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HappyCamper_au
HappyCamper_au
17 December 2011

Show me your upstand?!

Show me your upstand?!
1, 2

If I'm remembering correctly...(and there's a chance I'm wrong) I think that Kyton has an upstand in her kitchen.

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HappyCamper_au
Dec 17, 2011 3:28 pm
Leni_82
Leni_82
16 December 2011

Smartstone

Smartstone

Hi everyone It does have a bigger fleck through it though which they have said is better for joins and less visible…

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Leni_82
Dec 16, 2011 9:58 pm
bigboyberger
bigboyberger
14 December 2011

Fridge tap - recessed?

Fridge tap - recessed?

we are going to install the fridge tap in the cupboard next to the fridge too. the power point will go above the…

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bigboyberger
Dec 14, 2011 6:19 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
13 December 2011

How do I know how many cupboards I will need in the kitchen?

How do I know how many cupboards I will need in the kitchen?

Thanks for the replies. Having never designed a kitchen before, I thought there might be some special trick to making the most of space but I guess…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Dec 13, 2011 7:49 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Leni_82
Leni_82
13 December 2011

Kitcheners in liquidation

Kitcheners in liquidation

This is just what I've heard through the industry grape vine. I don't know all the details.

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Leni_82
Dec 13, 2011 10:29 am
Leni_82
Leni_82
13 December 2011

Caesarstone....

Caesarstone....
1, 2

Its a new colour, we are only just about to do our first job in it.

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Leni_82
Dec 13, 2011 10:29 am
jim and adel
jim and adel
12 December 2011

Repeated problems with Neff coffee maker

Repeated problems with Neff coffee maker

I said I'd update this thread as things developed so I'm glad to be able to do so positively: the day after sending the second email last week I was contacted by both…

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jim and adel
Dec 12, 2011 9:07 pm
Taniyah
Taniyah
8 December 2011

Diamond Gloss

Diamond Gloss

Hey, I thought you all would appreciate this. I ran a search on Ziebart and for the most part it confirmed my suspicions, horror stories of dirty rags and isopropyl…

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Taniyah
Dec 08, 2011 11:18 pm
CC101
CC101
8 December 2011

Recommend me a sparkle benchtop. *shimmer*

Recommend me a sparkle benchtop. *shimmer*

The Quantum Quartz 'starlight white' is probably exactly what you are after. The picture above does not do it justice (even though it's from…

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CC101
Dec 08, 2011 12:58 am
MrZebra
MrZebra
7 December 2011

Need suggestions on splashback and Mixer Tap.

Need suggestions on splashback and Mixer Tap.

Hi renokingoffail (exceptional username BTW), I see you've already purchased a tap, but just wanted to say that I reckon you'd be pushing it for a decent quality…

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MrZebra
Dec 07, 2011 10:13 pm
MrZebra
MrZebra
7 December 2011

Neff oven

Neff oven

Hi Becdoll, I have to say that I lived in England for 5 years and I never heard of Neff - although I must admit, I wasn't in the market for kitchen appliances at the…

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MrZebra
Dec 07, 2011 10:02 pm
AJW
AJW
6 December 2011

how much $ to install mixer spout in 2-spout sink?

how much $ to install mixer spout in 2-spout sink?

Firstly do you want to do it by replacing the existing sink and vanity or somehow doing retrofit? If retrofit with the kitchen in particular do the taps come through the…

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AJW
Dec 06, 2011 9:27 pm

We used Solver "Designer White" on our hallway linen cupboards, it's only 30% gloss 2pac there so it's obviously not that shiny. The colour looks really white until you…

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Broom
Dec 05, 2011 9:49 pm
Broom
SquirtyChookGirl
SquirtyChookGirl
5 December 2011

Coulour for 2pac kitchen to go with hog bristle walls

Coulour for 2pac kitchen to go with hog bristle walls

What about Antique White or 1/4 Hog Bristle? My walls are Hog Bristle and the kitchen is 1/4 Hog…

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SquirtyChookGirl
Dec 05, 2011 1:53 pm
Leni_82
Leni_82
5 December 2011

Quantum Quartz Issues???

Quantum Quartz Issues???

That definitely has to do with the stonemasons workmanship. If you were given a bevelled edge it would be (for example) 3mm the entire kitchen through. Don't try to…

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Leni_82
Dec 05, 2011 12:59 pm
* jas *
* jas *
4 December 2011

Fridge Cabinet conundrum - interested in your thoughts.

Fridge Cabinet conundrum - interested in your thoughts.

I would consider your future wants. My parents had their pigeon pair built in and when it packed it in they had trouble finding one to fit so they altered the cabinets and…

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* jas *
Dec 04, 2011 10:22 pm
timqld
timqld
4 December 2011

Granite benchtop - join very visible

Granite benchtop - join very visible

Thanks for that - I measured the join line and it is 2mm wide - is that pretty normal too?

