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kexkez
kexkez
19 December 2010

Island Bench - having to use two pieces of stone

Island Bench - having to use two pieces of stone

We also have one join in our stone that I'm aware of but i don't notice it unless I actually look for it.

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kexkez
Dec 19, 2010 2:44 pm
kexkez
TheShed
TheShed
17 December 2010

Different Laminex brands - is one any better than the other

Different Laminex brands - is one any better than the other

My cabinetmaker showed me the steel wool test. Get samples of a few brands and test how they stand up to it. Not all brands and finishes are equal, and whilst I don't…

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TheShed
Dec 17, 2010 7:45 pm
leni
leni
16 December 2010

Do undermount sinks need special mixers

Do undermount sinks need special mixers

yes in all our research we never came across different models for differnet fixing, etc... sounds like they are pulling your leg...

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leni
Dec 16, 2010 1:41 am
leni
leni
leni
16 December 2010

Where do you put your rubbish bin?

Where do you put your rubbish bin?
1, 2, 3

room4acubby - that is the same as what we have except without the drawer at the bottom for asthetic reasons! Re-reading this thread I'm amazed how many people 'forgot'…

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leni
Dec 16, 2010 1:33 am
leni
AJW
AJW
15 December 2010

flat pack kitchen

flat pack kitchen

After that, we decided to get a quote on build and fit (to our own design) a complete kitchen and it actually worked out a lot cheaper than getting…

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AJW
Dec 15, 2010 9:22 pm
Bam
Bam
15 December 2010

Vinyl Wrap Question...again!!

Vinyl Wrap Question...again!!

Some of the cheaper vinyls arent as durable, which give it an overall bad reputation as some of the larger door companies actually use the thinner vinyl on their products.

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Bam
Dec 15, 2010 8:30 pm
Bam
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wrexter
Dec 15, 2010 8:00 pm
wrexter
Chuq
Chuq
15 December 2010

concrete benchtop

concrete benchtop
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I've been wondering what sort of benchtops to have in our kitchen and yesterday wondered if polished concrete would be feasible. Please to see it is and many people have…

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Chuq
Dec 15, 2010 2:03 pm
Chuq
kyton
kyton
12 December 2010

Another flatpack question

Another flatpack question

Give Polytec a call they can tell you who you would be able to order the doors through at a later stage. I have phoned them about wardrobe fittings and they were very helpful.

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kyton
Dec 12, 2010 8:53 pm
kyton
nattygee
nattygee
12 December 2010

Kitchen sinks against a back wall - thoughts please

Kitchen sinks against a back wall - thoughts please

Our new kitchen we built is similar to Luke81's. Its an L shape with the island in the middle, sink on the back wall and induction cooktop on the island. I love to bake as…

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nattygee
Dec 12, 2010 9:39 am
Kathreen
Kathreen
12 December 2010

butler pantry photos anyone?

butler pantry photos anyone?

We are just about to the get the keys for our new house.. and we have left all the shelving out of our walk in pantry.. so we can design it the way we want... without it…

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Kathreen
Dec 12, 2010 3:36 am
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Trish
Dec 11, 2010 5:49 pm
Trish
houselover
houselover
10 December 2010

Which is better: Colorform or Polyurethane?

Which is better: Colorform or Polyurethane?

I'm looking for something durable for my kitchen cabinet. Any advice on whether colorform or polyurethane is better. They both seem to have similar gloss but not sure…

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houselover
Dec 10, 2010 10:41 pm
garden lover
garden lover
10 December 2010

Dark Coloured Caesarstone

Dark Coloured Caesarstone

Erins counters look lovely. But I have to err on the side of caution with the dark. All my dark benches have had the film as you described. ::angry:: My current white/grey…

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garden lover
Dec 10, 2010 7:42 am
MrsGreen
MrsGreen
8 December 2010

Painting built in cabinates in 2pac

Painting built in cabinates in 2pac

I want one of those!!! Can I get it made and sent over to WA? It's gorgeous ♥

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MrsGreen
Dec 08, 2010 8:46 pm
MrsGreen
grinder
grinder
8 December 2010

Overhead cabinet heights?

Overhead cabinet heights?

Thanks Earl but this are only suggested standards not in force. I have made investigations and Commonwealth and state levels and nothing found even Archicentre has not…

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grinder
Dec 08, 2010 4:48 pm
grinder
kexkez
kexkez
7 December 2010

Kitchen Renovation Ideas Please!

