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happysarah
happysarah
22 February 2016

Best Rangehood under $1000

Best Rangehood under $1000

Based on air flow speeds: Schweigen 90cm Undermount Rangehood at Harvey Norman's for$699 or so from memory.) (It has 1030m3/hr of airflow and is a non-silent model)

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happysarah
Feb 22, 2016 1:54 pm
happysarah
Southies
Southies
19 February 2016

IKEA Kitchens

IKEA Kitchens

Thanks for the response melbournevicau - appreciate it :D

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Southies
Feb 19, 2016 6:26 pm
Southies
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
16 February 2016

Would you have a join in island benchtop?

Would you have a join in island benchtop?

Agreed, so do I but sometimes there isn't an option!

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Feb 16, 2016 5:45 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
10 February 2016

Caesarstone overhang

Caesarstone overhang

The height of your island can also be designed in two levels, with the working area set at a comfortable height for standing prep work and the dining area lower or higher…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Feb 10, 2016 7:38 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
teigs1
teigs1
6 February 2016

Too much gloss?? PLEASE HELP!

Too much gloss?? PLEASE HELP!

Hi kitchen pro, thanks for that info! I think if the benchtop people wrap it any tighter a dark line appears along the bend of the bench. I might call again to see if…

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teigs1
Feb 06, 2016 8:29 am
Southies
Southies
4 February 2016

Glass overhead kitchen cupboards

Glass overhead kitchen cupboards

Do you find having glass doors on overhead wall cupboards in your kitchen, high maintenance ? Are they a pain to keep clean ? Does anyone regret having them ? or is it…

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Southies
Feb 04, 2016 6:09 pm
Southies
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
1 February 2016

Height of Splashback Behind Gas Hob QLD

Height of Splashback Behind Gas Hob QLD

You really need to check the specs of your rangehood as well. Some specify a minimum height above the cooktop which is more than the regs require!

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Feb 01, 2016 8:36 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
28 January 2016

Architecture designed home

Architecture designed home

Hi thomas, we do architecturally designed kitchens all the time. We can do anything from classic to ultra modern! This one we did late last year,

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jan 28, 2016 1:03 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
dkidston
dkidston
22 January 2016

Modular/rigid built vs custom made

Modular/rigid built vs custom made

I would certainly agree with that. HACK architecture Www.hackarchitecture.com.au

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dkidston
Jan 22, 2016 4:02 pm
dkidston
eeney
eeney
15 January 2016

How much was your kitchen?

How much was your kitchen?

Using this forum as a guide I've just completed a kitchen, with lots of research, and doing many jobs myself for $13,500 for absolutely everything excluding appliances. …

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eeney
Jan 15, 2016 10:09 pm
Joker
Joker
12 January 2016

Backsplash - where to put

Backsplash - where to put

I would continue the glass splash back right around, , its way less maintenance and would consider a more earthy colour as they wont date like brights and use your kitchen…

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Joker
Jan 12, 2016 2:10 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
10 January 2016

Wooden board placed until stone benchtop arrives

Wooden board placed until stone benchtop arrives

The company's I use have a special computer that sits in the middle of the kitchen on a tripod and takes all the measurements via Laser. Havent seen templates used in…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jan 10, 2016 8:12 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
svard75
svard75
9 January 2016

Ideas, comments

Ideas, comments

Thanks so much for your input. Do you have a picture of your layout?

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svard75
Jan 09, 2016 10:22 pm
svard75
svard75
7 January 2016

Order of works?- Benchtops, resurfacing, timber flooring

Order of works?- Benchtops, resurfacing, timber flooring

Flooring first. Spray cupboards then walls and replace countertops

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svard75
Jan 07, 2016 10:26 pm
svard75
svard75
7 January 2016

Kitchen design - suggestions or thoughts?

Kitchen design - suggestions or thoughts?

What about a stove and hood where the double ovens live and install sink where windows are then have overhead bins on either side of the windows and a horizontal cabinet…

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svard75
Jan 07, 2016 9:57 pm
Spot
Spot
5 January 2016

cupboard handles / drawer pulls

cupboard handles / drawer pulls

No sorry - no luck as yet - kitchen isn't 100% finished yet so I'm still hunting. This is the closest I've found in oz apart from the one in my last post

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Spot
Jan 05, 2016 4:59 pm
Joynz
Joynz
4 January 2016

Ugly o/head cupboard in fills - what would you do?

Ugly o/head cupboard in fills - what would you do?

