2007

Kitchen Bench - Help!

Kitchen Bench - Help!

Oooo, I refuse to have lilies in the house for exactly that reason!!!! I can imagine in the dark ages they used this pollen as a permanent dye for things. That’s how…

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Michelle
Apr 20, 2007 7:01 pm
Michelle
Strumer
Strumer
25 April 2007

getting a diy Polyurethane look to match existing doors

getting a diy Polyurethane look to match existing doors

You can't paint two pack yourself without a fair amount of equipment and a relevant permit. Achieving a finish that matches your existing polyurethane with another…

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Strumer
Apr 25, 2007 8:07 am
Strumer
commodorenut
commodorenut
30 April 2007

Island bench with sink

Island bench with sink

I put one in the laundry when I finished off the renovations last year. The idea being that you can rinse out the entire tub after washing your hands (grease - from…

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commodorenut
Apr 30, 2007 1:55 pm
commodorenut

Hi R.M. As I stated in my post I also agree that a waterfall side needs to be made from either a solid top or laminated flat on all sides. However, I was also…

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Strumer
May 01, 2007 11:22 am
Strumer
KS09
KS09
6 May 2007

Kitchen websites

Kitchen websites

Hi Mek - Thanks for the websites - there were a lot I hadn't seen! POLIFORM are great - they have a showroom here in Sydney - its combined with the Space Furniture…

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KS09
May 06, 2007 3:20 pm
miagi
miagi
8 May 2007

Kitchen Design Software ?

Kitchen Design Software ?
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Matt, Glad to hear that you are finding that software useful, more anticipating now ... :) As for the computer power hope that won't cause too…

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miagi
May 08, 2007 9:34 pm
LAURA
LAURA
9 May 2007

WA KITCHENS / WA KITCHEN WORKS / BINI CONSTRUCTION

WA KITCHENS / WA KITCHEN WORKS / BINI CONSTRUCTION

Hello ... Yes we have had dealings with WA Kitchens - Lee Cain, last year late 2006. Suggest you contact me privately to discus negatinve aspects on

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LAURA
May 09, 2007 3:20 am
renomart
renomart
9 May 2007

How much space between cooktop and rangehood?

How much space between cooktop and rangehood?

Hehehe... It sorta crossed my mind a few times that you would have access to the standards. :oops: At least the link is up for visitors to this forum to see. 8) Sorry, I…

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renomart
May 09, 2007 2:06 pm
renomart
cfham
cfham
10 May 2007

Local Gas System

Local Gas System

Thanks all, sounds like it's a possibility. Will post when/if I get it done.

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cfham
May 10, 2007 1:11 pm
royalblue
royalblue
13 May 2007

Microwave with Right Hand Hinge ??

Microwave with Right Hand Hinge ??

What about trying commercial models? Suppliers to the catering industry etc.

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royalblue
May 13, 2007 1:39 am
vpande
vpande
17 May 2007

Multicolour red /Shivikasi granite benchtops anyone?

Multicolour red /Shivikasi granite benchtops anyone?

Thanks Michelle. It has indeed been quite an overwhelming experience. Getting a second opinion certainly helps. Its still quite early in the process. I hope there are no…

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vpande
May 17, 2007 10:52 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
21 May 2007

Is there a difference between cesar stone brands?

Is there a difference between cesar stone brands?

Hi All the brands you mention are specified by architects in projects that we supply and I have never heard a complaint about any... So it's just sales hype I think as…

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ECOECO
May 21, 2007 8:08 pm
ECOECO
satskape
satskape
25 May 2007

Quantum Quartz

Quantum Quartz

Sallyho - I will do a bit more research into this and let you know.. benchmarkmg - Thanks. What other things need to be considered here?

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satskape
May 25, 2007 9:34 am
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
28 May 2007

Topmount v Undermount Sinks

Topmount v Undermount Sinks

One of the things I've been worrying about with the stone divide (and to a lesser extent the whole undermount thing) is that I'll end up with lots of smashed/chipped…

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Elizabeth
May 28, 2007 11:17 pm
jola
jola
3 June 2007

Neff versus Ilve Cooktop/Oven

Neff versus Ilve Cooktop/Oven

Thanks Mek, nice to get an unbiased answer. I'm going to take a hard look at Miele again. Jo

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jola
Jun 03, 2007 7:26 pm
pasey25
pasey25
6 June 2007

ideas for kitchen

ideas for kitchen

great! thats almost exactly what I'm looking for! :p the pull out part is right but the door is wrong. what I'm looking for is a system where the door is attached…

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pasey25
Jun 06, 2007 12:43 pm
pasey25
Cabinfever
Cabinfever
6 June 2007

Caesarstone Cost

Caesarstone Cost

That looks like about $1000 per metre ?

