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renomart
renomart
2 October 2007

Built in Coffee Machines

Built in Coffee Machines

My inbuilt coffee machine doubles as a shrine to the god of coffee. I worship there daily. :D

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renomart
Oct 02, 2007 11:38 pm
renomart
cuttingedgecabinets
cuttingedgecabinets
8 October 2007

Benchtop length?

Benchtop length?

This is a must and a trap for first time…

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cuttingedgecabinets
Oct 08, 2007 6:40 pm
cuttingedgecabinets
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matt walker
Oct 09, 2007 10:37 pm
matt walker
vpande
vpande
14 October 2007

CeasarStone & Corian - Price Difference

CeasarStone & Corian - Price Difference

it is not so confusing.. Decide based on the type of cooking your family requires and of course $$$ vinyl high gloss- avoid if you are into lot of deep frying,…

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vpande
Oct 14, 2007 9:58 pm
matt walker
matt walker
15 October 2007

Am I being ripped off??

Am I being ripped off??
1, 2, 3

EXPERT An EX is a has been A SPURT is a drip under pressure :shock: :lol:

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matt walker
Oct 15, 2007 11:22 pm
matt walker
Mel_jade
Mel_jade
19 October 2007

Frosted Perspex splashback

Frosted Perspex splashback

Hmm... Your comments have all been very helpful. I didn't think about the cleaning products problem. I guess it's probably not worth taking the risk - particularly…

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Mel_jade
Oct 19, 2007 11:08 pm
Mel_jade
stonecutter1309
stonecutter1309
25 October 2007

Zip Hydrotap

Zip Hydrotap

Why not just add a water filter under your sink? We have a reverse osmosis system, but there are twin cartridge systems where you have a separate spout for the filtered…

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stonecutter1309
Oct 25, 2007 5:49 pm
stonecutter1309
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
25 October 2007

An Island bench and power points

An Island bench and power points

Exactly, could you imagine something getting spilt with a power point right there.

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Dukekamaya
Oct 25, 2007 8:48 pm
Dukekamaya
MaylandsManor
MaylandsManor
30 October 2007

Second Kitchen :)

Second Kitchen :)

no, very unfortunately it is not my house, as cookiemonster says, we can dream! :lol:

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MaylandsManor
Oct 30, 2007 5:02 pm
MaylandsManor
vpande
vpande
2 November 2007

Join in Ceasar island bench top

Join in Ceasar island bench top
1, 2, 3

Isabelle, M gets their slabs from K!ng marble in preston Vic. show up there with photos of the finished product and ask them why the job was so poorly done. Good luck

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vpande
Nov 02, 2007 4:45 pm
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
4 November 2007

Anyone with Kitchen Suggestions

Anyone with Kitchen Suggestions

Can I come stay for a while when your finished???? Sure - so long as you can hold a paintbrush and roller :) And bring your furry 4…

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Yak_Chat
Nov 04, 2007 5:32 pm
Yak_Chat
mattwalker
mattwalker
4 November 2007

Where to buy replacement laminate?

Where to buy replacement laminate?

I just had 8 metres of postform fitted for $1340... The cabinet maker removed the old top with sink and cooktop and refitted the new one and reconnected the sink and…

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mattwalker
Nov 04, 2007 8:53 pm
mattwalker
muzzman
muzzman
5 November 2007

Pop up oven.

Pop up oven.
1, 2

Weeelllll, let me help... Going back to the original comment - there's companies that make customised lifts and stands for TV's and projectors popping up out of…

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muzzman
Nov 05, 2007 10:36 am
muzzman
Jo K
Jo K
5 November 2007

Franke appliances

Franke appliances

Thanks for that Deka. Perhaps I'd better stick to a brand that I've heard lots of good things about!

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Jo K
Nov 05, 2007 11:20 am
Jo K
mattwalker
mattwalker
6 November 2007

Kitchen Sinks - What's the Difference??

Kitchen Sinks - What's the Difference??

thanks renovirgin, The doors are laminate right throughout. :D

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mattwalker
Nov 06, 2007 9:30 pm
mattwalker
Casa2
Casa2
11 November 2007

Void space behind Fridge (full height cupboards)

Void space behind Fridge (full height cupboards)

I'm planning to have my fridge against an outside wall with vents to the outside near the bottom and near the top. This will improve the energy consumption of the fridge.…

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Casa2
Nov 11, 2007 11:54 am
PhoenixStar
PhoenixStar
15 November 2007

CaesarStone - Glacier

CaesarStone - Glacier

We've got neutral brown colours in our home too. The splashback actually warms it up a bit too. Check out the colours on my blog - although the photo does not do them…

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PhoenixStar
Nov 15, 2007 9:18 pm
PhoenixStar
FionaL
FionaL
19 November 2007

Support bench for ceasar stone

Support bench for ceasar stone
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Best i can do for you atm is if you go to the "M" website and look at the Montego 28 virtual tour.

