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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

What makes cabinets good quality? What questions to ask?

What makes cabinets good quality? What questions to ask?
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If you are really serious about getting good value in your kitchen, get several quotes from various builders, make sure that you get your price locked in and get your…

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Gloria55
May 07, 2018 10:25 am
RjMaan
RjMaan
4 May

Help with kitchen layout!

Help with kitchen layout!

That's great you are close in finishing of your kitchen. I would suggest you to create a proper space for the coffer maker because in is a necessary appliance and it…

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RjMaan
May 04, 2018 7:55 pm
steel
steel
3 April

Window splashback

Window splashback

I particularly hate ours. Just looks permanently covered in grease and grime if I dont clean it weekly and its far harder to clean properly than an actual splashback. I…

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steel
Apr 03, 2018 1:31 pm
Michelle
Michelle
8 February

Links- Benchtops

Links- Benchtops
1, 2, 3

Thinking this post might need an up date...:)

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Michelle
Feb 08, 2018 6:39 pm
Michelle
rebuilder86
rebuilder86
28 November 2017

GLASS SPLASHBACKS - PERTH please

GLASS SPLASHBACKS - PERTH please

i used to make the paint for WA Glasskote when they were based in malaga. they were a customer of ours. they are now also in wangara. very experienced team and no mucking…

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rebuilder86
Nov 28, 2017 8:32 pm
lazandjohn
lazandjohn
13 June 2017

Wobbly tap in s/steel sink

Wobbly tap in s/steel sink

We ended up getting a Franke metal brace (not the plastic one) and it has moreorless solved the problem - slight movement in the tap, but not a…

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lazandjohn
Jun 13, 2017 5:25 pm
tdk14
tdk14
26 April 2017

Kitchen cupboard help please

Kitchen cupboard help please

Do you have any photos of it albertsean? ☺️ my build - http://61ca.wordpress.com

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tdk14
Apr 26, 2017 10:01 am
tdk14
leni
leni
5 January 2017

Kitchen or cabinetmaker's in Perth

Kitchen or cabinetmaker's in Perth

We used western cabinets for our new kitchen at our old house. About 4 years ago now but I would recommend them, especially if you are particular like me!

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leni
Jan 05, 2017 1:20 am
leni
flauntitinteriors
flauntitinteriors
20 November 2016

Please help! Zero design skills

Please help! Zero design skills

In my choice if it was i like light color for my kitchen but it takes different place from person to person because the taste of different people may be differ so i will…

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flauntitinteriors
Nov 20, 2016 5:57 pm
flauntitinteriors
chippy
chippy
3 November 2016

Warm country kitchen styles ! Please help ! WA

Warm country kitchen styles ! Please help ! WA
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I think that sometime in the last 3 years Elle has probably finished her kitchen. This is quite a thread revival.

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chippy
Nov 03, 2016 5:17 pm
chippy
helenn82
helenn82
25 October 2016

AEG ovens

AEG ovens

From what I have read they have been the negative reviews. I think they are aware but in the end scheme of things the size and everyday baking results outweigh those…

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helenn82
Oct 25, 2016 1:21 pm
Rochelle-1212
Rochelle-1212
14 October 2016

Polytec Ravine...timber look

Polytec Ravine...timber look

Hi, Love your kitchen! What colour is your grey polytec part of your ktichen?

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Rochelle-1212
Oct 14, 2016 3:14 pm
tdk14
tdk14
14 October 2016

Qstone White Minerale anyone?

Qstone White Minerale anyone?

This is a long shot but does anyone have photos of Qstone's White Minerale benchtop? It's currently on display at Summit Homes headquarters (Perth) but I forgot to take pictures!

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tdk14
Oct 13, 2016 11:51 pm
tdk14
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
5 September 2016

Kitchen Bin in 300mm cupboard

Kitchen Bin in 300mm cupboard
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So the bins I recommend come in 450, 500 and 600mm versions. Those sizes are the cabinet external widths. I put a link up to the kits, they come with everything…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Sep 05, 2016 2:03 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
canbuild
canbuild
3 September 2016

GPO on Island Bench

GPO on Island Bench
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Does anyone know what the cost to provision power point to island after slab I.e digging a trench and running a conduit

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canbuild
Sep 03, 2016 9:30 am
sbunter
sbunter
27 August 2016

How to finish off stove area? (image link now fixed)

How to finish off stove area? (image link now fixed)

Thanks heaps for letting me know, images here (fingers crossed this works) <iframe width="480" height="360"…

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sbunter
Aug 27, 2016 10:23 am
Kitchenpro
Kitchenpro
4 August 2016

How to restrict cabinet hinge to open less than 90 degrees??

