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MummaDJ
MummaDJ
12 May 2013

Colourful Splashbacks

Colourful Splashbacks
1, 2

To help others, there is also this thread on the forum also: viewtopic.php?f=64&t=39359&start=320

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MummaDJ
May 12, 2013 8:09 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
27 January 2013

Kitchen Companies -recommendations & offers?

Kitchen Companies -recommendations & offers?

Sorry if you tried to get me. My family and I extended…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jan 27, 2013 5:09 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
chatterbox
chatterbox
27 January 2013

height of top cupboards with raked ceiling etc

height of top cupboards with raked ceiling etc

2400 it is then..no cornice as the ceiling is square set because of the rake and it is another 3m above wher the top of the cabinets would be....

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chatterbox
Jan 27, 2013 5:09 pm
SmithiesWife
SmithiesWife
26 January 2013

Kitchen benchtop height

Kitchen benchtop height
1, 2, 3

Ours will be at 943mm from cement slab and I'm 170cm tall. I think it'll be about perfect for me and definitely suit DH who's 193cm tall.

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SmithiesWife
Jan 26, 2013 8:18 pm
jazzy_
jazzy_
25 January 2013

Need to do a kitchen reno - recommend me a cabinetmaker?

Need to do a kitchen reno - recommend me a cabinetmaker?

Bumping this - any recs for a cabinet maker in Sydney? We're in the Inner West..

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jazzy_
Jan 25, 2013 7:40 am
greenjogreen
greenjogreen
24 January 2013

Alternatives to Laminate (Laminex)

Alternatives to Laminate (Laminex)

Just sent off for some samples so hopefully will see the product in the flesh soon. Wonder how $$$ it is? Beautiful!

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greenjogreen
Jan 24, 2013 10:59 pm
Kitchenpro
Kitchenpro
24 January 2013

kicks on pantry? and shelf shape and size

kicks on pantry? and shelf shape and size

Hi Chatterbox, I am guessing the whole idea of the shaped shelves is due to the pantry being a walk in pantry, so in this case - no kicker required. The gables and panels…

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Kitchenpro
Jan 24, 2013 8:34 am
SmithiesWife
SmithiesWife
22 January 2013

Please help with my Kitchen Layout

Please help with my Kitchen Layout

Depends on the stone. Essastone is over 3.05m and granite can vary but I was told by a rep over here that it is 2.5m. Apparently whether you can see the join mostly comes…

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SmithiesWife
Jan 22, 2013 4:09 pm
1rocky
1rocky
21 January 2013

advice wanted on drawers & cupboards - laminex or 2pac?

advice wanted on drawers & cupboards - laminex or 2pac?

cutting edge is the silk finish laminates much more to buy then the natural finish

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1rocky
Jan 21, 2013 4:57 pm
SmithiesWife
SmithiesWife
19 January 2013

kick boards colours

kick boards colours

The brushed aluminium sounds good. I'm no expert but I think it would look nice tying it in with the extrusion and still have the floor as a feature. We are having an all…

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SmithiesWife
Jan 19, 2013 9:52 pm
1rocky
1rocky
19 January 2013

Height between kitchen pantry shelves?

Height between kitchen pantry shelves?
1, 2

that is good to know thanks smithies wife

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1rocky
Jan 19, 2013 9:13 pm
raejrey
raejrey
19 January 2013

Window in pantry?

Window in pantry?

Thanks for all of your ideas guys! FND, we're building at Selandra Rise in Vics south east. We loved the floorplan of the Monaco Nouveau; it's something you don't come…

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raejrey
Jan 19, 2013 4:28 pm
raejrey
Lilac
Lilac
19 January 2013

Has anybody bought a kitchen from a TASTE store in Sydney?

Has anybody bought a kitchen from a TASTE store in Sydney?

I haven't bought a kitchen from there but I love them!! The sliding bench I saw in the Castle Hill store and it is an amazing idea! We bought our free standing bath and…

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Lilac
Jan 19, 2013 8:57 am
Lilac
Lilac
17 January 2013

Kitchen Layout Help!!!

Kitchen Layout Help!!!

Have looked into these, just not sure.... I am quite vertically challenged (the old 5ft) so just have this thought of being a bit like dicky…

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Lilac
Jan 17, 2013 9:44 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
15 January 2013

width of pantry door.....

width of pantry door.....

Why would you though?? If you put a…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jan 15, 2013 8:39 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
R Jones
R Jones
15 January 2013

Wok burner or Fish burner?

Wok burner or Fish burner?

Hi, could you please let me know how is your lofra with the fish burner going, we are about to buy one and have not been able to find much reviews about it. Thanks

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R Jones
Jan 15, 2013 8:22 pm
Mclaren
Mclaren
15 January 2013

What kitchen mixer do you recommend?

