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Cookiemonster
Jan 27, 2008 6:20 pm
mek
mek
28 January 2008

integrated fridge

integrated fridge

I've reasearched integrated fridges to death because I wanted one. As of few months ago, the only integrated ones I found in AUS were Liebherr, Jennair and Miele and I…

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mek
Jan 28, 2008 9:08 am
mek
Michelle
Michelle
29 January 2008

out of my price range!!

out of my price range!!

:lol: :lol: :lol: Well we know that word slips through the forums swearing ban…… :lol: :lol:

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Michelle
Jan 29, 2008 8:12 pm
Michelle
DeeElle
DeeElle
29 January 2008

Culligan Drinking system

Culligan Drinking system

Thanks Steve I'll check it out and pm if we have further questions. Cheers

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DeeElle
Jan 29, 2008 8:38 pm
DeeElle
MadChook
MadChook
29 January 2008

Oven height and matching it to benchtops

Oven height and matching it to benchtops

Best bet is to take the legs off .Get your cabinet maker to build it in to your cupboards and make the height up to match your benches. All he needs are the specs or…

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MadChook
Jan 29, 2008 10:26 pm
MadChook
MadChook
29 January 2008

Can you have real stainless kickboards??

Can you have real stainless kickboards??
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Absolutely you can have stainless steel!. It leaves aluminium and laminates in the shade for wearability- these are alot softer and tend to ding and scratch. Better still…

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MadChook
Jan 29, 2008 10:31 pm
DeeElle
DeeElle
2 February 2008

What Ever Happened to Colour?

What Ever Happened to Colour?

and my bedroom was ... wait for it ... wallpapered large orange cabbage flowers with dark brown lace curtains AND…

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DeeElle
Feb 02, 2008 12:20 am
DeeElle
Iris
Iris
6 February 2008

New kitchen....very old house

New kitchen....very old house

What era is your house? If it's a federation type house then a nice timber with some kind of stone…

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Iris
Feb 06, 2008 4:23 pm
mudtrilogy
mudtrilogy
6 February 2008

kitchen bench color

kitchen bench color
1, 2, 3

I suspect a big part of it could simply be there is not enough paint on the wall

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mudtrilogy
Feb 06, 2008 8:53 pm
bobbuilder
bobbuilder
6 February 2008

Barstools

Barstools

I was checking some out on MattBlatt https://www.mattblatt.com.au/ - they deliver all over Aus. Chrissie

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bobbuilder
Feb 06, 2008 9:06 pm
bobbuilder
royalblue
royalblue
8 February 2008

imported flatpacks-proceed with caution, some are toxic

imported flatpacks-proceed with caution, some are toxic
1, 2, 3

Fair question and concerns there. The thing is, despite all these standards, we need to take personal caution anyway. We can pretty much assume that a new kitchen IS…

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royalblue
Feb 08, 2008 9:55 am
renomart
renomart
9 February 2008

Sink like this?

Sink like this?

I hope they are tropical fish. Once you fill that basin with hot water, well..... :shock:

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renomart
Feb 09, 2008 11:56 am
renomart
Casa2
Casa2
9 February 2008

Cool Room instead of Pantry/Fridge

Cool Room instead of Pantry/Fridge
1, 2

Thanks, I think so. With all the measures, the objective is to keep the house between 20 to 26 degrees Celcius all year round without any air-conditioning or heaters.…

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Casa2
Feb 09, 2008 12:33 pm
DeeElle
DeeElle
10 February 2008

Kitchen fluro's

Kitchen fluro's

I love the one that you say is your fav ... that would be perfect over my island bench in the kitchen .... and that last one is sooo nice too…

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DeeElle
Feb 10, 2008 5:40 pm
DeeElle
renomart
renomart
10 February 2008

Microwave Venting

Microwave Venting

Hi Michael, Sounds like you are from the USA. No one in Australia houses their microwave over the cooktop / stove. Your local building code will tell you if it is…

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renomart
Feb 10, 2008 11:12 pm
renomart
Shady
Shady
18 February 2008

Height of overhead cupboards if ceiling height is 2.7

Height of overhead cupboards if ceiling height is 2.7

In the words of a wise man ' Don't sweat the small stuff' After 2 weeks using the new kitchen you'll forget all about what height the wall cabinets/bulkheads are. 970mm…

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Shady
Feb 18, 2008 3:48 pm
sirgoat
sirgoat
20 February 2008

Movement of Drawers

Movement of Drawers

we got softclosers for all the doors and the draws in the kitchen area (not the storage draws in the 'living' area. I think its money well spent gives the kitchen a very…

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sirgoat
Feb 20, 2008 5:41 pm
Strumer
Strumer
25 February 2008

