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the forum won;t let me edit to add this to previous posts. it says I've edited too many posts in 24 hours so i've have to post this as an additional post. The bright…

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kexkez
Mar 29, 2009 8:53 am
kexkez
ethomas09
ethomas09
29 March 2009

Reg kitchen with black granite benchtop .

Reg kitchen with black granite benchtop .

Hello, Can someone suggest or upload pictures on what color of cupboards or laminate will go with black granite kitchen bench top ? Thanks, ET

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ethomas09
Mar 29, 2009 12:35 pm
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suh
Mar 29, 2009 6:02 pm
suh
noidea
noidea
29 March 2009

Cabinet Maker - Perth based

Cabinet Maker - Perth based

Look for Dody, Tell him Daniel send you and he will look after you. http://www.kitchenkreations.com.au/

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noidea
Mar 29, 2009 6:33 pm
suh
suh
29 March 2009

Porcelain Tile Grout color

Porcelain Tile Grout color

The Espresso grout and the Mina Cementi Tiles match perfectly. They are both on the brownish-grey color. I might be able to take some pics…

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suh
Mar 29, 2009 7:12 pm
suh
billdsl
billdsl
29 March 2009

Polytec

Polytec

gosh i hope the laminates are okay, polytec are who my builder uses

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billdsl
Mar 29, 2009 9:14 pm
billdsl
house3wa
house3wa
30 March 2009

HD Laminate

HD Laminate

Thanks for the reply - did a search but didn't use the Wilson Art! Must think outside the square next time. :D

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house3wa
Mar 30, 2009 6:19 pm

Has anyone got any photos of waterfall edging in a galley style kitchen? The ends of our benches will face the dining room and we thought of…

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wonderland
Mar 30, 2009 7:56 pm
wonderland
mrsrusty
mrsrusty
30 March 2009

My microwave blew up - was it not ventilated enough?

My microwave blew up - was it not ventilated enough?

Sorry its been a while...we've had a bad round of sickness with the kids :( but all is fine now. 8) I guess I put this post up out of curiosity and a warning. I have…

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mrsrusty
Mar 30, 2009 8:45 pm
zonk
zonk
31 March 2009

Rangehoods and bulkheads

Rangehoods and bulkheads

Is your glass splashback 1 whole sheet of glass going up to the rangehood? Or is there a cut somewhere? dembi, the splashback is actually…

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zonk
Mar 31, 2009 10:01 am
zonk
ellyash
ellyash
31 March 2009

More colour advice!

More colour advice!

Thanks Michelle. I appreciate it. Watch out, wall colour will be next!

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ellyash
Mar 31, 2009 12:19 pm
kyiee81
kyiee81
1 April 2009

a question about westinghouse cooker dsk963s please!

a question about westinghouse cooker dsk963s please!

thanks possumchops...our kitchen guy was asking - he was going to box it in...but don't think we can now :( :( :( something we didn't think about when we ordered it DOH!

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kyiee81
Apr 01, 2009 6:26 am
kyiee81
aussierach
aussierach
1 April 2009

What colour benchtop (granite) would go best?

What colour benchtop (granite) would go best?

The colours in Kashmir White and Blanco Romano aren't all that different. The Kashmir White though has more of a red/burgundy spotted grain, and the Blanco Romano more…

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aussierach
Apr 01, 2009 7:20 am
Jeremy@SSP.Stones
Jeremy@SSP.Stones
1 April 2009

LAMINEX FREESTYLE - ESSASTONE ? OR NEW PRODUCT

LAMINEX FREESTYLE - ESSASTONE ? OR NEW PRODUCT

AHHH... !!! IT ALL MAKES SENCE NOW!. Thanks for that earl. I was thinkin why would laminex group make 2 different types of engineered stone and how come i dont know…

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Jeremy@SSP.Stones
Apr 01, 2009 8:23 am
sirgoat
sirgoat
1 April 2009

Is it safe to install a 700mm undermount with a 900mm cooker

Is it safe to install a 700mm undermount with a 900mm cooker

i have a 900 under mount bosch range hood, the buttons are on top of the part that slides out if that helps. i take it you would still have a 900 range hood cupboard…

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sirgoat
Apr 01, 2009 12:23 pm
StressedOut
StressedOut
1 April 2009

Kitchen installation

Kitchen installation

Has anyone ever installed a second hand kitchen? I have found one I like but cannot get anyone to help me install it. It is a timber kitchen so I…

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StressedOut
Apr 01, 2009 2:26 pm
zx9
zx9
1 April 2009

Benchtop approx price .. look at the pic ..

Benchtop approx price .. look at the pic ..