What kitchen mixer do you recommend?

Update:- we have had our Hansa sink mixer changed again - the plumber said that it used to have a plastic insert which would swell when using hot water but now has a brass…

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Mclaren
Jan 15, 2013 3:55 pm
Mclaren
kiwi
kiwi
15 January 2013

Side by side fridge???

Side by side fridge???
1, 2

It gives her access to her tonic.....in a way she never dreamed possible!

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kiwi
Jan 15, 2013 2:52 pm
kiwi
chatterbox
chatterbox
13 January 2013

kitchen colours for cabinets and tops and waterfalls......

kitchen colours for cabinets and tops and waterfalls......

we are planning the kitchen.....we have carbonized bamboo flooring and cannot settle on the cupboard and benchtop colours. we are looking at the high gloss acrylic…

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chatterbox
Jan 13, 2013 4:46 pm
zora0071
zora0071
13 January 2013

Sink facing window and not in island bench.

Sink facing window and not in island bench.

Friends of ours have decided on two sinks in their kitchen, they have the main one under the window but have a single round sink to one end of the…

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zora0071
Jan 13, 2013 4:07 am
lenarufus
lenarufus
12 January 2013

kitchen drawer heights inside & outside

kitchen drawer heights inside & outside

It sounds like the sharknose is not a goer.

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lenarufus
Jan 12, 2013 4:12 pm
Mclaren
Mclaren
11 January 2013

Timber Kitchen Staining - Is this okay?

Timber Kitchen Staining - Is this okay?
1, 2, 3

I wouldn't be happy with that either - if it looks like that now and it's brand new what's it going to look like in a year, 2 years, etc etc? Keep complaining until…

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Mclaren
Jan 11, 2013 3:50 pm
Mclaren
renomart
renomart
11 January 2013

Rangehood height above cooktop

Rangehood height above cooktop

Take a look at these as well as…

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renomart
Jan 11, 2013 10:39 am
renomart
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
11 January 2013

chosing Vinyl wrap over solid timber (reasons)

chosing Vinyl wrap over solid timber (reasons)

I will take a look at ultraglaze, thank you! - but as mentioned, upgrading kitchen doors from whatever is included is low priority in my…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jan 11, 2013 5:35 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
sohandy
sohandy
10 January 2013

Waterfalls on island bench or not?

Waterfalls on island bench or not?
1, 2

Waterfalls on the end of our island bench are great looking but also more robust if you have kids - i.e. they are always destroying something. In terms of cost our kitchen…

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sohandy
Jan 10, 2013 11:33 am
sohandy
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
10 January 2013

To add to kitchen or start again?

To add to kitchen or start again?

Totally agree with Mclaren. Matching old with new in a kitchen never works well.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jan 10, 2013 9:50 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
mrsmel
mrsmel
8 January 2013

UltraGlaze Kitchens

UltraGlaze Kitchens

More details on uploading photos can be found here http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=42169

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mrsmel
Jan 08, 2013 7:25 am
mrsmel
stormjr
stormjr
7 January 2013

Kitchen Bench Joint

Kitchen Bench Joint

It is square edge laminate, after selling us round edge then ringing to say waterfall edge and round don't work, this is what we get! So upset, I wanted the laminate to…

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stormjr
Jan 07, 2013 2:17 pm
alkababba
alkababba
7 January 2013

My idea for my kitchen so far (via laminex designer 3d)

My idea for my kitchen so far (via laminex designer 3d)

Thanks so much, that helps a lot. :) Ill bring it up with the builders. Anyone here used naturastone? We were going to use caesarstone but the dude said they use natura…

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alkababba
Jan 07, 2013 12:39 pm
Kitchenpro
Kitchenpro
7 January 2013

Caesarstone sink cutout

Caesarstone sink cutout

Hi J1burr, I have messaged you the contact details of a great stone mason I use. They are based in Brisbane but also have a factory in Melbourne. Hope this helps.

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Kitchenpro
Jan 07, 2013 8:44 am
alkababba
alkababba
6 January 2013

Black bench tops???

Black bench tops???