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Cabinfever
Jun 06, 2007 1:10 pm
Cabinfever
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Michelle
Jun 09, 2007 11:12 pm
Michelle
Maisie
Maisie
11 June 2007

Caesarstone a "Combustible Surface"?

Caesarstone a "Combustible Surface"?

I've been in touch with the distributor and they advised it is non-combustible. They also sent a data sheet that indicates the material's flashpoint is 490C, but due to…

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Maisie
Jun 11, 2007 11:25 am
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
15 June 2007

Designing & Installing a kitchenette in self contained f

Designing & Installing a kitchenette in self contained f

Hollrj, Very interested in any ideas you dig up. I'll make my own post re a similar need. Steve

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Yak_Chat
Jun 15, 2007 2:55 pm
Yak_Chat
jola
jola
15 June 2007

Vinyl for kitchen/dining floors

Vinyl for kitchen/dining floors

High maintenance but will keep the neighbours talking :wink:

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jola
Jun 15, 2007 10:40 pm
mattwalker
mattwalker
15 June 2007

Opinions on LG's 3 door fridge?

Opinions on LG's 3 door fridge?
1, 2

Well done.....thats quite a saving! Good lookin' fridge too :)

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mattwalker
Jun 15, 2007 11:00 pm
mattwalker
Helen
Helen
2 July 2007

Slide out benches

Slide out benches

Thanks Michelle. Guess it's a matter of common sense and I think I've still got a little store of that somewhere. Cheers, Helen

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Helen
Jul 02, 2007 12:06 pm
Strumer
Strumer
8 July 2007

Cabinet door types how do they compare?

Cabinet door types how do they compare?

Thanks for the thanks - and a great score on that granite! To provide a 40mm edge they would only double the thickness on the visible edges, but this still represents…

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Strumer
Jul 08, 2007 6:01 pm
Strumer
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NeilD
Jul 08, 2007 11:36 pm
Spot
Spot
9 July 2007

Laminex freestyle

Laminex freestyle

Hi Does anyone know roughly how much the Laminex freestyle is? We are looking at all materials similar, and had picked Neustone, but have now been told that it…

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Spot
Jul 09, 2007 12:55 pm

Sorry for late reply. Attached is my draft layout. According to my calculation if I use smartpackkit.com.au is about 4K+ (Ophelia-2pak…

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Beginner2003
Jul 09, 2007 2:22 pm
Mrs B
Mrs B
11 July 2007

Whilst building your new home……

Whilst building your new home……
1, 2

Whats important to me at the moment... *The kitchen work top...can make or break the whole look of the kitchen. At the moment we want granite. *Glass…

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Mrs B
Jul 11, 2007 3:56 pm
Mrs B
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
11 July 2007

Corrugated iron stove recess

Corrugated iron stove recess

So in Aug 06 you posted this and no one saw it or replied. I'm sure Michelle will be able to help here. There is an excellent series of books printed by Ian…

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Yak_Chat
Jul 11, 2007 7:05 pm
Yak_Chat
Ol'Painting
Ol'Painting
11 July 2007

Not a Kitchen Question...

Not a Kitchen Question...

Few basic design comments to your image… • Add some drawers – they are good to hide a small clutter • Extend cupboards to the ceiling.…

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Ol'Painting
Jul 11, 2007 8:52 pm
Ol'Painting
Ol'Painting
Ol'Painting
11 July 2007

Kitchen Cabinet Handles

Kitchen Cabinet Handles

I only use stained steal. And I always use rectangular modern handles at least 20-25cm long. They look very good. Check EBay – there are hips and prices are very good.

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Ol'Painting
Jul 11, 2007 9:15 pm
Ol'Painting
renomart
renomart
11 July 2007

Kitchen finish

Kitchen finish

Gloss white laminate or laminate liner (about 0.8mm thick)

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renomart
Jul 11, 2007 10:19 pm
renomart

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