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My husband and I moved into our home six months ago. The counter stools had the longest wait time and were the last piece of furniture to arrive, just in time before…

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Lemans
Jan 04, 2019 11:49 pm
Robert_
Robert_
4 January

Links- Benchtops

Links- Benchtops
1, 2, 3, 4

Great content, thanks.

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Robert_
Jan 04, 2019 3:27 am
Robert_
mishb
mishb
13 December 2018

Washing machine in kitchen

Washing machine in kitchen

We've just done this in our new apartment, we did away with the laundry tub in the 'cupboard' for the wm/dryer, the w/m (and the condenser dryer) drains straight into the…

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mishb
Dec 13, 2018 2:07 pm

I agree with Leni and Pitto, double bin drawers are better and I have double ones as well. I don't have a problem with the smell at all and I use high-density 36l .

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zaracolston
Dec 05, 2018 1:17 am
OurLindrum52
OurLindrum52
24 October 2018

No fridge in main kitchen? Anyone done this

No fridge in main kitchen? Anyone done this

In the 70's (yes that long ago) my parents extended and built a new kitchen/family room. They put the fridge in the pantry mainly because it was so old, Mum didn't want…

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OurLindrum52
Oct 24, 2018 11:02 am

To avoid touching the carcass, another option is to integrated the finger pull into the fronts. Example of this :

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GBDesign
Sep 29, 2018 9:31 am
GBDesign
Melbournevic
Melbournevic
19 September 2018

Ventilation of butler’s pantry

Ventilation of butler’s pantry

This is an older thread but we're doing the same but relocating the stove, oven and rangehood to butler's pantry. We have added 2 exhaust fans which will be ducted…

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Melbournevic
Sep 19, 2018 10:01 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
19 September 2018

Best value kitchen design ideas?

Best value kitchen design ideas?

Hey! Do you want to best value kitchen designs? Then you should visit ABI Interiors. They have all the luxury and high-quality and kitchen sinks for your newly designed…

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arcadelt
Sep 19, 2018 9:35 pm

Would you do a bold blue kitchen, or is a neutral palette more your thing? Get inspired by this award-winning blue kitchen here, and look forward to hearing your thoughts…

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Blue Tea
Aug 18, 2018 7:27 am
Blue Tea
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
6 August 2018

Kitchen island with floating floor?

Kitchen island with floating floor?

The fridge panel is left off and fitted after the floor has been installed. The panel is screwed to the floor using two small brackets. There is no issue with this at all.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Aug 06, 2018 8:25 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Choppy182
Choppy182
2 August 2018

Caesarstone - mitred or butt joint waterfall ends?

Caesarstone - mitred or butt joint waterfall ends?

Mitre is the way to go. Look so much better no doubt about it.

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Choppy182
Aug 02, 2018 7:43 pm
reaver
reaver
23 July 2018

Waterfall material same as cabinets rather than benchtop

Waterfall material same as cabinets rather than benchtop

But the OP has a CaesarStone bench top! You wouldn't put laminated panels like in the photo with caesarstone. The OP was talking about putting polyurethane or…

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reaver
Jul 23, 2018 1:02 pm
reaver

Kitchen Quality

Kitchen Quality

Yes I know there are machines that do it but the thin piece of edging at the top can get damaged easily.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jul 04, 2018 8:24 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
tsoonie
tsoonie
3 July 2018

Butlers pantry & finding the right spot for upright freezer

Butlers pantry & finding the right spot for upright freezer

I’d be inclined to put the freezer in the wip directly behind where you currently have in mind, so in the left hand corner. I quite like the expanded Butler’s only…

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tsoonie
Jul 03, 2018 1:26 am
Choppy182
Choppy182
23 June 2018

Waterfall edges after handover?

Waterfall edges after handover?

You can sit them on tile not a problem

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Choppy182
Jun 23, 2018 5:30 pm
stellabella
stellabella
26 May 2018

Zip Taps - are they worth it or a PITA?

Zip Taps - are they worth it or a PITA?

We had one in the house we built in 2012 and absolutely loved it. It had all three options...BUT it was a complimentary upgrade from the builder. We've just signed up to…

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stellabella
May 26, 2018 1:13 am
stellabella
kks
kks
24 May 2018

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

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

Trademaster, in Granville, will likely be able to look after you on this bench top need. Lovely, helpful people with super prices. I tell you, you will fall over when you…

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kks
May 25, 2018 12:47 am
Naomi Pommerel
Naomi Pommerel
22 May 2018

Accessories for Afa flow double undermount sink?