Hi, can anyone recommend a place in Melbourne that competitively priced for CS benchtops? Thanks I quoted you up just in my own time…

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zx9
Apr 01, 2009 4:28 pm
flicka
flicka
1 April 2009

Colour Combo Help!!

Colour Combo Help!!

Yep - I was just thinking Mountain Pepper all over with the Kashmir Granite bench and light to medium grey coloured floor tiles. Cool.... i only heard about the 'different…

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flicka
Apr 01, 2009 6:22 pm

this was my reno kitc back in Dec 07. We paid, I think, a total of $7,000 for this. That included: we smashed up and removed the old one (although it helped that it…

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Annietom
Apr 02, 2009 7:34 am
Annietom
Kevin Brown
Kevin Brown
2 April 2009

Kick board help please

Kick board help please

Yes, you can get real stainless steel kickers..try places that manufacture products made from stainless steel (eg commercial refrigeration) Stainless steel laminate 150mm…

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Kevin Brown
Apr 02, 2009 7:42 am
Kevin Brown
joles
joles
2 April 2009

Colour ideas please

Colour ideas please

I'd do starfire glass with the wall colour behind it. Or black to go with the benches. I would keep it understates so that your cabinets and benchtops are the stars. :D

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joles
Apr 02, 2009 3:20 pm
joles
mek
mek
2 April 2009

Integrated fridges

Integrated fridges

I have an old F&P that got integrated, we've purchased a vent to go to the bottom and the cabinet got a hole at the top, and after a year it's still going. Hate to think…

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mek
Apr 02, 2009 5:20 pm
mek
StressedOut
StressedOut
3 April 2009

Help with splashback ideas, something funky!

Help with splashback ideas, something funky!

I always has this great idea of choosing my favourite wallpaper and putting clear toughened glass over the top. A friend of mine looked into it…

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StressedOut
Apr 03, 2009 8:31 am
suh
suh
3 April 2009

Advent Rangehoods?

Advent Rangehoods?

Re Advent rangehoods: Be very careful with these guys. My range hood arrived dented, and when I tried to claim on my warranty, they reneged. …

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suh
Apr 03, 2009 9:15 am
suh
Bam
Bam
3 April 2009

Rules for choosing colors?

Rules for choosing colors?

You need to work out what you like :) There aren't any set rules obviously, it comes to personal choice and what will work with the colour scheme of your house and the look…

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Bam
Apr 03, 2009 11:35 am
Bam
ozzroo
ozzroo
3 April 2009

Round sink...has anyone got one? Practicality??

Round sink...has anyone got one? Practicality??

I love them. Especially with the tap coming out of the bench. They look better in bar areas full of ice. Only thing with that particular one I pictured is they are not…

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ozzroo
Apr 03, 2009 12:15 pm
ozkarnak
ozkarnak
3 April 2009

How can I do this?

How can I do this?

This program kicks a**, is free, easy to use and is not over run with adverts and you can save it in a number of formats. It's not specifically designed for kitchens…

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ozkarnak
Apr 03, 2009 3:42 pm
ozkarnak
_kelly_
_kelly_
4 April 2009

Caeserstone quote.

Caeserstone quote.

CS comes in lots of colours - check their website. As for 20mm vs 40mm, this comes down to personal preference. You should mosey along to some display homes and see which…

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_kelly_
Apr 04, 2009 4:06 pm
_kelly_
CoNNiE
CoNNiE
5 April 2009

Microwave and other Electricals...

Microwave and other Electricals...

Hmmm... ok that has given me something to think about. It's going to be a walk in pantry, so I dont think it would be so bad. I guess there are no real rules, it's just…

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CoNNiE
Apr 05, 2009 8:51 am
_kelly_
_kelly_
5 April 2009

DYI kitchen design: ? min distance between island & other

DYI kitchen design: ? min distance between island & other

thanks StressedOut and Bam! That really helps. It means I have more space than I realised. Maybe my little kitchen wont be so bad afterall :D

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_kelly_
Apr 05, 2009 12:44 pm
_kelly_
kyton
kyton
5 April 2009

Kitchen sink - on the island or not?

Kitchen sink - on the island or not?
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:lol: And he isn't even that cheap Mich!! I bought my sink from the US for much less then he quotes :n: And he doesn't even post to Australia anyway :::

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kyton
Apr 05, 2009 3:48 pm
kyton
lofoten
lofoten
5 April 2009

Canopy Rangehoods

Canopy Rangehoods

Ended up going with the Delongi for $799 at Clive Peters. With so many applicances, tiles etc to buy just don't have the time to research too long on one item so i went…

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lofoten
Apr 05, 2009 9:11 pm
vvs mand
vvs mand
5 April 2009

Aqua pure tap, can it be moved?

Aqua pure tap, can it be moved?