Bulk heads are usually just plaster on a frame, so it is pretty shocking finishing them like that. Raised ceilings or not. It will make me think twice about building…

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Joynz
Jan 04, 2016 5:21 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
28 December 2015

Gap between island bench and cabinetry - normal?

Gap between island bench and cabinetry - normal?

How do you know its not a problem with the stone?? Or a problem with the carcases making the stone sit a little high? The picture doesn't give enough detail to know…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Dec 28, 2015 6:07 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
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kyliebsmith
Dec 16, 2015 9:43 pm
Jay95
Jay95
16 December 2015

Relocating Rangehood Vent?

Relocating Rangehood Vent?

Thanks Decka, I'm in the ACT. I might investigate further.

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Jay95
Dec 16, 2015 9:17 pm
Charley
Charley
15 December 2015

New build kitchen design

New build kitchen design

I am also using Photobucket site for uploading interior plan picture. Stewie D great works for suggesting step by step procedure.

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Charley
Dec 15, 2015 6:39 am
chippy
chippy
12 December 2015

Kitchen Cabinets "Sinking" under weight of granite benchtop

Kitchen Cabinets "Sinking" under weight of granite benchtop

Whilst I agree with CEK that a timber plinth is the strongest method for installing kitchens, the adjustable legs are more than adequate. They are extremely strong in…

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chippy
Dec 12, 2015 5:35 pm
chippy
Alexxdavid
Alexxdavid
12 December 2015

Island bench distance to cooktop

Island bench distance to cooktop

The dishwasher is in the scullery. Both the cooktop bench and island bench have drawers only. (Except for under the sink on the island bench side)

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Alexxdavid
Dec 12, 2015 10:06 am
melbournevicau
melbournevicau
29 November 2015

Stone Benchtops - Possible for supply only?

Stone Benchtops - Possible for supply only?

Try this http://www.konnectkitchenstore.com.au We bought our stone benchtop from that store for our extra kitchen. You could get a full sized 3M stone between $400-800…

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melbournevicau
Nov 29, 2015 9:37 pm
leni
leni
26 November 2015

1m wide pot drawers - issues?

1m wide pot drawers - issues?

We had some large drawers in out previous kitchen and I loved them. They were Blum and smooth as silk. The o ly downside is in a small space, you need to ask people…

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leni
Nov 26, 2015 1:59 am
leni
traveln
traveln
25 November 2015

Replacing old gas stove and oven with 900 mm free standing

Replacing old gas stove and oven with 900 mm free standing

As a plumber and gas fitter with restricted elec license to things i tell all my customers dont play with gas an electrical as you cant see both and both can kill you.…

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traveln
Nov 25, 2015 10:36 pm
traveln
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
23 November 2015

Bench top offcuts

Bench top offcuts

and install it including sealing around it and fitting the sink etc? (pre-existing sinks) Would it be a LOT…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Nov 23, 2015 2:50 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Houseandhorse
Houseandhorse
18 November 2015

Matt and gloss benchtops question

Matt and gloss benchtops question

Matt and gloss in the same colour will always look different as they reflect light totally differently. You need to get a sample…

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Houseandhorse
Nov 18, 2015 5:01 pm
Houseandhorse
AJW
AJW
17 November 2015

Benchtop gap

Benchtop gap

The gap would…

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AJW
Nov 17, 2015 10:24 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
16 November 2015

Drawer sizes

Drawer sizes

With shadowline you loose 50mm of drawer height over normal handles because of the rail that is required. The more drawers you have the more space you loose.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Nov 16, 2015 9:02 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
lishaun
lishaun
15 November 2015

Egger Premium White Gloss

Egger Premium White Gloss

Hi Ajansen! We chose egger premium white gloss for our kitchen cupboards and have been trying to find examples of what it looks like. Did you end up choosing it and if so,…

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lishaun
Nov 15, 2015 10:58 am
fizzed
fizzed
13 November 2015

Final kitchen dilemma please help

Final kitchen dilemma please help

Yes I have gone with lining it up and a shallow drawer. Now that I've finally decided I'm really happy withmy decision! thanks!

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fizzed
Nov 13, 2015 3:19 pm

Don't know if it is too late but here's my under cupboard rangehood. The internal cupboard depth is…

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Sammy2000
Nov 12, 2015 12:30 am

This was mine if it helps??

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Suezp
Nov 08, 2015 9:06 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
7 November 2015

Small Kitchen Renovation Job in Russell Lea 2046

Small Kitchen Renovation Job in Russell Lea 2046

Can you put the new doors, panels and kickboards on yourself?? If so I am happy to supply them to you.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Nov 07, 2015 6:36 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
flowersandtrees
flowersandtrees
29 October 2015

small or big kitchen ??

small or big kitchen ??