How to restrict cabinet hinge to open less than 90 degrees??

Hi Oneness, it depends on the brand of the hinge. For example Blum sells a hinge restrictor that does exactly what you are asking for, stops the hinge from opening at 90…

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Kitchenpro
Aug 04, 2016 9:26 am
duchoang84
duchoang84
26 July 2016

Painting a gloss finish onto matt cabinetry???

Painting a gloss finish onto matt cabinetry???

Thanks for the info Chantal :D I guess its onto plan B then hahaha <a href=http://tiencuongviglacera.com/t/dai-ly-gach-viglacera-gia-tot-5>gạch viglacera</a>

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duchoang84
Jul 26, 2016 12:54 am

When I was overseas on holidays earlier this year the resort had a mat on the bench that was a sticky sheet and when flies landed on it they got stuck. It kept the whole…

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Jul 24, 2016 12:28 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build
C00pers
C00pers
22 June 2016

Ikea kitchen installation @ Perth

Ikea kitchen installation @ Perth

Hi, does anyone had experience hiring contractor to install ikea kitchen in perth? Any recommending and tips will be appreciated. Installing it ourself is out of question…

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C00pers
Jun 22, 2016 9:17 am
new_senior_citizen
new_senior_citizen
13 June 2016

Flooring under fridge

Flooring under fridge

Hello, Yes flooring is best all the way under the fridge, cupboards and ovens. I tiled my old house AROUND these items, getting the fridge over the tile 'step' was, well,…

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new_senior_citizen
Jun 13, 2016 2:31 pm

Blum products

Blum products

I haven't used the Grass or Hafele runners myself. I have used Blum for 20years and have never had any warranty complaints. Blum products work and work well! Yes Grass…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
May 20, 2016 8:18 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
AKB
AKB
24 April 2016

Kitchen plan

Kitchen plan

Our draftsman drew ours up I then used that as a guide and worked with the cabinet maker direct. He came out and made up templates

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AKB
Apr 24, 2016 8:13 pm
AKB
TomCat
TomCat
17 April 2016

Drainer Grooves or not?

Drainer Grooves or not?

Hey that's pretty neat!

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TomCat
Apr 17, 2016 4:29 am
TomCat
lazandjohn
lazandjohn
13 April 2016

Silestone or Caesarstone?

Silestone or Caesarstone?

Is there any difference between the two? Is one cheaper than the other? I've had Zodiaq which is exactly the same as Caesarstone but I'm not familiar with Silestone. Thanks

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lazandjohn
Apr 13, 2016 9:15 am
Leksie5000
Leksie5000
15 March 2016

Builder's kitchen vs own supply....and Nobilia

Builder's kitchen vs own supply....and Nobilia

Thanks.. Oh you totally should.. I leveraged it off TravisAUs amazing house.. The hanging rail anyway. Of course mine isn't quite so amazing hehehe. I didn't go for a…

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Leksie5000
Mar 15, 2016 6:20 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
16 February 2016

Would you have a join in island benchtop?

Would you have a join in island benchtop?

Agreed, so do I but sometimes there isn't an option!

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Feb 16, 2016 4:45 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
dkidston
dkidston
22 January 2016

Modular/rigid built vs custom made

Modular/rigid built vs custom made

I would certainly agree with that. HACK architecture Www.hackarchitecture.com.au

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dkidston
Jan 22, 2016 3:02 pm
dkidston
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
10 January 2016

Wooden board placed until stone benchtop arrives

Wooden board placed until stone benchtop arrives

The company's I use have a special computer that sits in the middle of the kitchen on a tripod and takes all the measurements via Laser. Havent seen templates used in…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jan 10, 2016 7:12 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Alexxdavid
Alexxdavid
12 December 2015

Island bench distance to cooktop

Island bench distance to cooktop

The dishwasher is in the scullery. Both the cooktop bench and island bench have drawers only. (Except for under the sink on the island bench side)

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Alexxdavid
Dec 12, 2015 9:06 am
leni
leni
26 November 2015

1m wide pot drawers - issues?

1m wide pot drawers - issues?

We had some large drawers in out previous kitchen and I loved them. They were Blum and smooth as silk. The o ly downside is in a small space, you need to ask people…

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leni
Nov 26, 2015 12:59 am
leni
traveln
traveln
25 November 2015

Replacing old gas stove and oven with 900 mm free standing

Replacing old gas stove and oven with 900 mm free standing

As a plumber and gas fitter with restricted elec license to things i tell all my customers dont play with gas an electrical as you cant see both and both can kill you.…

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traveln
Nov 25, 2015 9:36 pm
traveln
flowersandtrees
flowersandtrees
29 October 2015

small or big kitchen ??

small or big kitchen ??

