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Leksie5000
Leksie5000
26 April 2016

Urgent help for kitchen colours

Urgent help for kitchen colours
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Love the render. You can find a much wider selection of lights online. Just make sure they accept returns so you can see how they look. Custom knockdown rebuild…

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Leksie5000
Apr 26, 2016 8:35 pm
ozwrangler
ozwrangler
25 April 2016

Advice on changing from laminate bechtops to stone

Advice on changing from laminate bechtops to stone

I think stone is the laminate of the noughties. Caesarstone is in McDonalds. Your kitchen looks good, so I'd leave it.

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ozwrangler
Apr 25, 2016 8:08 pm
AKB
AKB
24 April 2016

Kitchen plan

Kitchen plan

Our draftsman drew ours up I then used that as a guide and worked with the cabinet maker direct. He came out and made up templates

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AKB
Apr 24, 2016 9:13 pm
AKB
TomCat
TomCat
17 April 2016

Drainer Grooves or not?

Drainer Grooves or not?

Hey that's pretty neat!

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TomCat
Apr 17, 2016 5:29 am
TomCat
TomCat
TomCat
17 April 2016

Waterfall Edges after handover

Waterfall Edges after handover

Greg, yes check out Tribe7's thread in the 'Building a new house' subforum. Search for her thread: 'Metricon Gold Coast' (page 152). She was told it couldn't be done and…

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TomCat
Apr 17, 2016 5:23 am
TomCat
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
15 April 2016

melamine grain direction

melamine grain direction

It also depends on the length of the panel required. Sometimes it can be done from one sheet without the need for a join.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Apr 15, 2016 3:13 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
lazandjohn
lazandjohn
13 April 2016

Silestone or Caesarstone?

Silestone or Caesarstone?

Is there any difference between the two? Is one cheaper than the other? I've had Zodiaq which is exactly the same as Caesarstone but I'm not familiar with Silestone. Thanks

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lazandjohn
Apr 13, 2016 10:15 am
eeney
eeney
8 April 2016

Stacked or subway splashback

Stacked or subway splashback

We also went with Subway tiles with dark grout. I wanted some texture and utilitarian look into an otherwise modern white clinical kitchen. I think we achieved the look…

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eeney
Apr 08, 2016 5:19 pm
rondy
rondy
5 April 2016

Where can i get just kitchen cupboard doors replaced?Melb

Where can i get just kitchen cupboard doors replaced?Melb

Not sure where in Melbourne you're located. There used to be a guy advertising on the front page of the Moreland Leader which specialized in quick kitchen renovations such…

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rondy
Apr 05, 2016 7:23 am

Ikea used to use Caesarstone in their Personlig range but I think they use Silestone now as their current colour names are mainly Silestone colours. Same of them are even…

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Jaeger LeCoultre
Mar 25, 2016 11:26 pm

Is it possible, or advisable to attempt to polish my reconstituted stone benchtop myself? If so how often should it be done? Scenario: I had my kitchen fit on a budget,…

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eeney
Mar 25, 2016 6:39 am
jarunit
jarunit
16 March 2016

Reliable/Honest Kitchen Company in Sydney

Reliable/Honest Kitchen Company in Sydney

Thanks Splashers, we are still looking, I will give them a shot. Cheers!

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jarunit
Mar 16, 2016 12:01 pm
Leksie5000
Leksie5000
15 March 2016

Builder's kitchen vs own supply....and Nobilia

Builder's kitchen vs own supply....and Nobilia

Thanks.. Oh you totally should.. I leveraged it off TravisAUs amazing house.. The hanging rail anyway. Of course mine isn't quite so amazing hehehe. I didn't go for a…

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Leksie5000
Mar 15, 2016 7:20 pm
rebuilder86
rebuilder86
15 March 2016

Typical clueless guy - kitchen makeover

Typical clueless guy - kitchen makeover

you can gyprock straight onto brick, i do it all the time. Its not as cheap as it would look at first research though. Bunnings sells the gyprock masonry adhesive. The…

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rebuilder86
Mar 15, 2016 6:07 pm

Hi Ursula I'm looking into something similar to what you were asking. Would be great if you went ahead with it and hope to hear your progress. I have a 40mm overlap…

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Emmz70
Mar 14, 2016 3:49 pm
Evelin
Evelin
8 March 2016

Which kitchen? Help please :)

Which kitchen? Help please :)

if you buy any quality German ovens, they should be in a tall cabinet. The reason for it is that the digital displays can be read and operated much better as they are…

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Evelin
Mar 08, 2016 11:05 pm

Joins in Quantum Quartz benchtop

Joins in Quantum Quartz benchtop

That may or may not be the case BUT, It doesn't really matter because the stone mason always measures up after the cabinets are installed. The stone mason should have…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Mar 06, 2016 6:42 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens

Undermount sink came off, need to re mount.

Undermount sink came off, need to re mount.

Stay well away from builders, they never should mount bowls! All kitchen places use stone masons. We always contract out to them. Try and get in contact with a local…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Mar 03, 2016 2:30 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
GC Kitchen Plans
GC Kitchen Plans
23 February 2016

Anyone with no overhead cupboards?

Anyone with no overhead cupboards?

Hi all... my first post... I recently produced a set of plans for a large kitchen that had no wall cupboards, but it did have a tall slide-out pantry at the opposite…

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GC Kitchen Plans
Feb 23, 2016 2:51 am
GC Kitchen Plans
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


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