2 pack poly vs vinyl wrap

2 pack poly vs vinyl wrap
1, 2

Don't forget that all of the painted end panels, fascias and in fills would also have to be removed or refinished on site - very big job to the point where you would…

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Strumer
Feb 25, 2008 9:46 am
Strumer
alabaster
alabaster
27 February 2008

Bosch 700mm gas cooktop, 1.5 oven

Bosch 700mm gas cooktop, 1.5 oven

Thanks Mek! I had a look at your cooktop and it seems yours is a better design than the Bosch, in that your burners are right at the edge of the cooktop, giving more…

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alabaster
Feb 27, 2008 11:52 pm
DeeElle
DeeElle
28 February 2008

Island benches and keeping things tidy

Island benches and keeping things tidy

thats the problem with open plan ... everything is on show. In our house the kitchen will be well used and I won't be bugging everyone to stack their stuff away…

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DeeElle
Feb 28, 2008 11:35 pm
DeeElle
Shady
Shady
29 February 2008

Pot drawer in the kitchen, how much?

Pot drawer in the kitchen, how much?

Your probably looking at a minimum of $200 if you do all the labour your self. And thats with 3 sets of cheapish drawer runners. If you want a cabinet maker to do it,…

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Shady
Feb 29, 2008 10:25 am
Little Miss GrownUp
Little Miss GrownUp
29 February 2008

Please please help! Urgent Kitchen Design.

Please please help! Urgent Kitchen Design.
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Thanks so much everybody. Great advice! I'll be posting the new design (working of course) soon!

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Little Miss GrownUp
Feb 29, 2008 2:20 pm
Shady
Shady
29 February 2008

Different types and costs of kitchen benches

Different types and costs of kitchen benches
1, 2

DGI have been around for years and I have used them many times for kitchen b/tops and can recommend them.

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Shady
Feb 29, 2008 3:15 pm
ChrisL
ChrisL
29 February 2008

Join in benchtop

Join in benchtop

Pootle, I'm a newbie to this forum, and only just read your post. HMR benchtop boards only come in 3.6m lengths. However, the vinyl covering comes in long rolls. In…

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ChrisL
Feb 29, 2008 8:50 pm
First_Timer_Ray
First_Timer_Ray
5 March 2008

Stone sizes

Stone sizes

We do have the shadow line/ support bench in the kitchen - both on the island and along the wall. It is the same laminate as the under bench cupboards. Looking at our…

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First_Timer_Ray
Mar 05, 2008 6:03 pm
First_Timer_Ray
FineLines
FineLines
6 March 2008

Flat packs

Flat packs

Hi, In regards to FlatPax from bunnings, the cabinets are o.k. but their doors are much to be concerned about. I purchased a kitchen for a family member, and 16months…

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FineLines
Mar 06, 2008 11:20 am
Rachelle
Rachelle
6 March 2008

Overhead cupbards, stove and sink under?

Overhead cupbards, stove and sink under?

hehe yeah thanks Ray, what a stupid place for a door. I think it's just there because on our last plan changes we pushed the garage in, so where it is now was…

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Rachelle
Mar 06, 2008 6:02 pm
Strumer
Strumer
7 March 2008

IKEA???????

IKEA???????

A moderately interesting/informative thread about installing Ikea kitchens here: http://www.woodworkforums.com/showthread.php?t=66471 A few familar faces putting…

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Strumer
Mar 07, 2008 2:49 pm
Strumer
renomart
renomart
8 March 2008

Another Question for the Kitchen Gurus

Another Question for the Kitchen Gurus

I made a laminate (OK, Wilsonart! :?) splashback for this…

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renomart
Mar 08, 2008 12:03 am
renomart
Shady
Shady
10 March 2008

Cavity for Fridge

Cavity for Fridge

Yep 30mm either side. But I'd suggest 50mm on top not 15mm. I think you find the required gaps in the specs. Warranty may be a problem if you dont have enough gap.

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Shady
Mar 10, 2008 9:28 am
Talinsmum
Talinsmum
11 March 2008

Asian-style cooking --- design to keep kitchen clean

Asian-style cooking --- design to keep kitchen clean

I must say I agree with the outdoor cooking bit - if I want to be really flaming the wok up or doing any deep frying I use the Wok attachment on the BBQ or the small…

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Talinsmum
Mar 11, 2008 8:48 am
Talinsmum
Michelle
Michelle
11 March 2008

Cupboard door handles

Cupboard door handles

Els…..this site is one of all time favourites!!!! :D Great gear!

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Michelle
Mar 11, 2008 2:27 pm
Michelle
andrew_123
andrew_123
12 March 2008

New to this website - I would appreciate your help

New to this website - I would appreciate your help

technika appliances are Ok, not the best.. blanco and smeg, OK as well. check them out. people have posted stuff about appliances in the kitchen corner. check em out!