Thanks for the reply,much appreciated.I have been deciding on a good size for my kitchen.This is our first home we are building,so trying to decide a decent size for a…

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flowersandtrees
Oct 29, 2015 2:11 pm
lenarufus
lenarufus
28 October 2015

Vinyl Wrap vs 2 Pack/Handpainted

Vinyl Wrap vs 2 Pack/Handpainted

Yes you may be right .... By the time we are ready to do our kitchen cabinets our friends will have 5-6 year old 2 pacs and hand painted ... We can do a survey!

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lenarufus
Oct 28, 2015 7:54 pm
Leksie5000
Leksie5000
26 October 2015

Essastone - drainage grooves

Essastone - drainage grooves

What about looking into undermount sinks that come with a draining tray you put over the sink? A little less practical as you can't then use that bowl to wash while dishes…

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Leksie5000
Oct 26, 2015 10:16 am
Leksie5000
Leksie5000
24 September 2015

Thin Porcelain Benchtops

Thin Porcelain Benchtops

Yeah I'm not sure about using it as a benchtop thigh it's perfect for wall applications and gives a nice edge profile for a splashback

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Leksie5000
Sep 24, 2015 10:42 am
mike100jobstodo
mike100jobstodo
3 September 2015

Alternative colours to silver for kitchen filter taps

Alternative colours to silver for kitchen filter taps

I have seen brass kitchen filter taps selling online before. They are gold in colour, so it should match your kitchen perfectly. I’m not entirely sure where you can buy…

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mike100jobstodo
Sep 03, 2015 9:15 am
gidgetbeach
gidgetbeach
2 September 2015

How have you found your super big sink?

How have you found your super big sink?

Thank you for your replies! I've decided to get a large Franke sink and a small one. Your contributions were very helpful.

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gidgetbeach
Sep 02, 2015 10:08 am
SaberX
SaberX
26 August 2015

Perth - cabinetry recommendations

Perth - cabinetry recommendations

Hi dream, build would be near piara waters, im nearby there too. Besides spraypainting does the hubby or biz partner do laminate such as the formica? If there are…

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SaberX
Aug 26, 2015 12:04 pm
Mon445
Mon445
24 August 2015

Cost of Essastone Sheet in Kitchen: new build

Cost of Essastone Sheet in Kitchen: new build

Have you thought of VEDASTONE www.vedastone.com.au, it's engineered quartz stone and has a great range. I've been looking into them for my kitchen and found them to be…

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Mon445
Aug 24, 2015 7:29 pm
1960sModernistHome
1960sModernistHome
19 August 2015

Position of LED strip lighting on upper cabinets

Position of LED strip lighting on upper cabinets

The LED strip tape is mounted into a "profile" or "extrusion" which is made from aluminium and acts as a heat sink for the LEDs. The "diffuser" is the clear or frosted…

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1960sModernistHome
Aug 19, 2015 8:41 pm
1960sModernistHome
abbeybox
abbeybox
29 July 2015

Bifold overhead cupboards with lift doors.

Bifold overhead cupboards with lift doors.

That is fine as we are both vertically challenged :)

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abbeybox
Jul 29, 2015 10:03 am
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
15 July 2015

Do you have Green in your Kitchen

Do you have Green in your Kitchen

Just type "doing it with green..." in the search box using the inverted commas. :D

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Treeseachanger
Jul 15, 2015 7:34 pm
Beazley77
Beazley77
8 July 2015

Stone bench top chip

Stone bench top chip

:: Yah, Builder has said they will replace both the kitchen island bench and the bathroom vanity top without me having to ask.... Or get geared up to push them to do it.

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Beazley77
Jul 08, 2015 4:37 pm
Beazley77
Melsie68
Melsie68
23 June 2015

U-Shaped Kitchen Waterfall

U-Shaped Kitchen Waterfall

We have a u shape kitchen with one waterfall end . I couldn't afford two lol . My photo bucket isn't working but I have photos on my blog if you have time to look through…

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Melsie68
Jun 23, 2015 11:02 pm

Price difference between Standard Caesarstone and Supernatur

Price difference between Standard Caesarstone and Supernatur

[ So I guess what you are saying is it all depends who your builder is going with? I might have to ring around a few places. If its a ball…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jun 23, 2015 11:53 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
archetto
archetto
6 May 2015

Dishwasher V Dishdraws

Dishwasher V Dishdraws
1, 2

Thanks everyone for the comments. At this stage we are going to proceed with the dishdrawers as it makes more sense for us at the moment, pots won't be a problem as we…

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archetto
May 06, 2015 1:15 pm
archetto


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