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timqld
Dec 04, 2011 6:14 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
4 December 2011

Urgent Wall Reno Assistance Required!

Urgent Wall Reno Assistance Required!

All sounds right to me. Just be sure that your cabinet maker uses panels in the fridge space. It is also possible that they might laminate the side of the cabinet and not…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Dec 04, 2011 5:58 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
dazandstace
dazandstace
1 December 2011

Problem with floating floor when removing kitchen?

Problem with floating floor when removing kitchen?

Yeah we will. Have decided just to run a blade under it. Thanks

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dazandstace
Dec 01, 2011 6:14 pm
dazandstace
MrZebra
MrZebra
30 November 2011

large cutlery tray - where do I get one?

large cutlery tray - where do I get one?

IKEA have this one which is to 60cm wide: http://www.ikea.com/au/en/catalog/products/80177226/ Plus an 'add on' which is 20cm wide. A little too…

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MrZebra
Nov 30, 2011 11:12 pm
MrZebra
MrZebra
30 November 2011

New kitchen in Sydney - Lost on direction to take

New kitchen in Sydney - Lost on direction to take

We build kitchens all the time and our prices are way cheaper than the big companys. Most cabinet makers will be cheaper than the…

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MrZebra
Nov 30, 2011 10:30 pm
cbboyz
cbboyz
29 November 2011

New kitchen design problem

New kitchen design problem

How tall are you? This has alot to do with how high I build my benches. I would build the kitchen at 2.4-2.5meters high and build a…

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cbboyz
Nov 29, 2011 9:25 am
Leni_82
Leni_82
24 November 2011

kitchen stone - quantum quartz or ceasor or essa or q stone

kitchen stone - quantum quartz or ceasor or essa or q stone

I'm assuming these people are only in WA though.. I thought it was weird I hadn't heard of them.

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Leni_82
Nov 24, 2011 10:17 pm
Leni_82
Leni_82
24 November 2011

Han Stone

Han Stone

Hans stone is actually essa stone. Essa stone now uses another overseas supplier and Hans stone is the original essa stone.

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Leni_82
Nov 24, 2011 9:26 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
24 November 2011

Need a quick tempory cooktop splashback idea

Need a quick tempory cooktop splashback idea

Use a tiny dab of silicon and glue two 600x600mm tiles to the wall behind the cooktop. The remove when your ready.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Nov 24, 2011 1:39 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
22 November 2011

Recommended kitchen vendors?

Recommended kitchen vendors?

I never thought about cabinet makers until a few days ago, why would it be any different? I am prepared to consider any…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Nov 22, 2011 2:19 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
21 November 2011

New kitchen sink on an existing granite countertop

New kitchen sink on an existing granite countertop

If the new bowl cutout is bigger than the old one then it is very very easily done! Only problem is that the cutting has to be done inside and the dust is terriable.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Nov 21, 2011 8:17 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
soccermum
soccermum
21 November 2011

Laminex Mocha Ash

Laminex Mocha Ash

Hi, Were thinking of having the mocha ash as our cabinets with a caeser or essastone bench. Does anyone have any photos of the mocha ash? It's so hard to imagine the…

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soccermum
Nov 21, 2011 1:10 pm
Bindi77
Bindi77
19 November 2011

Storage Containers

Storage Containers

Im not sure if i have posted this in the right section but i am looking for some bright blue tea coffee and sugar canisters. I found some online but was from a different…

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Bindi77
Nov 19, 2011 3:54 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
19 November 2011

How wide for Blum drawers?

How wide for Blum drawers?

Falt packs are a modular system and 900 is the widest they do. I frequently build drawers over 900mm…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Nov 19, 2011 2:01 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CC101
CC101
17 November 2011

Quantum Quartz - Possible Issues?

Quantum Quartz - Possible Issues?

has any one else had any issues with qq stone as above. i am considering going for qq starlight white with formica gentle beige kitchen benchtops.

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CC101
Nov 17, 2011 1:38 am
1sthome
1sthome
17 November 2011

Corian Benchtop

Corian Benchtop

Were getting it as it suits us for temperature, and funCtion. Yes it will scratch and you can also polish out the scratches.

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1sthome
Nov 17, 2011 12:03 am
kathkenny
kathkenny
16 November 2011

Essa Stone - NEW Velvet finish

Essa Stone - NEW Velvet finish

I just came across this old post when searching for info about the Essastone new crystal salt in velvet finish - did you end up going with it, and was it any good? We are…

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kathkenny
Nov 16, 2011 10:54 pm
delatite13
delatite13
16 November 2011

Kitchen window,with cupboards above-how big?

Kitchen window,with cupboards above-how big?