Thanks for the reply,much appreciated.I have been deciding on a good size for my kitchen.This is our first home we are building,so trying to decide a decent size for a…

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flowersandtrees
Oct 29, 2015 3:11 pm
lenarufus
lenarufus
28 October 2015

Vinyl Wrap vs 2 Pack/Handpainted

Vinyl Wrap vs 2 Pack/Handpainted

Yes you may be right .... By the time we are ready to do our kitchen cabinets our friends will have 5-6 year old 2 pacs and hand painted ... We can do a survey!

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lenarufus
Oct 28, 2015 8:54 pm
Leksie5000
Leksie5000
26 October 2015

Help with small kitchen

Help with small kitchen

The gap between the window and the microwave looks a little awkward. Fisher and Paykel make a tall skinny fridge for small kitchens that would give you some more space. If…

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Leksie5000
Oct 26, 2015 11:21 am
Leksie5000
Leksie5000
26 October 2015

Essastone - drainage grooves

Essastone - drainage grooves

What about looking into undermount sinks that come with a draining tray you put over the sink? A little less practical as you can't then use that bowl to wash while dishes…

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Leksie5000
Oct 26, 2015 11:16 am
boysenberry2014
boysenberry2014
15 October 2015

Laminex colourtech moleskin

Laminex colourtech moleskin

Hi all Does anyone have a picture of colourtech moleskin cupboards? I went to Laminex showroom and they had a door sample in Moleskin (colourtech). However, somehow the…

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boysenberry2014
Oct 15, 2015 10:36 am
Kitchenpro
Kitchenpro
12 October 2015

Thoughts on Bench Thinkness

Thoughts on Bench Thinkness

Hi Megg, I have just put in a rather large kitchen with servo drive throughout in my own house, also in white gloss vinyl. I chose 20mm stone not as a cost saving thing,…

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Kitchenpro
Oct 12, 2015 2:50 pm
travis_bickle101
travis_bickle101
8 October 2015

Kitchen layout connundrum

Kitchen layout connundrum

Go the island. That way if you're working in one area and someone wants to get by you, it's not an issue. Also, the island looks to be a decent size.

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travis_bickle101
Oct 08, 2015 8:52 am
travis_bickle101
dolphinblu
dolphinblu
6 October 2015

Which rangehood for induction?? Qasair, Schweigen, Sirius??

Which rangehood for induction?? Qasair, Schweigen, Sirius??

I have a Siemens induction cooktop (900mm) with a Smeg undermount rangehood. You can't see the 'branding' on the rangehood unless you look underneath. I didn't want the…

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dolphinblu
Oct 06, 2015 10:10 pm
Leksie5000
Leksie5000
6 October 2015

Kitchen colour selections

Kitchen colour selections

You showed a lot of colour selection for your kitchen. I will suggest you to select off white colour that my favourite. And i think you respect select my suggestion.

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Leksie5000
Oct 06, 2015 10:04 am
misato4me
misato4me
1 October 2015

Steam Ovens

Steam Ovens

I researched for months and attended demo classes. Settled on a Neff pyrolytic oven plus the Neff combo steam oven. Very happy with my choice.

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misato4me
Oct 01, 2015 11:11 pm
Eli_Munn
Eli_Munn
28 September 2015

Commercial cooker

Commercial cooker

When you wrap up with this, consider . I love it!

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Eli_Munn
Sep 28, 2015 8:06 am
Eli_Munn
Justalittlebithippy
Justalittlebithippy
27 September 2015

Stuck on kitchen layout, help please?

Stuck on kitchen layout, help please?

Thanks Bridget :) I don't think I could live without my draining board! I'm much too lazy to dry my dishes, I always have a thing or two drip drying! Good point about the…

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Justalittlebithippy
Sep 27, 2015 11:37 pm
Justalittlebithippy
Justalittlebithippy
24 September 2015

Feedback on Handles

Feedback on Handles

Long, especially if all the other handles are long.

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Justalittlebithippy
Sep 24, 2015 12:44 pm
Leksie5000
Leksie5000
24 September 2015

Thin Porcelain Benchtops

Thin Porcelain Benchtops

Yeah I'm not sure about using it as a benchtop thigh it's perfect for wall applications and gives a nice edge profile for a splashback

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Leksie5000
Sep 24, 2015 11:42 am

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