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CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
5 September 2017

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 2:07 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CamillaS
CamillaS
19 January

Show me your kitchen...

Show me your kitchen...
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wow that really is amazing, I'd love to do something like that as I'm struggling to find one to suit our colours etc. Thanks again

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CamillaS
Jan 19, 2018 5:03 pm
CamillaS
Michelle
Michelle
8 February

Links- Benchtops

Links- Benchtops
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Thinking this post might need an up date...:)

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Michelle
Feb 08, 2018 7:39 pm
Michelle
sparrowsnest
sparrowsnest
Yesterday

Waterfall Edges on Island - Yay or Nay?

Waterfall Edges on Island - Yay or Nay?

I love the look of waterfall edges. It’s completely personal preference. I second checking out Pinterest and see which kitchen appeal to you. Building our first…

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sparrowsnest
Feb 23, 2018 11:33 am

help with splashback issue in new house

help with splashback issue in new house

Yes its just plain lazy, taking a major short cut rather than rectifying the mistake properly.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Feb 20, 2018 6:02 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens

Floating Floors and Waterfalls

Floating Floors and Waterfalls

Its crazy the what passes for a kitchen when build be these guys. They just don't care.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Feb 20, 2018 5:39 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
mel.mak
mel.mak
20 February

Smartstone Absolute Blanc

Smartstone Absolute Blanc

Anyone have smartstone absolute blanc?? Is it white white or creamy?

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mel.mak
Feb 20, 2018 9:21 am

Metricon Kitchen Cupboards Alignment Check

Metricon Kitchen Cupboards Alignment Check

Wow that's terriable. I hope you have refused to pay any further progress payments until its resolved? Such basic mistakes being made, I wonder how these companies live…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Feb 17, 2018 2:31 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens

Diamond gloss laminate kitchen benches

Diamond gloss laminate kitchen benches

Come again? If a laminate bench top is installed by a professional company the entire bench top will come from the factory completely ready to go. All joins cut, all…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Feb 17, 2018 2:27 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Charly6s
Charly6s
16 February

Kitchen Design - Need Extra Set of Eyes

Kitchen Design - Need Extra Set of Eyes

We have a 1200mm deep bench top and 500mm of that is overhang for the breakfast bar, we have no ends or cabinets supporting it on the overhang side, but we did pay for…

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Charly6s
Feb 16, 2018 10:14 pm
Charly6s
algernon
algernon
13 February

Kitchen colours feedback please...

Kitchen colours feedback please...

Thanks for sharing that - we're going for a very similar scheme, and it's good to see your pics of how it's turning out!

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algernon
Feb 13, 2018 10:27 am
Michelle
Michelle
12 February

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
Joker
Joker
10 February

Triangle versus zones

Triangle versus zones

Your layout is good, as fridge access is easy and clean, and the busy sink area is in a otherwise really quite area, sink and fridge get used more than cook top area, so…

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Joker
Feb 10, 2018 12:13 am
Althom
Althom
6 February

caesarstone stain testing - expressions of interest :)

caesarstone stain testing - expressions of interest :)
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Caesarstone have their own liquid cleaner which works very well and is quite cheap considering how little you have to use

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Althom
Feb 06, 2018 11:24 am
Althom
StoneGuru
StoneGuru
4 February

what is the best way to clean stone bench tops

what is the best way to clean stone bench tops
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Might be worth checking this guide out for all stone cleaning Has solved alot of our issues. Thanks Might be worth checking out this…

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StoneGuru
Feb 04, 2018 11:43 pm
louwings
louwings
2 February

Superior Performance

Superior Performance

Thanks for this tip! I'm currently looking for a cookware at home. Do you have a particular brand you would recommend?

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louwings
Feb 02, 2018 11:32 am
marianper
marianper
31 January

Caesarstone....

Caesarstone....
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I had a smartstone benchtop instsalled 1 year ago. Generally looks great but recently noticed a crack near the joins- its quite a substantial crack and i have been…

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marianper
Jan 31, 2018 11:22 am
MrsJM
MrsJM
28 January

Caesarstone upgrade cost

Caesarstone upgrade cost

Coral quoted up 11k to upgrade the whole kitchen and pantry to supernatural

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MrsJM
Jan 28, 2018 7:08 am
MrsJM
Blue Tea
Blue Tea
25 January

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

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

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

Soft Close Drawers and Cupboards

Soft Close Drawers and Cupboards

Softclose runners are sold as a pair. You cant buy them individually. You can but cheap nasty add ons but stay away from them. Every hinge I use is softclose. It has a…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jan 22, 2018 10:17 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Althom
Althom
19 January

Corian vs Caesarstone

Corian vs Caesarstone
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We've had Caesarstone in for 6 years, We cook a lot of curries so turmeric and curry powder marks are common. We use Caeserstone's own cream cleaner and have zero stains.