Thanks for that. have seen now that the size isn't so "large" having seen a couple of other posts. Haven't finished designing the kitchen fully as yet so options open as…

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delatite13
Nov 16, 2011 9:49 pm
delatite13

ok a bit premature but here is a pic of ours just put in today...not even glazed yet. Our dilema is to where to st the bench height to. Our cabinet maker wants to recess…

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sceen7
Nov 16, 2011 9:06 pm
renomart
renomart
16 November 2011

Replacing kitchen cupboards plus tiles

Replacing kitchen cupboards plus tiles

IKEA may not have the sizes you are after (height and width). Visiting your local cabinet maker would be a good choice.

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renomart
Nov 16, 2011 8:11 pm
renomart
Kitchenpro
Kitchenpro
16 November 2011

How to remove a kitchen successfully for reinstallation

How to remove a kitchen successfully for reinstallation

Hi Raeaus, it's always better to use an expert, but from my experience, you wont get anyone who will guarantee removing the stone top in one piece. Even the…

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Kitchenpro
Nov 16, 2011 12:55 pm

I did this in TurboFloorPlan3D Pro …

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RocksInHead
Nov 16, 2011 9:16 am
MrZebra
MrZebra
15 November 2011

Waterfall end install AFTER floating floor?

Waterfall end install AFTER floating floor?

Excellent points. Regarding the plastic legs, I completely understand your concerns. As I'm also concerned about the weight of my quartz benchtop, I'm upgrading the…

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MrZebra
Nov 15, 2011 8:17 am
Casa2
Casa2
14 November 2011

700mm Bench Depth & Island Width

700mm Bench Depth & Island Width

Nice I did this mainly for an adequate fridge…

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Casa2
Nov 14, 2011 10:13 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
14 November 2011

Vinyl wrap joints. Is this normal?

Vinyl wrap joints. Is this normal?

It is vinyl wrapped. They have had to put a join into the island unit panel as it looks to long to be made in one piece!

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Nov 14, 2011 1:12 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
thattime
thattime
14 November 2011

side by side fridge

side by side fridge
1, 2

+1 for the Samsung French door model. We have the same fridge as Emeri and my wife loves it. But as quiksilver is suggesting - this model isn't the most energy efficient.…

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thattime
Nov 14, 2011 8:13 am
thattime
rocketship
rocketship
8 November 2011

Kitchen Faucets with Sprayers

Kitchen Faucets with Sprayers

This one definately does not have the sprayer function but does combine hot, cold & filtered water. Sorry I know that is not what you are looking for but I think you will…

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rocketship
Nov 08, 2011 12:07 pm
Shot81
Shot81
6 November 2011

Häcker Kitchen

Häcker Kitchen

Hi All, Just wanted to know if any one has got a Häcker Kitchen from TasteLiving. We are look at all our options at the moment and price wise its not to bad. The only…

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Shot81
Nov 06, 2011 7:14 pm
thattime
thattime
4 November 2011

Blanco vs Omega Rangehood

Blanco vs Omega Rangehood

I am a convert to external mounted motors for rangehoods after…

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thattime
Nov 04, 2011 5:55 pm
thattime
kiwi
kiwi
27 October 2011

Kitchen Sinks

Kitchen Sinks
1, 2, 3

oh, true. but we didnt get stone. Had to have laminate also they talk of a drainer over the 2nd sink, which is a good idea. AJW, funny re the plates!

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kiwi
Oct 27, 2011 12:12 pm
kiwi
Ballabil
Ballabil
26 October 2011

Kitchen cabinet color choice

Kitchen cabinet color choice

I have not used this colour but if you like it that is what matters. Buy a sample pot and paint a board and see it in your kitchen light. I like 2 colours in the kitchen…

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Ballabil
Oct 26, 2011 10:20 am
Laila
Laila
24 October 2011

Confused - Where to put the GPO in Kitchen Island

Confused - Where to put the GPO in Kitchen Island

Hi Mark, We have a Caesarstone bench with waterfall sides and have one powerpoint in each end maybe 15cm from the top and centered. At one end of the island we have our…

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Laila
Oct 24, 2011 11:25 am
Laila
Laila
24 October 2011

Soft close drawers: Recovering lid dropped down the back

Soft close drawers: Recovering lid dropped down the back

Did you get the lid? We have Blum runners and we can get the drawers off, you pull all the way out and lift up straight, can be abit fiddlely but it is possible.

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Laila
Oct 24, 2011 11:16 am
willcres
willcres
23 October 2011

Laminex White finish or Formica Snowdrift?

Laminex White finish or Formica Snowdrift?

Thank you, Pitto & Ruby52550!! :) I will see the quote next week & will decide from there since I also want to upgrade it to 1.2m height. Cheers...

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willcres
Oct 23, 2011 9:04 pm
willcres

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