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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
ShelleyB
ShelleyB
16 August 2011

Undermount sinks.. how much are builders charging to upgrade

Undermount sinks.. how much are builders charging to upgrade

Just checked the contract documentation - it cost me $547 for an Oliveri MO70U undermount sink to kitchen caesarstone benchtop in lieu of standard top mounted sink…

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ShelleyB
Aug 16, 2011 9:55 am
Darren Stewart
Darren Stewart
15 August 2011

Cupboards over gas cooktop

Cupboards over gas cooktop

No worries, I'm sure in range hoods ( I know were on about cabinets here tho.) it said min 650 max 750. I always though you could ( I I've done so many times) crack your…

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Darren Stewart
Aug 15, 2011 6:59 pm
Darren Stewart
Darren Stewart
15 August 2011

What's best granite or ceasarstone??

What's best granite or ceasarstone??

I like both, but granite has a depth to it that you just cannot get with man made products. Both can scratch but natural granite is pretty tough. Caesar stone can and…

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Darren Stewart
Aug 15, 2011 3:38 pm
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Testedbytime
Aug 15, 2011 1:46 pm
SquirtyChookGirl
SquirtyChookGirl
11 August 2011

traditional style kitchen: taps and sinks?

traditional style kitchen: taps and sinks?

I have a ceramic butler sink. You are able to buy rubber liners for the bottoms of them so you do not get marks from pots and pans and do not get breakages. We've not had…

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SquirtyChookGirl
Aug 11, 2011 5:20 pm
SquirtyChookGirl
SquirtyChookGirl
11 August 2011

Cheap french kitchen taps

Cheap french kitchen taps

Wonderful news. Just what I was after. I'll have a look at some uk sites. I love the perin & rowe taps. Thanks so…

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SquirtyChookGirl
Aug 11, 2011 5:15 pm
noki388
noki388
10 August 2011

Column on island bench

Column on island bench

Thanks all, cant wait to see your updates chippy. Slightly off topic but are you aware of any perth builders using bondek for their suspended slabs

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noki388
Aug 10, 2011 9:32 pm
BarbT
BarbT
10 August 2011

kitchen cupboards colour help

kitchen cupboards colour help

Hi , I am strugggling with colours for my kitchen cupboards. I am thinking I like Wilsonart,"Deepstar Agate" high definition benches and "Desert Zephyr" fine stippledoors.…

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BarbT
Aug 10, 2011 8:54 pm
movingGal
movingGal
10 August 2011

Questions about sinks

Questions about sinks

I have both! The Blanco one was standard with the builder and the Oliveri one I seem to remember I had to pick it because the one the builder was going to supply for the…

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movingGal
Aug 10, 2011 6:11 pm
Melodie
Melodie
10 August 2011

Our kitchen reno :)

Our kitchen reno :)
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Thanks HHCIB!! :)

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Melodie
Aug 10, 2011 9:33 am
CA3105
CA3105
8 August 2011

Alaskan Gloss

Alaskan Gloss

Sounds like a tricky one. Do you have a copy of the guarantee from Alaskan Gloss in writing anywhere that you could keep in conjunction with the guarantee from the…

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CA3105
Aug 08, 2011 7:55 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
8 August 2011

cupboard doors and benchtop - cheap reno sought

cupboard doors and benchtop - cheap reno sought

The bench tops and doors are the biggest cost in a kitchen. If you are handy and can fit them yourself then there is money to be saved in just doing doors and tops BUT If…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Aug 08, 2011 11:32 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Gaia
Gaia
7 August 2011

Can't have glass splashback near gas cooktop ??

Can't have glass splashback near gas cooktop ??
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Post subject: Re: Can't have glass splashback near gas cooktop ?? Gaia wrote: Quote: and it does not matter what distance it is away from the hob OR…

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Gaia
Aug 07, 2011 10:06 am
kellyW24
kellyW24
6 August 2011

New Kitchen - Terrible Colours!!!

New Kitchen - Terrible Colours!!!

Its a common misconception that you need special paints to paint over laminate doors. ITS NOT TRUE. With proper preperation you can…

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kellyW24
Aug 06, 2011 2:03 pm
Michelle
Michelle
5 August 2011

does this look like diamond gloss edging

does this look like diamond gloss edging

^ I actually link that looks really nasty. AND is that not C/Stone? :th: Looks like yvonnemmm has changed her mind? ::smile::

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Michelle
Aug 05, 2011 6:29 am
Michelle
robbo8778
robbo8778
3 August 2011

Anyone looked into alternatives to Caesar stone?

Anyone looked into alternatives to Caesar stone?

Love the look of polished concrete also. if done correct it can be bullet proof but is way out of my budget.

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robbo8778
Aug 03, 2011 3:30 pm
Vasilako
Vasilako
1 August 2011

Cooktop cutout size?

Cooktop cutout size?

Thanks for that Earl!

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Vasilako
Aug 01, 2011 11:49 am
kel72
kel72
29 July 2011

kitchen reno wall removal & supporting post

kitchen reno wall removal & supporting post

Oh and since the kitchen is getting done too, we just don't have the money to do steel

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kel72
Jul 29, 2011 5:52 pm

Trouble finding benchtop quotes

Trouble finding benchtop quotes

Do you know anyone handy that could install them for you? I have supplied bench tops to handy men before. You can usually find a good handy man in your local newspaper.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jul 28, 2011 7:19 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens

sink, wuth or without drainer?

sink, wuth or without drainer?

