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Cabinfever
Cabinfever
16 July 2008

Anyone use a Rayburn ?

Anyone use a Rayburn ?

I see you're in Queensland AM :-) I lived there for a few years. I recall that anything that had even a slither of potential to raise the ambient temperature was to be…

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Cabinfever
Jul 16, 2008 11:36 pm
Cabinfever
to_do_list
to_do_list
17 July 2008

CAA KITCHENS

CAA KITCHENS

Some more info on Blum soft closers which Matt installed - didn't seem like a big…

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to_do_list
Jul 17, 2008 8:48 am
to_do_list
maggie
maggie
17 July 2008

DIY tiling ?

DIY tiling ?

Well guys, I have ordered the diamond drills and they have arrived !!!!! pretty damn quick :D . I will keep you posted once we do the job. I am still waiting for the…

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maggie
Jul 17, 2008 5:17 pm
House-To-Be
House-To-Be
17 July 2008

Glass splashback colours.

Glass splashback colours.

I was just in Bel's feature tile thread and…

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House-To-Be
Jul 17, 2008 9:27 pm
maggie
maggie
19 July 2008

Ikea Faktum Cabinets in Walk-In Pantry

Ikea Faktum Cabinets in Walk-In Pantry

Yes, I know exactly what Maisie is talking about, prices here in Perth are astroooonomical. I think most trades people think we are forking it in on the boom, which is…

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maggie
Jul 19, 2008 10:26 am
Kevin Brown
Kevin Brown
19 July 2008

Replacement Bench Tops

Replacement Bench Tops

Alright, well, the kitchen in our new place is fine but we'd love to modernise it a bit. Right now it's a bit cosy cottage, with beige/peach…

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Kevin Brown
Jul 19, 2008 3:45 pm
Kevin Brown
dguni
dguni
20 July 2008

Any suggestions for kitchen bins?

Any suggestions for kitchen bins?

I like this bins too, but we were at…

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dguni
Jul 20, 2008 10:23 pm
penjay
penjay
22 July 2008

Underbench sinks

Underbench sinks

I have two round underbench sinks in a black granite benchtop and I love them. the look is so uncluttered without a big draining board. I have a round drainer that fits…

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penjay
Jul 22, 2008 7:30 pm
penjay

Amaretto Stone…

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Michelle
Jul 22, 2008 7:56 pm
Michelle
joles
joles
22 July 2008

Splashbacks - Designer

Splashbacks - Designer

I think your right about the adverising part Jo K. I think the splashback is one studio sdk has done for a client and he/she wanted feedback on what we thought. And…

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joles
Jul 22, 2008 10:03 pm
joles
dguni
dguni
23 July 2008

Where to find this sink?

Where to find this sink?
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No worries, joles! Im just joking (: Its wery interesting to read how people building their houses, and Im really happy for you and your mum (not just because your house,…

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dguni
Jul 23, 2008 9:22 am
Strumer
Strumer
23 July 2008

Cupboard Surfaces - Laminate, Polyurethane, Vinal Wrap??????

Cupboard Surfaces - Laminate, Polyurethane, Vinal Wrap??????

The actual finished surface of a satin polyurethane is far smoother than a similar lustre in melamine board, which is what seems to make the marks show up more on two pack…

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Strumer
Jul 23, 2008 7:53 pm
Strumer

Thanks everyone :) I've been doing some thinking, as nothing had really been jumping out at me (or my DH) in regards to a good layout. I've realised it was leaving the…

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esg
Jul 26, 2008 2:39 pm
Helyn
Helyn
26 July 2008

Kitchen bench - bullnose or square edge?

Kitchen bench - bullnose or square edge?
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Oooh, interesting topic, started readin thru, was about half way before the feeling of de ja vu caught up with me - check dates, yes, July, then suddenly realised most of…

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Helyn
Jul 26, 2008 6:23 pm
Helyn
Kevin Brown
Kevin Brown
26 July 2008

A new kitchen stove I met

A new kitchen stove I met

I've already looked into importing various items from overseas They usually want a minimum 30% deposit with balance paid in full BEFORE it's even shipped. Then there is…

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Kevin Brown
Jul 26, 2008 6:57 pm
Kevin Brown
DeeElle
DeeElle
28 July 2008

how many breakfast bar stools?

how many breakfast bar stools?
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I think 4 will be fine. I was only teasing. Although now you've got me thinking I'll need more than three for our bench :roll: . Thats it ... no more changes for DL :wink: .

