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chippy
chippy
19 September 2011

Blum Vs Hettich

Blum Vs Hettich

All full extension runners have 2 sliding parts in order to clear the carcase. Sounds like you have the old school captive wheel runners in yor laundry. They have a…

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chippy
Sep 19, 2011 5:43 pm
chippy
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
19 September 2011

Handleless Fingerpull Drawer Door Panel Supplier for DIY?

Handleless Fingerpull Drawer Door Panel Supplier for DIY?

Can anyone recommend a few that specialise in this sort of thing? And perhaps how much extra it costs per panel? I am happy to measure everything…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Sep 19, 2011 3:45 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
18 September 2011

Ceaser stone thickness

Ceaser stone thickness

Yes its an industry standard for 40mm tops to only have 100mm returns under. All stones masons do it this way. The only place it should be solid 40mm is the overhangs…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Sep 18, 2011 7:27 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens

Mine is the same as chippy's, although our drawers are all the same size, and I love it. The top drawer has the coffee, tea bags, milo, sauce, herbs and spices etc. The…

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fairy blue
Sep 18, 2011 3:18 pm
fairy blue
Leona
Leona
16 September 2011

HELP ME - cupboard fronts not available

HELP ME - cupboard fronts not available

tink, we are so on the same page, they were the 2 i was thinking lol! yeh we will go have a look at a few places this weekend!

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Leona
Sep 16, 2011 12:01 pm
Pippi
Pippi
16 September 2011

Width of Pot draws and cupboards

Width of Pot draws and cupboards

Cutting Edge Kitchens or anyone else who can help, could I please ask your opinion on the pot drawers for my kitchen? The external space either side of the oven is 55cm.…

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Pippi
Sep 16, 2011 9:00 am
Pippi
robbo8778
robbo8778
15 September 2011

Direct sunlight on CaeserStone

Direct sunlight on CaeserStone

dont know of any of them that are UV stable and in severe cases I have seen them yellow but as mentioned it is in severe cases, uv stuff on the window would be a good…

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robbo8778
Sep 15, 2011 8:46 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
14 September 2011

Kitchen cabinet options

Kitchen cabinet options

I did my own kitchen over two years ago and used the plastic legs. There hasn't been any sagging but perhaps it depends on how many you put on. I…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Sep 14, 2011 5:27 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
kels
kels
13 September 2011

What to do with our cabinet doors?

What to do with our cabinet doors?

Oh yeah, that looks like it then. Thanks for that. Will start pricing around for new doors and draws etc. :-)

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kels
Sep 13, 2011 8:13 am
kerry-ann
kerry-ann
12 September 2011

Upgrading to Caesarstone

Upgrading to Caesarstone

We are having 20mm Caesarstone installed throughout our house for extra $3090 with AV Jennings. Includes: * kitchen bench * kitchen island bench…

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kerry-ann
Sep 12, 2011 10:15 pm
Basilius
Basilius
12 September 2011

Blind Coner Pantry

Blind Coner Pantry

Hi Kiwi Chick, Thanks for the suggestion on Hafele's blind corner pantry. I have a photo of the unit in my original post. Cheers, Basilius.

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Basilius
Sep 12, 2011 1:41 pm
Leni_82
Leni_82
11 September 2011

Newest Recon - Radianz

Newest Recon - Radianz

There is a new stone out there.. http://www.rmsmarble.com/radianz-quartz.html Samsung have released it.

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Leni_82
Sep 11, 2011 12:34 am
planeguy
planeguy
10 September 2011

Marmoleum as a kitchen floor

Marmoleum as a kitchen floor

Thanks xquisite. Our designer has supplied samples of marmoleum, however at roughly 20x15cm, it is hard to imagine how it would look laid - ie the joins, and the large…

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planeguy
Sep 10, 2011 7:42 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
10 September 2011

cupboard / draw handles

cupboard / draw handles

Most of my customers choose two different sizes. One larger(300-600mm) length size to suit all the drawers and tall doors and a smaller(200-300mm) handle to suit all other doors.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Sep 10, 2011 8:33 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Leo2010
Leo2010
9 September 2011

Laminex Vinyl for kitchen door

Laminex Vinyl for kitchen door

I am renovating my kitchen and I can't seem to find the right colour vinyl for the new cupboard doors so it matches my existing doors - the colour is coral (its…

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Leo2010
Sep 09, 2011 4:47 pm

Hi All, I have never spammed a forum so I apologise in advance :oops: I'm looking to off load these new appliances as I have moved out of the house they were going to be…

Guest
Jan 01, 1970 10:00 am
xquisite
xquisite
8 September 2011

Granite Transformations - Anyone done it?