Normally they are placed on the right hand corner of the sink where there is a flat spot just on the edge of the sink bowl. Its a matter of drilling through the stainless…

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vvs mand
Apr 05, 2009 11:48 pm
billdsl
billdsl
6 April 2009

When Selecting colours?

When Selecting colours?

We've gone for dark tiles, dark cupboards, light benchtop and light overheads. And we're using different colours in the bathrooms and laundry compared to the kitchen

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billdsl
Apr 06, 2009 10:49 am
billdsl
petal
petal
6 April 2009

Our Kitchen - woo hoo !!!

Our Kitchen - woo hoo !!!
1, 2, 3

Southies, that looks fantastic , colours are great, and love, love, love that window!!! :D :lol: Had to edit my spelling - I put "widow"!!!!!!! :shock: :shock: :shock:

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petal
Apr 06, 2009 1:43 pm
petal
ellyash
ellyash
6 April 2009

Cutlery Draws in dishwashers

Cutlery Draws in dishwashers

We also have a Miele, and to begin with I thought the drawer was a pain to line everything up etc. BUT it does save you time at the other end. We put all of the little…

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ellyash
Apr 06, 2009 9:12 pm
Southies
Southies
7 April 2009

Laminex - Milano Walnut

Laminex - Milano Walnut

bubaloo posted that Milano walnut was in the POrter Davis Bridgeport display. Go to this link & select the Bridgeport…

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Southies
Apr 07, 2009 7:22 am
Southies
BuildingACT
BuildingACT
7 April 2009

Caeserstone Latte colour

Caeserstone Latte colour

Does anyone happen to know what the new "Shaded White" Caesarstone colour is called? It's Caesarstone 4620...and I *think* it's replaced Ice Cap, which was going to be our…

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BuildingACT
Apr 07, 2009 7:26 pm
BUILDERSEDGE
BUILDERSEDGE
8 April 2009

Glass Splash back Price

Glass Splash back Price

you will pay anywhere from: $500-$800 a m2 for white on starfire $50-$200 per cut out So in your case it would be: 2550x650= 1.65m2 @ $500 p/m2 = $825 > 2550x650=…

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BUILDERSEDGE
Apr 08, 2009 10:51 am
_kelly_
_kelly_
8 April 2009

Stone vs laminate vs resin etc - looking for a comparison

Stone vs laminate vs resin etc - looking for a comparison

Hey Spud :wink: I have had Laminate benches for just shy of 10 years. I am sure that the technology has come some way since then but I cannot 100% recommend the product for…

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_kelly_
Apr 08, 2009 3:53 pm
_kelly_
ed.
ed.
8 April 2009

Advice needed appliance changeover benchtop reno

Advice needed appliance changeover benchtop reno

yasawa, adding your location in to your profile will allow people near you to help you out as well ::

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ed.
Apr 08, 2009 5:15 pm
joles
joles
8 April 2009

Pot Drawers - Kitchen Cupboards How big are yours?

Pot Drawers - Kitchen Cupboards How big are yours?

Jo, I knew you would be in this thread :lol: . I remember your love of pot drawers and everything storage! You are a wealth of knowledge! :D The…

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joles
Apr 08, 2009 10:38 pm
joles
Opal88
Opal88
8 April 2009

Help with tile splashback colour

Help with tile splashback colour

as a compromise on price, I have decided to buy glass brick tiles....still modern and effective, But at about $130 per square metre, they will surely impress when you…

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Opal88
Apr 08, 2009 11:35 pm
_kelly_
_kelly_
9 April 2009

choosing caesar stone benchtop

choosing caesar stone benchtop

Just an FYI (seems to be more for those in Syd and surrounds) I found this website that lists offcuts of CS for sale at DRASTICALLY reduced prices. They appear to be for…

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_kelly_
Apr 09, 2009 5:04 pm
_kelly_
kek
kek
10 April 2009

I've got a k-k-kitchen!!

I've got a k-k-kitchen!!

It looks beautiful, Jellylegs....what shape is your benchtop edge? I can't tell in the pics...

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kek
Apr 10, 2009 8:49 am
kek
kek
kek
10 April 2009

Distance from Bench to overhead cupboards

Distance from Bench to overhead cupboards

Your ceiling height might make a difference too - you might want to have a certain distance between the top of your overheads and the ceiling, to achieve a balanced look.…

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kek
Apr 10, 2009 8:51 am
kek
StressedOut
StressedOut
10 April 2009

Custom range hood

Custom range hood

I have had my electric stove in just the same place as your suggesting. No rangehood as the steam etc... goes up the chimney. IMO, you would need to thoroughly clean the…

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StressedOut
Apr 10, 2009 1:44 pm


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