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DeeElle
Jul 28, 2008 2:46 am
DeeElle
maggie
maggie
28 July 2008

European Kitchens and Bathrooms

European Kitchens and Bathrooms

I agree KK, I find lots of designs I absolutely love but they do not match my old house, however, it is so nice to enjoy some of the modern stuff here visually. Maggie

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maggie
Jul 28, 2008 8:32 am
Peter_OZ
Peter_OZ
28 July 2008

Caesarstone quotes: opinions sought

Caesarstone quotes: opinions sought

we got told that to do a 100mm waterfall it would cost like $8k As it is we went for the 40mm and that is costing us about $4k We really like the look of the 100mm…

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Peter_OZ
Jul 28, 2008 10:56 am
wonderland
wonderland
28 July 2008

Pot drawers question

Pot drawers question

Yes I also love the big pantry of the grandview!! :D I also think that the big master room is abit of a waste of space, there is alot of dead space there. But my partner…

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wonderland
Jul 28, 2008 12:30 pm
wonderland
Paddy05
Paddy05
28 July 2008

Neff appliances

Neff appliances

I have another question as well. We have just looked at cooktops and ovens and have selected two Neff products. These are European but I'd never heard of them before. …

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Paddy05
Jul 28, 2008 1:12 pm
Kevin Brown
Kevin Brown
28 July 2008

Laminate bench tops

Laminate bench tops

I personally am interested in the high gloss timber look laminates from Laminex. Unfortuantely I haven't had any luck getting sample chips from…

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Kevin Brown
Jul 28, 2008 9:51 pm
Kevin Brown
Paddy05
Paddy05
29 July 2008

Oliveri sinks and kitchen accessory auctions

Oliveri sinks and kitchen accessory auctions

Oh, great advice. Thanks. I didn't know a sink came without a plug!!!

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Paddy05
Jul 29, 2008 6:46 pm
Kevin Brown
Kevin Brown
29 July 2008

customising 'off the shelf' cabinets

customising 'off the shelf' cabinets

I have just finished quoting on a job where they used Ikea cabinets and doors. They have been in 3 years and now need replacing. Ikea are ok if you are planning on…

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Kevin Brown
Jul 29, 2008 9:54 pm
Kevin Brown
monkeyupatree
monkeyupatree
30 July 2008

benchtops in perth

benchtops in perth

Perth solid surfaces do corian, neustone and laminex located on Kelvin road in maddington.... http://perthsolidsurfaces.com.au/perthsolidsurfaces.htm and another in…

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monkeyupatree
Jul 30, 2008 1:53 am
monkeyupatree
dreamhome
dreamhome
30 July 2008

laminated kitchen benches

laminated kitchen benches

I've just selected a few colours for our benches. I'd like to keep the look fairly light and airy. (We have a Queensland post-war home with…

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dreamhome
Jul 30, 2008 10:00 pm
dreamhome
Paula
Paula
1 August 2008

Two great German kitchen websites

Two great German kitchen websites

Very nice!!! The Germans know how to build quality.

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Paula
Aug 01, 2008 11:21 am
Paula
DeeElle
DeeElle
2 August 2008

aluminium kick boards

aluminium kick boards

we've got laminate kicks on our kitchen. don't know how hard wearing they are as we haven't moved in but they look great.

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DeeElle
Aug 02, 2008 11:30 pm
DeeElle
mel
mel
3 August 2008

New Kitchen on a budget - tips needed

New Kitchen on a budget - tips needed

I'm looking at about $1000 - $1200 just to upgrade my fusebox. It doesn't need to be moved, just splitting circuits, putting rcd in. I will probably be supplying the…

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mel
Aug 03, 2008 10:24 am
mel
Paula
Paula
3 August 2008

Qinross Building - Have you heard of them??

Qinross Building - Have you heard of them??

Welcome tot he fourm Russ, I have answered your other question, but forgot to say welcome :oops: Hope you find lots of info here, we are a great bunch always happy to help.