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andrew_123
Mar 12, 2008 4:38 pm
andrew_123
DeeElle
DeeElle
13 March 2008

PERSPEX

PERSPEX

IMO ... just for looks Are the practical? NO! Do they do anything? NO! Do they cost more? YES! Does the builder give me money back if I…

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DeeElle
Mar 13, 2008 12:31 am
DeeElle
oznow
oznow
13 March 2008

Is the upgrade price reasonable?

Is the upgrade price reasonable?

Thanks, at least i knew i am not being ripped off. Want to have beautiful kitchen, but unfortunately budget is tight. i probably have to forget about the splashback,…

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oznow
Mar 13, 2008 2:19 pm
oznow
First_Timer_Ray
First_Timer_Ray
13 March 2008

a question... two bowl undermount sinks

a question... two bowl undermount sinks

I'm not sure if my thoughts are true, but on inspecting a display home (yes, our builder) last weekend, they had an "undermount" sink in the ceasarstone - which to me…

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First_Timer_Ray
Mar 13, 2008 8:40 pm
First_Timer_Ray
alabaster
alabaster
16 March 2008

7 year guarantee

7 year guarantee

Renovator told me that their kitchens have 7 year guarantees and that they are required by law. Said if others don't have the guarantee then…

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alabaster
Mar 16, 2008 11:30 pm
renomart
renomart
17 March 2008

TECHNIKA SINKS AND ACCESSORIES

TECHNIKA SINKS AND ACCESSORIES

Does Technika make an undermount sink?

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renomart
Mar 17, 2008 11:14 am
renomart
renomart
renomart
17 March 2008

my kitchen layout, pls help (revised pic/plan)

my kitchen layout, pls help (revised pic/plan)

I would drop the corner pantry in favour of a blind corner one and move the wall oven to the other wall. Then you could increase the benchtop depth along that wall to…

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renomart
Mar 17, 2008 12:06 pm
renomart
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
17 March 2008

cupboards - HORIZONTAL GRAIN

cupboards - HORIZONTAL GRAIN
1, 2

I must admit, it’s definitely a man’s saying! You don’t see woman betting their bits and pieces away! Exactly that :shock:

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Yak_Chat
Mar 17, 2008 9:10 pm
Yak_Chat
Helyn
Helyn
19 March 2008

Dishwashers may 'burn down house'

Dishwashers may 'burn down house'

I've had 3 kids at home, now only 1, older 2 have moved out, think we'll keep managing fine with hand- washing. Interesting how this topic brings out such polarised views.

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Helyn
Mar 19, 2008 9:06 pm
Helyn
Build_build
Build_build
19 March 2008

CAESAR STONE OR GRANITE??

CAESAR STONE OR GRANITE??

If budget is not an issue, i would go with granite, you would pay more for quality and certainly look better as it is natural stone. I guess price won't lie :lol: 8), most of…

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Build_build
Mar 19, 2008 9:43 pm
Build_build
Strumer
Strumer
19 March 2008

Replacing laminate

Replacing laminate

The actual process of laminating and edging boards for doors and drawers is not that common any more, as it has been superceded by the more cost effective process of…

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Strumer
Mar 19, 2008 11:26 pm
Strumer
Adrian B
Adrian B
20 March 2008

opinions on TECHNIKA APPLIANCES?

opinions on TECHNIKA APPLIANCES?

UPDATE ON THE GAS PRESSURE PROBLEM< AND THE RATTLE Just had the independant repair technician out. The reguator issue is a common one, seems that there was a bad batch.…

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Adrian B
Mar 20, 2008 5:19 pm
Adrian B
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
20 March 2008

ANYONE ELSE HAVE A COLOURED SINK?

ANYONE ELSE HAVE A COLOURED SINK?

The flecked white should be nice. I've lived with a off-white sink and it worked. They do tend stain a bit if you pour tea into them often etc. Steve

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Yak_Chat
Mar 20, 2008 7:24 pm
Yak_Chat
Paula
Paula
21 March 2008

web kitchen pics

web kitchen pics

I think the best Australian kitchens are to be seen on the Laminex website: www.laminex.com.au click "Project Gallery", kitchens (they also have…

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Paula
Mar 21, 2008 2:03 pm
Paula
PhoenixStar
PhoenixStar
22 March 2008

Cutlery set to buy please advise

Cutlery set to buy please advise

There are also brands such as TableKraft and Grosvenor. We have a good set of Grosvenor cutlery of for everyday use and another REALLY good set which stays in its box…

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PhoenixStar
Mar 22, 2008 11:49 pm
PhoenixStar

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