Granite Transformations - Anyone done it?

Yes, 2FK, it would be a travesty. Maybe try & sell your benchtops on ebay. I got a quote from GT a couple of years ago for a property we were selling & it was at least the…

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xquisite
Sep 08, 2011 3:34 pm
beau2
beau2
6 September 2011

Perla Di Sabbia granite bench

Perla Di Sabbia granite bench

That's not correct. Granite Transformations manufactures their own slabs. It is a man made engineered stone made form granite (hence the name), quartz and other materials.…

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beau2
Sep 06, 2011 6:29 pm

Hi... we are going to install this type of…

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Lot927
Sep 05, 2011 8:11 pm
Darth Teddy Bear
Darth Teddy Bear
5 September 2011

Glass splashback not one piece but 3, surely this is wrong?

Glass splashback not one piece but 3, surely this is wrong?

Hi all, I spoke to a Michelle at ; and before I go on I must say she was extremely helpful and spent…

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Darth Teddy Bear
Sep 05, 2011 7:13 pm
Darth Teddy Bear
chippy
chippy
5 September 2011

Is this an acceptable fix?

Is this an acceptable fix?
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CEK's idea of laminating the DW recess sides was a good one. Yes it can be done after (although it is easier before installation) however seeing how these guys have done…

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chippy
Sep 05, 2011 1:35 pm
chippy
zeds
zeds
5 September 2011

Kitchen sink for 50cm cabinet -help!

Kitchen sink for 50cm cabinet -help!

yes the existing sink is a single bowl. I think a single bowl is my only option.

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zeds
Sep 05, 2011 12:31 pm
kyton
kyton
2 September 2011

Stone Bench Tops

Stone Bench Tops

C'stone, not Essa - but no issues after 22mths of living here.

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kyton
Sep 02, 2011 7:38 pm
kyton
Leni_82
Leni_82
2 September 2011

Installation Moved back again!!!

Installation Moved back again!!!

Damn It! My kitchen cabinets where supposed to be installed on August 25th, then he told me we were in about a week of that date.. I was fine with that... Then hubby…

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Leni_82
Sep 02, 2011 10:40 am

I am having silimar teknobili,think they are a great idea

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pattycake4
Sep 01, 2011 8:25 am
mixxa
mixxa
31 August 2011

Granite benches

Granite benches

Hi, thank you for all your comments. The front island bench was only 2mts with a 60cm bench at the end going along the right wall ..there was no need for the join.

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mixxa
Aug 31, 2011 5:22 pm
Leni_82
Leni_82
29 August 2011

Benchtop - Starlight Black or Black Rocks?

Benchtop - Starlight Black or Black Rocks?

Thanks for the info guys. I do like the starlight black and it looks much more classy than the Black Rocks, but I worry it will show up…

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Leni_82
Aug 29, 2011 10:03 pm
theyetti
theyetti
27 August 2011

Disconnecting oven

Disconnecting oven

Best to get a licensed electrician to disconnect old oven and reconnect the new one. Our oven has a dedicated feed circuit with heaver gauge cable and it's own…

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theyetti
Aug 27, 2011 8:10 pm
AussieMark
AussieMark
26 August 2011

Pendant Lights over breakfast bar/ island

Pendant Lights over breakfast bar/ island

hi Kyton, I agree cleaning wise. I think the indoor kitchen will be used on a limited basis as my wife is Malaysian and cooks a lot of Asian food, for that reason and…

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AussieMark
Aug 26, 2011 9:09 pm
deconst
deconst
26 August 2011

uPVC windows and cooktops

uPVC windows and cooktops

FYI for any interested people, according to this: viewtopic.php?p=706885 200mm suggested clearance from non-fire-retardant surface. My current kitchen plans have 170mm…

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deconst
Aug 26, 2011 3:41 pm
deconst
Kitchenpro
Kitchenpro
25 August 2011

Confused about Laminex options

Confused about Laminex options

Hi Heytherek, nothing wrong with the products you have chosen, it's down to what colours appeal to you. Diamond gloss is promoted as being eight times…

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Kitchenpro
Aug 25, 2011 2:35 pm
glasses
glasses
23 August 2011

Has anyone used Crea Cream Artstone as a benchtop?

Has anyone used Crea Cream Artstone as a benchtop?