It depends on how much you wash up. I for one wont put good cutlery, utensils, fry pans or good pots into a dishwasher. One because as a family of six its full of plates…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jul 27, 2011 4:06 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens

Wet Kitchen..?

Wet Kitchen..?

Yes, I have done a couple. We used painted marine plywood and stone. No problems at all. If your looling for fittings and hardware look at the boat industry. There stuff…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jul 27, 2011 8:01 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens

Small tiles as bench top-nightmare!!!

Small tiles as bench top-nightmare!!!

Did that inlcude all joins, toggles, silicon and…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jul 26, 2011 3:15 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
lweehumpie
lweehumpie
26 July 2011

cupboards to match white truffle or porcini Essa stone?

cupboards to match white truffle or porcini Essa stone?

Hi, sorry I haven't been onto this forum since I wrote that post & didn't see your reply. We have since gone with white truffle, and have selected Laminex 'Moose' for the…

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lweehumpie
Jul 26, 2011 1:09 am
walton
walton
25 July 2011

Opinions wanted on Laminex Burnished Wood

Opinions wanted on Laminex Burnished Wood

So after I questioned EB about using the Diamond Gloss they told me they'd made a mistake ::angry:: They'd actually quoted me for Silk Finish laminex.... In the end we've…

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walton
Jul 25, 2011 8:56 am
bpkbuddy
bpkbuddy
24 July 2011

Sirius Down Draft

Sirius Down Draft

they are Italian? Only seen the kiwi downdraft which are very good so strictly speaking my answer should be NO - but that sort of unit is worth some consideration as they…

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bpkbuddy
Jul 24, 2011 11:29 pm

Laminex DiamondGloss Edging question

Laminex DiamondGloss Edging question

The edging is great, only problem is on a waterfall island unit. The edging doesnt cause a problem its the laminate. The bench top and waterfall are usually joined at…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jul 23, 2011 8:49 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
BenQld
BenQld
21 July 2011

SWEATY SINK!!!!!! VERY WEIRD

SWEATY SINK!!!!!! VERY WEIRD
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fill up the bowl with water and add some colored food dye into the water, and then wait say half an hour. if the water dripping out is coloured then your sink is stuffed…

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BenQld
Jul 21, 2011 7:55 pm
HappyCamper_au
HappyCamper_au
21 July 2011

Installing a Double Dishdrawer....how hard can it be???

Installing a Double Dishdrawer....how hard can it be???

Thanks everyone for your help. I've just downloaded the installation instructions and now remembering that other kitchen installers had this in their files but the…

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HappyCamper_au
Jul 21, 2011 6:28 pm
zozo
zozo
21 July 2011

Kitchen companies in Sydney

Kitchen companies in Sydney

My dad's a cabinetmaker located in outer Western Suburbs. Quite a perfectionist and a one-man band so can price well. He doesn't advertise as his business is purely on…

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zozo
Jul 21, 2011 1:04 pm
pattycake4
pattycake4
20 July 2011

Mepla Hinges ?

Mepla Hinges ?

Maybe give it a bump up in the night

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pattycake4
Jul 20, 2011 3:03 pm
mrstonks
mrstonks
20 July 2011

Kitchen sink. Under counter or not?

Kitchen sink. Under counter or not?

Thank you guys. Looks like an undermount sink for me!!

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mrstonks
Jul 20, 2011 10:02 am
sceen7
sceen7
18 July 2011

Stone benchtop on laminate cabinets/cupboards ??

Stone benchtop on laminate cabinets/cupboards ??

oh and I dooo speak from experience... read my post on the place we are renting..what I havnt mentioned is the kitchen benchtop. Its a cheap white laminate ..and its…

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sceen7
Jul 18, 2011 10:15 pm
kellyu
kellyu
17 July 2011

Show us your CaesarStone joins

Show us your CaesarStone joins

I hope you can help me, as it's really p*ssing me off that we are unable to shout at the stonemason, due to the problem only appearing a…

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kellyu
Jul 17, 2011 1:26 pm
Mango
Mango
15 July 2011

Colour scheme for budget kitchen

Colour scheme for budget kitchen

You can get brushed aluminiam laminate kick boards which have the 'stainless steel' look without the price. They look great

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Mango
Jul 15, 2011 10:16 pm

laminate countertop enquiry

laminate countertop enquiry

From what it sounds like they have installed square edge laminate tops. These should never be used in a…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jul 15, 2011 7:14 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
tinkster
tinkster
13 July 2011

Who has a double draw dishwasher?

Who has a double draw dishwasher?
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With regards to noise- I only ever run mine at night, like 2amish. It's quiet enough that it doesnt disturb anyone and I've only had to get up to an error code once in 9…

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tinkster
Jul 13, 2011 6:58 pm
tinkster
alt0160
alt0160
13 July 2011

Need some opinions please....

Need some opinions please....

Id leave the handles off. It looks nice and modern. We dont have handles on our wall cupboards either. I have two push button ones that drive me up the wall (cheap…

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alt0160
Jul 13, 2011 10:58 am

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