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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 10:21 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 10:16 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 9:36 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 1:50 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 7:52 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 9:10 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 9:04 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 10:11 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 7:06 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 10:37 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 11:44 am
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 10:42 am
lostinreno
lostinreno
23 September 2015

In need of kitchen inspiration!

In need of kitchen inspiration!

Thanks all for the replies, we ended up taking the long trip to ikea and bought the all kitchen in one go!

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lostinreno
Sep 23, 2015 8:15 pm
Penelopec
Penelopec
22 September 2015

Cupboard colour dilemma

Cupboard colour dilemma

Hi thanks for the images good inspiration:) I went and took a look at a kitchen place today with similar colours as I described and I am pretty sold on the combo

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Penelopec
Sep 22, 2015 9:55 pm
AussieMark
AussieMark
22 September 2015

No sink on island bench?

No sink on island bench?

I am having a 3 x 1.2m island and have located the sink to one end of the bench. For me it's not the end of the world as I needed to have a sink for the convenience. I…

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AussieMark
Sep 22, 2015 11:11 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
21 September 2015

Help finding affordable marble look benchtop

Help finding affordable marble look benchtop

I've been looking into VEDASTONE and it looks great as I was in the same boat as you wanting a marble benchtop look without paying for the real deal! Check out

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Sep 21, 2015 11:37 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
MrsSummer
MrsSummer
20 September 2015

Peruvian clay

Peruvian clay

Thank you Treeseachanger and RDR_2657 for your information and pictures :D We decided to go with polar white now :lol: I do love peruvian clay maybe in…

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MrsSummer
Sep 20, 2015 6:51 pm
MrsSummer
Crazyoldlady
Crazyoldlady
19 September 2015

Recommended clearance around combustion stove

Recommended clearance around combustion stove

Hi there, I have purchased an old Rayburn no3 combustion stove I have found the original documents regarding installation but it assumes that you are putting it into a…

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Crazyoldlady
Sep 19, 2015 9:23 pm
jsmi
jsmi
17 September 2015

Kitchen Colour selection Help...

Kitchen Colour selection Help...

Your choice and my choice is totally different. Your choice is dark, but mine grey. And now it is your choice what you select for kitchen cabinet.

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jsmi
Sep 17, 2015 12:18 am
jsmi
deadcat
deadcat
15 September 2015

Integrated kitchen bin

Integrated kitchen bin
1, 2

I used an Ikea UTrusta automatic opener, and put a tall 32L bin in a pop out cupboard: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KYp2sFO5qgs I've added a drawer above the bin,…

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deadcat
Sep 15, 2015 10:33 am
mike100jobstodo
mike100jobstodo
11 September 2015

a new gadget of my kitchen

a new gadget of my kitchen

Oh. Wow. That really is a useful kitchen gadget. I can’t imagine what I’d do without a kitchen scale as I love to bake a lot. I currently have a manual kitchen scale…

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mike100jobstodo
Sep 11, 2015 9:31 am
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mike100jobstodo
Sep 10, 2015 9:46 am
mike100jobstodo
mike100jobstodo
9 September 2015

Kitchen combination advice

Kitchen combination advice

I prefer option 1 because of its stronger colour contrast. Also, your kitchen will look brighter and more cheerful. It'll be however better if you can post some images so…

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mike100jobstodo
Sep 09, 2015 9:15 am
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Leksie5000
Sep 08, 2015 2:37 am
Houseandhorse
Houseandhorse
7 September 2015

Butlers pantry

Butlers pantry
1, 2

The pantry will be used for storage, cook toast, make coffee and handwashing. I do like there is a big window which will be overlooking our backyard which someday will…

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Houseandhorse
Sep 07, 2015 5:05 pm
Houseandhorse
Leksie5000
Leksie5000
7 September 2015

Abey sinks and taps

Abey sinks and taps

Yep I've seen the goose neck one it's nice too. I think the sk3 will go with the "squarish roudish" idea ️

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Leksie5000
Sep 07, 2015 4:03 pm
1rocky
1rocky
5 September 2015

Black Kitchen sinks (Franke)

Black Kitchen sinks (Franke)

also thinking of the franke black sink looking at the double bowl one . so will follow and see how you go

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1rocky
Sep 05, 2015 2:08 pm
mike100jobstodo
mike100jobstodo
3 September 2015

Alternative colours to silver for kitchen filter taps

Alternative colours to silver for kitchen filter taps

I have seen brass kitchen filter taps selling online before. They are gold in colour, so it should match your kitchen perfectly. I’m not entirely sure where you can buy…

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mike100jobstodo
Sep 03, 2015 9:15 am
leni
leni
2 September 2015

Kitchen layout advice please

Kitchen layout advice please

Swap fridge amd pantry around?

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leni
Sep 02, 2015 10:40 pm
leni
lostinreno
lostinreno
2 September 2015

Use of 140 cm high kitchen cabinets.

Use of 140 cm high kitchen cabinets.

Thanks Bluesteel. I'm leaning more and more towards minimalism myself (maybe with a more traditional aesthetic though). My existing kitchen, tiny as it is, contains…

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lostinreno
Sep 02, 2015 10:09 am
gidgetbeach
gidgetbeach
2 September 2015

How have you found your super big sink?