Kitchen Renovation Ideas Please!

don't feed the spammers Grinder. :)

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kexkez
Dec 07, 2010 9:48 am
kexkez
MrsGreen
MrsGreen
7 December 2010

Suggestions please kitchen gurus!

Suggestions please kitchen gurus!
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I wouldn't waste money on a kitchen designer.... my kitchen designer hasn't given me any 'new' ideas at all, i'd already looked into every avenue possible it seems. The…

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MrsGreen
Dec 07, 2010 9:23 am
MrsGreen
grinder
grinder
7 December 2010

Stainless Steel Benches?

Stainless Steel Benches?

Steel manufacturers do make benches and kickboards from those steel coils or rolls either from the steel miils or imported they cost just about the same money as aggregate…

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grinder
Dec 07, 2010 8:02 am
grinder
Melrich
Melrich
6 December 2010

To handle or not to handle

To handle or not to handle
1, 2, 3

[ Thanks Melrich. Did you use any of the touch-to-open drawers in your kitchen? I think Blum calls them "tip-on". Hettich has something…

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Melrich
Dec 06, 2010 9:10 am
Bam
Bam
5 December 2010

Stainless Steel Kickers

Stainless Steel Kickers

Hubby uses laminate :D

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Bam
Dec 05, 2010 10:49 pm
Bam
flossy17
flossy17
3 December 2010

Help with kitchen colours

Help with kitchen colours

Thank you so much everyone for your replies. I am still soooo torn with this. I am starting to consider going for just a white gloss, the look is gorgeous but i still…

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flossy17
Dec 03, 2010 7:04 am
flossy17
chrisandkate
chrisandkate
1 December 2010

How to polish my carbinate??

How to polish my carbinate??

How "old" is it? depending on the size of your doors and panels you might look at replacing just the covers to freshen up your kitchen. I'll have a look around to see…

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chrisandkate
Dec 01, 2010 2:08 pm
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grinder
Nov 30, 2010 10:34 pm
grinder
1sthome
1sthome
30 November 2010

New Kitchen using Michelle's template

New Kitchen using Michelle's template

doors and drawer fronts: 2 pack poly, finger pulls bench top: corian 40mm, tile cove, integrated sinks, waterfall end

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1sthome
Nov 30, 2010 9:36 pm
tengals
tengals
29 November 2010

Cooktop glass cracked - can I (legally) replace?

Cooktop glass cracked - can I (legally) replace?

the glass should be toughened by law, and should CRACK so to speak, toughened glass doesnt generally CRACK, it emplodes.

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tengals
Nov 29, 2010 8:11 pm
1sthome
1sthome
29 November 2010

Freedom kitchens - no so free

Freedom kitchens - no so free

Thanks for the tip about looking for other more flexible companies. We're considering using our cabinet maker but I wanted some quotes to go from and to understand what's…

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1sthome
Nov 29, 2010 10:34 am
barkly
barkly
29 November 2010

Ideas for the Pantry

Ideas for the Pantry

Don't forget to include a power point in your pantry. Use for pantry DIY internal lighting and things like your can opener.

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barkly
Nov 29, 2010 9:19 am
danrts
danrts
26 November 2010

kitchen / vanity under bench LED lights

kitchen / vanity under bench LED lights

Hi am looking to put some LED under bench lights, under the overhead cupboards and the island bench and the vanities. Our cabinet maker wants $3200 for 18 lights, that…

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danrts
Nov 26, 2010 11:37 am
Nikki1987
Nikki1987
24 November 2010

Changing new kitchen cupboards to saucepan drawers

Changing new kitchen cupboards to saucepan drawers

I am looking to do the same as I have a serious lack of cupboard space in my kitchen that Im building. Can you recommend any suppliers?

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Nikki1987
Nov 24, 2010 8:43 pm
MrsGreen
MrsGreen
23 November 2010

Please help with island bench ideas.

Please help with island bench ideas.