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Althom
Jan 19, 2018 11:16 am
Althom

Caesarstone and draining grooves

Caesarstone and draining grooves

Hi, not sure if you have already chosen your sink yet and which size you're looking for (seems to be between 860 and 1160 ?). In case you're still looking, we do have a…

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Friendly Kitchen
Jan 07, 2018 3:19 pm
Friendly Kitchen
Gulliv
Gulliv
6 January

colour help polytec cupboards with organic white bench

colour help polytec cupboards with organic white bench

Hi I need some help selecting our polytec kitchen cupboards. We are going with a Caesar stone organic white benchtop in the kitchen and I'm not sure if we should choose…

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Gulliv
Jan 06, 2018 7:34 pm
JAMBY
JAMBY
1 January

Help with kitchen layout!

Help with kitchen layout!

And thank you sparrowsnest I will definitely check it out! I wish I were a better cook, then at least I’d have some idea of what I’m doing haha

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JAMBY
Jan 01, 2018 2:07 am
JAMBY
AJW
AJW
27 December 2017

Fridge cavity - what’s a good amount of space each side?

Fridge cavity - what’s a good amount of space each side?

They shouldn't really need that much if there is a vent at the back for the hot air to escape to. Most fridge cavities I've ever seen with an overhead cupboard onto have a…

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AJW
Dec 27, 2017 5:12 pm
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
Dani_J
Dani_J
23 December 2017

Stone Ambassador Feedback

Stone Ambassador Feedback

The colour selection. Apart from Caesarstone, can't say I like many of options on offer from other stone suppliers. This brand offers very similar colours for better…

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Dani_J
Dec 23, 2017 9:15 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
18 December 2017

Price to upgrade 40mm Caesarstone?

Price to upgrade 40mm Caesarstone?

No one gets solid 40mm. All 40mm stone in every kitchen is only 40mm at the front edges.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Dec 18, 2017 5:09 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
aphsta
aphsta
17 December 2017

pendant lights - do kitchen and dining need to match?

pendant lights - do kitchen and dining need to match?

I really like this one. To answer your original question, in my current house I have 3 individual pendants over my 3m long island, and in the dining, 3 on the one…

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aphsta
Dec 17, 2017 9:11 pm
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
CW_L
CW_L
8 December 2017

Boiling Water on tap

Boiling Water on tap

Hi moogles, do you mind telling me the width of your underbench unit? Just want to make sure we have enough cabinet space below. Thanks!

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CW_L
Dec 08, 2017 3:43 pm
CW_L
chippy
chippy
7 December 2017

Help with Kitchen cabinet layout

Help with Kitchen cabinet layout

Hi Sarah Actually, looking at it again I'd just run the overheads from the pantry to the back wall. No L shape. I'd make them as deep as the microwave box and lift the…

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chippy
Dec 07, 2017 11:11 pm
chippy
rarom
rarom
7 December 2017

Kitchen Reno

Kitchen Reno

Hey there, I recently renovated my kitchen and I couldn’t be happier! I received some excellent tips from , which really helped my reno! Check it out and see for yourselves!

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rarom
Dec 07, 2017 12:39 pm
Joker
Joker
30 November 2017

How to maintain your kitchen quartz benchtops

How to maintain your kitchen quartz benchtops

Microfibre cloth is good for small areas, microfibre cover which is on a rolling pin type roller with a handle, way better, you just use a little high quality dish washer…

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Joker
Nov 30, 2017 11:26 am
cbarre
cbarre
29 November 2017

New Kitchen layout help

New Kitchen layout help

Nope. Can’t move from current location. Thanks

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cbarre
Nov 29, 2017 10:56 pm
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 9:32 pm
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
SirJaded
SirJaded
24 November 2017

Acrylic Splashback????

Acrylic Splashback????

Just throwing my $0.2c in here as someone who's just wrapped up a kitchen reno: I was hesitant about acrylic at first, as I had the same reservations about durability etc…

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SirJaded
Nov 24, 2017 8:58 am
SirJaded

All. Doing a medium update on this kitchen and want some ideas on color. Kitchen will get new laminate bench tops and the cupboards (doors and back) will be painted. New…

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Alwaysmoretodo
Nov 15, 2017 8:29 pm

Found this a bit extravagant though. Could be used for tea and wine upstairs.

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lee.lim
Nov 12, 2017 9:38 am

I have been told by a rep that the design of my corner pullout allows the shelves to hit each other and is not an install problem. Loaded or in loaded it constantly hits…

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Pmburke
Nov 09, 2017 11:11 am
renofreakout
renofreakout
9 November 2017

Novocore 100% waterproof kitchen flooring, should I buy?

Novocore 100% waterproof kitchen flooring, should I buy?

Hi yes we too are interested in this. However we had a flooring company say it’s not true. So still on look out. eBay has had some too. So confusing!

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renofreakout
Nov 09, 2017 4:52 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
laoskiwi
laoskiwi
7 November 2017

Henley Upgrades

Henley Upgrades

RE: Cabinetry Upgrades ... it will cost I small fortune I am sure ... We switched to Laminex Impressions in Overhead Kitchen Cabinetry, that was included and no extra cost…

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laoskiwi
Nov 07, 2017 8:52 am
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


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