Accessories for Afa flow double undermount sink?

hi there, long time late but googling away & wondering if you found any in the end. Reece have a collection on their site now of Afa flow accessories

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Naomi Pommerel
May 22, 2018 1:10 pm
fred1234
fred1234
30 April 2018

Need spare parts for kitchen drawers. Can anyone identify t

Need spare parts for kitchen drawers. Can anyone identify t

Thank you, Splashers. That looks like it. I have now ordered some parts directly from Hafele. You have a good eye. Thank you again.

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fred1234
Apr 30, 2018 11:12 pm

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 3:00 am
Blue Tea
Southies
Southies
17 April 2018

Outdoor wok burner

Outdoor wok burner

thanks I'll check out bunnings

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Southies
Apr 17, 2018 4:03 pm
Southies
StoneGuru
StoneGuru
31 March 2018

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 4:33 pm
StoneGuru
StoneGuru
StoneGuru
23 March 2018

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 8:04 am
StoneGuru
StoneGuru
StoneGuru
23 March 2018

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 7:59 am
StoneGuru

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

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DamNita
Mar 19, 2018 11:26 am
DamNita
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
15 March 2018

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 9:37 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
gih995m
gih995m
13 March 2018

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 11:01 pm
StoneGuru
StoneGuru
13 March 2018

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 12:13 pm
StoneGuru
StoneGuys
StoneGuys
28 February 2018

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 12:42 pm
StoneGuys
Michelle
Michelle
12 February 2018

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 7:15 am
Michelle
Blue Tea
Blue Tea
25 January 2018

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 25, 2018 12:58 am
Blue Tea
chippy
chippy
24 January 2018

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 24, 2018 12:12 am
chippy
Justin from SGT
Justin from SGT
23 January 2018

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 7:33 pm
Justin from SGT
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 1:31 pm
JenBarber
Saig
Saig
11 December 2017

Kitchen layout plan help

Kitchen layout plan help

Also, the window above the chest freezer is 1200h x 700w. So there can’t be an overhead cabinet there. I prefer the pantry between the fridge and wall oven/microwave.…

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Saig
Dec 11, 2017 1:01 am
Joker
Joker
24 November 2017

Sinks & island benches

Sinks & island benches

Bench tops maximum length without a joint is 2.8 metres to 3.2metres as slabs come in 3 metre length, depending on actual slab you pick, to maximise length you go to…

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Joker
Nov 24, 2017 8:59 am

Would love to know your thoughts if you think this style is going to be a winner. We are working on many design projects already with this look and think its going to gain…

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Blue Tea
Nov 08, 2017 12:17 am
Blue Tea
FionaK
FionaK
4 November 2017

Black sinks

Black sinks

I love the black sinks. Do you know if they can be under mounted with laminate bench tops?

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FionaK
Nov 04, 2017 10:49 am
FionaK
Carpentacular
Carpentacular
1 November 2017

Recommendations to buy undermount 60cm rangehood

Recommendations to buy undermount 60cm rangehood

I changed two years ago I got from bunnings which works well the last maybe 6 years ago for next door and the first over 10 ago for us and it wasn't even an expensive one.…

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Carpentacular
Nov 01, 2017 10:24 am

Here's some shots of my kitchen to give you a feel. Benchtops are Cesarstone White Shimmer Cabinetry is Polytec Polar White Sheen Photo after move in, can see contrast…

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aloenyx
Oct 31, 2017 9:21 pm
aloenyx
Southies
Southies
20 October 2017

Cooktops using LPG

Cooktops using LPG

thank you very much for clarifying CuttingEdgeKitchens. :-D very helpful :z:

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Southies
Oct 20, 2017 8:54 am
Southies
da_scud
da_scud
9 October 2017

Importing kitchen appliances from Germany

Importing kitchen appliances from Germany

Thanks Alex - We are planning to bring in range hood, dishwasher and fridge.

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da_scud
Oct 09, 2017 8:22 am

I bet this is quite a puzzle because it's such a small space. Do you mean it's 3.3 metres by 3.3 metres? ...and the sink is in the next room? Where have you put your…

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Verity Jayne
Sep 22, 2017 9:11 pm
Verity Jayne
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
4 September 2017

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 1:24 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
29 August 2017

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 5:49 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Southies
Southies
11 August 2017

Electrolux or Westinghouse

Electrolux or Westinghouse

great to hear algernon - thank you

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Southies
Aug 11, 2017 11:55 pm
Southies

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