How have you found your super big sink?

Thank you for your replies! I've decided to get a large Franke sink and a small one. Your contributions were very helpful.

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gidgetbeach
Sep 02, 2015 10:08 am
bank
bank
1 September 2015

Cost of laminex impressions range

Cost of laminex impressions range

Our builder charges $90 extra per lineal metre

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bank
Sep 01, 2015 1:45 pm
bank
Building15
Building15
31 August 2015

Benchtop colour consistancy

Benchtop colour consistancy

[ It's so demeaning when sales people tell you that 'this is the first time that something like this has…

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Building15
Aug 31, 2015 8:16 pm
boysenberry2014
boysenberry2014
31 August 2015

Laminex Colourtech (2pac) vs 2pac in Dulux colour

Laminex Colourtech (2pac) vs 2pac in Dulux colour

2 Pac comes in matt, satin, semi gloss and gloss. If you order gloss in either product you will get gloss. No difference in quality…

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boysenberry2014
Aug 31, 2015 9:12 am

We went for both, stone &…

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MnT
Aug 30, 2015 6:06 pm
MnT
SaberX
SaberX
26 August 2015

Perth - cabinetry recommendations

Perth - cabinetry recommendations

Hi dream, build would be near piara waters, im nearby there too. Besides spraypainting does the hubby or biz partner do laminate such as the formica? If there are…

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SaberX
Aug 26, 2015 12:04 pm
Mon445
Mon445
24 August 2015

Cost of Essastone Sheet in Kitchen: new build

Cost of Essastone Sheet in Kitchen: new build

Have you thought of VEDASTONE www.vedastone.com.au, it's engineered quartz stone and has a great range. I've been looking into them for my kitchen and found them to be…

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Mon445
Aug 24, 2015 7:29 pm
1960sModernistHome
1960sModernistHome
19 August 2015

Position of LED strip lighting on upper cabinets

Position of LED strip lighting on upper cabinets

The LED strip tape is mounted into a "profile" or "extrusion" which is made from aluminium and acts as a heat sink for the LEDs. The "diffuser" is the clear or frosted…

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1960sModernistHome
Aug 19, 2015 8:41 pm
1960sModernistHome
chippy
chippy
19 August 2015

Push to open with soft close for drawer runners

Push to open with soft close for drawer runners

Hi Kitchenpro Thanks for linking those. I had always assumed tip on was Blums push to open. That's an interesting mechanism. Will certainly add to the cost of a kitchen…

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chippy
Aug 19, 2015 9:55 am
chippy

mayb this will be a better picture.. as my living is 'shorter' than…

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annielee
Aug 17, 2015 8:14 am
homeofjns
homeofjns
15 August 2015

Boxing in on top of overhead cupboards

Boxing in on top of overhead cupboards

From my memory, builder's sales Rep quoted about $2000 for roughly 2.5 meters of gyprock…

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homeofjns
Aug 15, 2015 9:58 pm
homeofjns
Leksie5000
Leksie5000
15 August 2015

Waterfall ends

Waterfall ends
1, 2

You will love the 3*1.2... Mine was just installed & the bench size is excellent. The extra width over a normal 900 wide is so…

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Leksie5000
Aug 15, 2015 6:02 pm
Suezp
Suezp
14 August 2015

How to make a standard Inclusion kitchen look great?

How to make a standard Inclusion kitchen look great?
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Our window splash back was cheeper than glass splash.... And stunning!

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Suezp
Aug 14, 2015 10:10 pm
oneJohn
oneJohn
13 August 2015

Double Wall oven or 2 single ovens under bench?

Double Wall oven or 2 single ovens under bench?

Another option is to have two single ovens, with one as a wall oven, and the other under bench. This doesn't help the benchtop space issue, but gives another alternative…

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oneJohn
Aug 13, 2015 2:09 pm
oneJohn
limefroggy
limefroggy
10 August 2015

What is the rough cost of electrician and plumber for kitche

What is the rough cost of electrician and plumber for kitche

Thanks just3ofus that helps with my calculations. Can anyone recommend a good plumber in Melbourne ' s northern suburbs?

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limefroggy
Aug 10, 2015 6:53 pm
limefroggy
Leksie5000
Leksie5000
9 August 2015

Cost of splashback - carrera quantum Quartz or Silestone Car

Cost of splashback - carrera quantum Quartz or Silestone Car

Our stone splashback will be about 5 metres long on that wall. The other wall has a window. I would like one of those two stones. I don't know the height but it's below…

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Leksie5000
Aug 09, 2015 4:24 pm
Leksie5000
Leksie5000
7 August 2015

Stone comparison - price

Stone comparison - price

Is Quantum Quartz - Carrera Quartz a lot more expensive than Caeserstone Fresh Concrete? I know it's the most expensive Quartz range.. We're looking to use it with fresh…

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Leksie5000
Aug 07, 2015 3:03 pm
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caff
Aug 06, 2015 5:09 pm
limefroggy
limefroggy
4 August 2015

Kitchen installer in Melbourne

Kitchen installer in Melbourne

Thanks for your replies. I'm just trying to get an idea of price. I have a quote from a small kitchen maker, masters and kitchen shack and wanted to compare prices when…

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limefroggy
Aug 04, 2015 8:48 am
limefroggy


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