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Paula
Aug 03, 2008 4:17 pm
Paula
tygwyn
tygwyn
4 August 2008

Laundry behind sliding doors to make kitchen bigger

Laundry behind sliding doors to make kitchen bigger

WHAT A GREAT SPACE SAVER. Rather than "wasting" 4 square meters, this only uses about 0.4 square metres! I would try to get a front end loader…

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tygwyn
Aug 04, 2008 7:59 pm
Newbies
Newbies
4 August 2008

help? vertical or horizontal kitchen handles???

help? vertical or horizontal kitchen handles???

hehe thanks guys....after much debate and research, i have decided to change my mind and have horizontal for drawers and vertical for the rest...hehehe...poor poor…

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Newbies
Aug 04, 2008 8:48 pm
Newbies
Michelle
Michelle
4 August 2008

Kitchen Colours......again

Kitchen Colours......again

I had though of using antique white with possibly an almond rocca top and coffee coloured tiles. Also what are peoples' experience with large…

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Michelle
Aug 04, 2008 9:59 pm
Michelle
andrew_123
andrew_123
5 August 2008

Kitchen colour selection - advice please

Kitchen colour selection - advice please

our kitchen will have similar colours, except... - sparkling shiraz metallic glass splashback - perspex overheads - espresso ligna overhead shelf - base oyster linea…

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andrew_123
Aug 05, 2008 6:40 pm
andrew_123
Kevin Brown
Kevin Brown
6 August 2008

Does anyone know this Laminex Colour?

Does anyone know this Laminex Colour?

Thanks for the heads up...I acctually (sp) managed to paste a screen shot into paint (even though I cant spell) Why dont we have a spell checker on this site ::cheerleader::

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Kevin Brown
Aug 06, 2008 4:09 pm
Kevin Brown
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
7 August 2008

Gas stove and oven?

Gas stove and oven?

Gas is good for roasts etc, electric is better for cakes etc. I have used both (have a fan forced gas at present) and agree that electric is easier to use, but gas is…

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Yak_Chat
Aug 07, 2008 11:29 pm
Yak_Chat
Paula
Paula
8 August 2008

What's your preferred brand of fridge?

What's your preferred brand of fridge?

Samsung, i have to say, should stick to TV's, cheap and nasty! :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: Wash your mouth out!!! :wink:

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Paula
Aug 08, 2008 11:29 am
Paula
summergrace
summergrace
8 August 2008

Granite benchtops

Granite benchtops

This was copied from the age http://blogs.smh.com.au/lifestyle/renovationnation/archives/2008/07/can_kitchen_cou.html?page=2#comments There…

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summergrace
Aug 08, 2008 2:16 pm
Paula
Paula
8 August 2008

KITCHEN COLOUR OPINIONS PLEASE

KITCHEN COLOUR OPINIONS PLEASE

I think the red will be a nice statement with the light colour cupboards and benchtop. Sorry cant help you with the different red colours.

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Paula
Aug 08, 2008 5:02 pm
Paula
Michelle
Michelle
9 August 2008

Appliances, Design & Colour Part 2

Appliances, Design & Colour Part 2

Your design looks good! :D It’s what you are using in your selections that will make up the price….C/stone…..laminate, ect. What are you having? Welcome…

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Michelle
Aug 09, 2008 7:24 pm
Michelle
Kevin Brown
Kevin Brown
9 August 2008

rangehood heights and related questions

rangehood heights and related questions

I have benefited from this discussion as well, :D . ATM I have overhead cabinets next to the range hood and I suggested to DH that we remove them.…

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Kevin Brown
Aug 09, 2008 10:17 pm
Kevin Brown
Michelle
Michelle
10 August 2008

Appliances, Design & Colour Part 1

Appliances, Design & Colour Part 1

Kitchens Splash Back - Bench Top - Cupboard Doors - Cabinets - Draws - Kickboard - Hardware / Taps - Handles -…

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Michelle
Aug 10, 2008 8:29 am
Michelle
razzle
razzle
10 August 2008

gaps at rear and side of fridge

gaps at rear and side of fridge

ok, i rang electrolux and spoke to the CSR. She asked me about the space behind and above the fridge as well as at the sides, and said that they additional space we have…

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razzle
Aug 10, 2008 8:02 pm
renomart
renomart
10 August 2008

Ceasarstone vs granite

Ceasarstone vs granite

Hmmm.... maybe you should read this article about…

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renomart
Aug 10, 2008 11:00 pm
renomart
Paddy05
Paddy05
11 August 2008

COST of Trades?

COST of Trades?

Thanks for the tip. We need a plumber and I was going to look in the yellow pages!

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Paddy05
Aug 11, 2008 1:30 am
sha
sha
11 August 2008

20mm or 40mm ceasarstone?

20mm or 40mm ceasarstone?

I have seen other posts regarding the shadowline, but to me it looks awful.. just a piece of laminated chipboard? We have decided to go the 30 or 40mm now regardles..…

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sha
Aug 11, 2008 1:30 pm


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