You don't have enough room to do it at the sides. How long is your island bench? If you had enough space you could centralise the sink and as Kyton has done, use it as a…

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MrsGreen
Nov 23, 2010 1:03 am
MrsGreen
TAZZ
TAZZ
22 November 2010

Granite

Granite

Yeah, I know the drill. I was just hoping for a low, medium, high range without having to get three different range quotes from three different stone masons for a…

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TAZZ
Nov 22, 2010 2:27 pm
TheOK
TheOK
21 November 2010

Outdoor kitchen

Outdoor kitchen

hindipop, are you in Australia? The link in your sig suggests you may be in the U.S. with the spelling of "mom". Just wondering as comparing prices…

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TheOK
Nov 21, 2010 6:50 pm
TheOK
leni
leni
21 November 2010

Weird IKEA cabinet Question

Weird IKEA cabinet Question

all the cupboards in my custom kitchen have adjustible shelves! They are super handy. My carcases are grey, not white, which I personally think is classy.. but you…

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leni
Nov 21, 2010 12:11 am
leni
grinder
grinder
20 November 2010

Nuvex NaturaSone Benchtops and Splashback

Nuvex NaturaSone Benchtops and Splashback

Morning Guys, Just wondering if any of you have come across this new material as an alternative to glass splashbacks, can also be used on…

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grinder
Nov 20, 2010 9:22 am
grinder
garden lover
garden lover
18 November 2010

Stonemason to cut stone benches

Stonemason to cut stone benches

Have you tried a cabinet maker or granite supplier?

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garden lover
Nov 18, 2010 11:03 am
AJW
AJW
17 November 2010

Internal rangehood for BBQ

Internal rangehood for BBQ

Flame issues aside there would be electrical issues using an indoor range hood outside. All electrical equipment, sockets etc have a rating that determines where they can…

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AJW
Nov 17, 2010 11:55 pm
YBBroker
YBBroker
16 November 2010

Am I being anal???

Am I being anal???

The cabinetmaker can make an infill piece for that to fix it in a jiffy.

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YBBroker
Nov 16, 2010 5:16 pm
axio99
axio99
15 November 2010

Pantry doors

Pantry doors

wow dyen, for a moment I thought the kitchen came from a magazine....lovely kitchen you have! Thanks for sharing, now I just need to tell my builder what I want.

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axio99
Nov 15, 2010 1:52 pm
dyen12
dyen12
15 November 2010

Colour template!!!!

Colour template!!!!

I found a very unusual colour of a kitchen today whilst at an open home, I thought it was so warm and inviting. http://i1120.photobucket.com/albums/l48 ... Filedo.jpg

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dyen12
Nov 15, 2010 12:45 am
Casa2
Casa2
14 November 2010

What do you think of this handle on the pantry door?

What do you think of this handle on the pantry door?

The horizontal handle matches the drawers, so maybe it's better that way.

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Casa2
Nov 14, 2010 6:08 pm
rolev5
rolev5
12 November 2010

Laminex Crystal Gloss finish

Laminex Crystal Gloss finish

hi i am looking at having the seductive limba crystal gloss was it more expensive than normal laminex as was looking at vinyl gloss door and was told this will look the…

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rolev5
Nov 12, 2010 6:36 pm
TheShed
TheShed
10 November 2010

Bathroom Reno - Insurance & Waterproofing Qu's

Bathroom Reno - Insurance & Waterproofing Qu's

In NSW you need home warranty insurance for contracted work over $12,000. If you are an owner builder it is only required if you sell the property within six years. Check…

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TheShed
Nov 10, 2010 9:19 pm
donnam
donnam
10 November 2010

will my existing kitchen match the new floorboards?

will my existing kitchen match the new floorboards?

Thanks for that. Might get some samples for kickboards just in case!

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donnam
Nov 10, 2010 9:02 pm
JackOfAll
JackOfAll
10 November 2010

New kitchen cabinets on new stud wall

New kitchen cabinets on new stud wall

Thanks grinder. Hopefully I won't need to change kitchen cabinets and it's a fairly small area (therefore kitchen) which doesn't allow for much change. I think the most…

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JackOfAll
Nov 10, 2010 10:11 am
JackOfAll
Evelin
Evelin
9 November 2010

Kickboard drawers

Kickboard drawers
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The conventional option for kickboard drawers are on the right. However what i have drawn on the left is an innovative alternative that is much…

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Evelin
Nov 09, 2010 8:46 pm
mcniks
mcniks
8 November 2010

Kitchen Sink - Undermount or Insert

Kitchen Sink - Undermount or Insert

No to undermount here - for the same reasons others have mentioned (the grime thing was a BIG turn off) they do look great though when they are new! I am going for a…

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mcniks
Nov 08, 2010 11:05 pm


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