I am also looking at using Crea Cream Artstone for a benchtop and would love to see a picture of a whole bench in it. We're thinking of using it in our bathrooms. Any help…

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glasses
Aug 23, 2011 11:16 am
SinkOrSwim
SinkOrSwim
23 August 2011

Laminex Stipple Seal

Laminex Stipple Seal

We have Stipple seal in our kitchen which will hopefully be finished wednesday. The stipple seal is on the lower cupboards and panel pantry door, as well as the appliance…

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SinkOrSwim
Aug 23, 2011 12:15 am
gelatiii
gelatiii
22 August 2011

Createc costs as much as poly?

Createc costs as much as poly?

We did ours in Createc as it was part of a package. If I had to pay extra I'll go for 2 pac or vinyl, large colour choices. That said, Createc is not too shabby and I like…

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gelatiii
Aug 22, 2011 10:37 pm
Leni_82
Leni_82
22 August 2011

other alternatives for these marble benches

other alternatives for these marble benches
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Calacutta is so very expensive, it ranges from about $600-$1000 per square metre. Bianco Carrera looks similar and a fraction of the price. Some one mentioned marble not…

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Leni_82
Aug 22, 2011 3:53 pm
gam
gam
20 August 2011

baumatic 90 cm Dual Fuel Cooking Theatre

baumatic 90 cm Dual Fuel Cooking Theatre

Stay away from Baumatic. Worst oven I have ever used. After the door falling off twice, handle coming off twice, inside racks coming loose on no less than 12 occasions in…

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gam
Aug 20, 2011 9:00 pm
theyetti
theyetti
19 August 2011

What are the best under-cabinet LED downlights?

What are the best under-cabinet LED downlights?

We're looking at Wilson & Bradley's LED down-lights for our hallway wall/corner niches. We used Hera halogen down-lights in our overhead kitchen cupboards but are…

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theyetti
Aug 19, 2011 11:25 pm
zeitgeber
zeitgeber
19 August 2011

Kitchen taps - what to consider when buying ?

Kitchen taps - what to consider when buying ?

For the kitchen sink tap, I like the tall square gooseneck tap offered by either Methven or Alder Alto, because you don't need to swivel it away…

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zeitgeber
Aug 19, 2011 3:27 pm
zeitgeber
jmuf1j1
jmuf1j1
19 August 2011

Pure White Caesarstone + paint to match for all white kitche

Pure White Caesarstone + paint to match for all white kitche

Hi Bec - I'm thinking of using pure white for my kitchen too. What paint did you end up using for your cupboards?

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jmuf1j1
Aug 19, 2011 11:09 am
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mapcalla
Aug 19, 2011 11:02 am
kdgirl
kdgirl
18 August 2011

Help with colors for cupboards and benctop please ...

Help with colors for cupboards and benctop please ...

You should have a look at Parchment. My parents just renovated their kitchen and were looking at Alibaster and Antique white but then ended up going with parchment and it…

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kdgirl
Aug 18, 2011 3:37 pm
kmcgreg
kmcgreg
17 August 2011

Wilsonart Hd anyone used it? Other Benchtop materials

Wilsonart Hd anyone used it? Other Benchtop materials

Hi, this is my first post and no doubt not the last. We are renovating our workers style cottage circa 1870 and redoing the kitchen as part of it. We have a meeting…

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kmcgreg
Aug 17, 2011 8:42 pm
warry
warry
17 August 2011

Which white for kitchen cupboards

Which white for kitchen cupboards

We used "parchment" in vinyl gloss wrap, we chose it for exactly the reason that you mentioned.

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warry
Aug 17, 2011 8:13 pm
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adgn
Aug 17, 2011 4:39 pm
podoco
podoco
17 August 2011

Undermount sink size and Caesarstone

Undermount sink size and Caesarstone

Also, someone mentioned you can cut the drainer lines on the stone itself. How does this work? Doesn't the stone stain rather easily? Also, I don't imagine the water…

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podoco
Aug 17, 2011 10:29 am
Henroes
Henroes
16 August 2011

My new kitchen nearly finished

My new kitchen nearly finished
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I have decided to go either a silver or beige metallic type of colour, only light, but am having trouble deciding between the two. Does anyone know of a very light…

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Henroes
Aug 16, 2011 10:10 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
16 August 2011

Pros and Cons on handle-less cabinets/cupboards please

Pros and Cons on handle-less cabinets/cupboards please
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A little off topic but... is it a massive cost difference to get the aluminium strips, say compared to, high quality handles??? Sensational…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Aug 16, 2011 3:37 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
silversurfer
silversurfer
16 August 2011

Help needed with kitchen colours - Michelle

Help needed with kitchen colours - Michelle

thanks for the advice, I suppose both would work and whilst parchment would be a bit warmer, we are leaning more towards polar white for a bit more contrast with the…

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silversurfer
Aug 16, 2011 1:47 pm


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