Im tossing up whether to have black benchtops as well. The cleaning doesnt so much bother me as i think ill be so in love ill spend hours a day rubbing them anyway, but i…

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alkababba
Jan 06, 2013 7:11 pm

Ok so im getting my kitchen renovated and im after any advice about materials/quotes you've recieved, problems you have come accross in installation, other things to think…

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alkababba
Jan 06, 2013 1:41 pm
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suh
Dec 28, 2012 3:33 pm
suh
amgsl55
amgsl55
27 December 2012

Microwave location

Microwave location
1, 2

Just resurrecting an old thread. Our microwave is above the oven ( 1400 above floor level). The microwave has a pull down door and both myself and my partner find it…

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amgsl55
Dec 27, 2012 8:29 pm
grumblebum54
grumblebum54
24 December 2012

Pot draws

Pot draws
1, 2

Lilac Glad the microwave and oven are at a height that suits you. I have a steamer oven in the tower and it only needs a space about 390 high opposed to your oven that…

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grumblebum54
Dec 24, 2012 10:00 pm
grumblebum54
kvadro
kvadro
24 December 2012

L-shaped granite bench top joints

L-shaped granite bench top joints

Thanks for your attention mate. And sorry guys for a false alarm. Started looking more closely on our plans and appeared that a join proposed by a supplier is actually in…

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kvadro
Dec 24, 2012 9:47 pm
fmac
fmac
21 December 2012

Has anyone used a fish tank as a kitchen splashback??

Has anyone used a fish tank as a kitchen splashback??

My aunt has a built in tank between two living areas, so it can be seen in both rooms. From what I have seen in one room you can access the tank by a hinged part of the…

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fmac
Dec 21, 2012 11:33 am
tamz026
tamz026
21 December 2012

Anyone used laminex nostalgia profile cabinetry doors?

Anyone used laminex nostalgia profile cabinetry doors?

What amazing blogs! Oh i cant wait until ours is finished!!! I really look forward to seeing your kitchen when its done as well! This is the one room in the whole house i…

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tamz026
Dec 21, 2012 9:27 am
renomart
renomart
17 December 2012

Kitchen layout

Kitchen layout

I would place the sink (scullery) in the middle of the bench.

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renomart
Dec 17, 2012 5:26 pm
renomart
renomart
renomart
17 December 2012

Blum blumotion soft door closers...

Blum blumotion soft door closers...
1, 2, 3

What is a piston drill thing? How does it work? Want to do my own drawers after handover, is there an attachment device like the ones for…

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renomart
Dec 17, 2012 5:22 pm
renomart
renomart
renomart
17 December 2012

Kick Boards

Kick Boards

Good idea to go with black laminate for the kickboards as vinyl faced kickboards can tear in some circumstances.

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renomart
Dec 17, 2012 4:59 pm
renomart
Evelin
Evelin
17 December 2012

Kitchenhaus in Perth, any experience?

Kitchenhaus in Perth, any experience?

Does anybody know the company and has bought a kitchen from them? They are in Osborne Park. http://www.kitchenhaus.com.au

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Evelin
Dec 17, 2012 1:41 pm
1rocky
1rocky
17 December 2012

Dark kitchen bench

Dark kitchen bench

i also wanted a dark bench top in the kitchen and finally settled on white truffle essa stone

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1rocky
Dec 17, 2012 5:43 am
mike815
mike815
12 December 2012

Kitchen colours and materials

Kitchen colours and materials

I'm building a house and choosing kitchen colours. I'd like some feedback on either of these two choices. Choice one: Benchtop: Osprey Caesarstone (white with little…

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mike815
Dec 12, 2012 12:20 pm
Rudolf1980
Rudolf1980
11 December 2012

timber veneer splashback

timber veneer splashback

So what did you end up going with? Just recently been toying with the idea to use timber as a splashback. I'm planning on even extending the timber look with lining our…

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Rudolf1980
Dec 11, 2012 5:55 am
Rudolf1980
build again
build again
10 December 2012

Kitchen recommendations for hunter area NSW

Kitchen recommendations for hunter area NSW

We used Hunter Kitchen Kings- stores in singleton and maitland- for our laundry units and wardrobe inserts. They were fantastic- competitive pricing, products are…

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build again
Dec 10, 2012 8:09 pm
chippy
chippy
10 December 2012

Question for CEK

Question for CEK
1, 2

All the stone tops I've had installed for clients are done exactly as CEK explains. Sometimes the stone mason will fix 20mm battens to the top of the carcass in places to…

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chippy
Dec 10, 2012 4:26 pm
chippy
Miss Mia
Miss Mia
9 December 2012

Zampetti appliances

Zampetti appliances

We were wondering the same. Can not even find Zampetti at a retailer in SA which does not give us confidence !!

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Miss Mia
Dec 09, 2012 10:42 am
D101
D101
6 December 2012

Building a storage system for cans in the pantry

Building a storage system for cans in the pantry

A lot of their stuff seems pretty expensive (I don't need it to look good - just to be functional). Have looked at Bunnings but none of their kits appear to be the right size.

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D101
Dec 06, 2012 9:23 pm


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