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FionaL
Nov 19, 2007 10:42 am
Strumer
Strumer
23 November 2007

Two pack Kitchens

Two pack Kitchens

Two Pack painted boards are perceived as a high value finish - and have a price that matches. But the quality of Two Pack finishes can vary greatly depending on where…

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Strumer
Nov 23, 2007 2:41 pm
Strumer
Strumer
Strumer
26 November 2007

Scratches on Laminex

Scratches on Laminex

I wouldn't be trying to buff any scratches out but a range of touch up "crayons" are available for filling/disuising scratches and blemishes. One example is here:

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Strumer
Nov 26, 2007 4:43 pm
Strumer
Strumer
Strumer
27 November 2007

Kitchen update or replace?

Kitchen update or replace?

Hi Eimaj, Thank you for your feedback; it is always nice to hear a positive recommendation! Albedor, like all other thermolaminate suppliers I have encountered offer…

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Strumer
Nov 27, 2007 4:00 pm
Strumer
sirgoat
sirgoat
6 December 2007

Kitchen cupboard doors - cheap suppliers?

Kitchen cupboard doors - cheap suppliers?

I am currently doing my second kitchen and used kitchen box which used to be one of the franchises for boxandbench its out in bayswater so it a bit of a hike. They where…

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sirgoat
Dec 06, 2007 8:57 am
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sandra_canberra
Dec 07, 2007 1:35 pm
PhoenixStar
PhoenixStar
9 December 2007

This DOES belong in the kitchen corner!

This DOES belong in the kitchen corner!

Only joking Ash, i wouldn't really spend it on a theatre..... :lol: :lol: :lol: Plus the technology would always date... I'm sure $9K would be well worth it. Poor guy!!!!! :lol: :lol: :lol:

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PhoenixStar
Dec 09, 2007 10:15 pm
PhoenixStar
vpande
vpande
10 December 2007

Stains on Essa Stone

Stains on Essa Stone

Have u tried selley's stone and synthetic stone benchtop cleaner from the local grocery cleaning isle. It transformed the looks of me granite (although black, we had few…

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vpande
Dec 10, 2007 3:04 pm
Michelle
Michelle
12 December 2007

Kitchen layout

Kitchen layout

I think your island bench is a nice size, and the casters should take the weight fine. Make sure you put caters at both ends as well as the both sides in centre, for…

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Michelle
Dec 12, 2007 9:26 am
Michelle
Kryten
Kryten
15 December 2007

Nobel Appliances and Asko Dishwasher

Nobel Appliances and Asko Dishwasher

I'd keep an on on the local Cash Converter places, Trading Post and Ebay. You'd be surprised how much hot stuff goes through those places. I hope you either get your…

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Kryten
Dec 15, 2007 7:08 pm
Kryten
cuttingedgecabinets
cuttingedgecabinets
17 December 2007

re covering a bench top

re covering a bench top

Just buy new benchtops. Benchtops for a medium size kitchen usually cost less than $1000 + Fitting. Re-Laminating benchtops looks crappy and doesnt last as long as…

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cuttingedgecabinets
Dec 17, 2007 8:02 pm
cuttingedgecabinets
Michelle
Michelle
20 December 2007

Kitchenware

Kitchenware

I just added an “Online Shopping” to my Favourites and put those links in. I get some sent to me also……would you like to see those next time I get them?…

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Michelle
Dec 20, 2007 7:18 am
Michelle
commodorenut
commodorenut
20 December 2007

DORF SINK MIXER

DORF SINK MIXER

It was 7 years ago now, but I bought dorf ceramic 1/4 turns for the bathroom. We shopped around all sorts of places, and found this place the cheapest:

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commodorenut
Dec 20, 2007 6:37 pm
commodorenut
Michelle
Michelle
27 December 2007

TOP PLATE????

TOP PLATE????

Thanks for that!!!! :D

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Michelle
Dec 27, 2007 9:13 am
Michelle
DeeElle
DeeElle
30 December 2007

what the latest in handles?

what the latest in handles?

What holds the mess inside :lol:

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DeeElle
Dec 30, 2007 7:45 pm
DeeElle
Michelle
Michelle
31 December 2007

Extra cupboard space needed

Extra cupboard space needed

If you can come with any ideas on extra cupboards or space around the home……it has to worth it!!!! :wink: What you are asking sound fine! Get a kitchen supplier in,…

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Michelle
Dec 31, 2007 5:39 am
Michelle
PhoenixStar
PhoenixStar
3 January 2008

Freestanding ovens / ranges / 'cooking theatres'

Freestanding ovens / ranges / 'cooking theatres'

Welcome to the forum Kanin, we had a Ilve oven in our last place, and we made sure we had it raised off the floor and placed on the kickboards of the kitchen because i…

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PhoenixStar
Jan 03, 2008 11:53 am
PhoenixStar
kristofw
kristofw
4 January 2008

about underbench sinks and kitchen benches.....

about underbench sinks and kitchen benches.....
1, 2

do the drainer trays fit into the top of the sink? Nah, they 're sopposed to sit on sink's sides. They're just large stainless steel…

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kristofw
Jan 04, 2008 2:55 pm
kristofw
Cabinfever
Cabinfever
4 January 2008

Kitchens: metre minimums

Kitchens: metre minimums

Those are nice specs. I think I'd be happy if I could tick all those boxes. So 6m ? Thanks

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Cabinfever
Jan 04, 2008 7:30 pm
Cabinfever
Helyn
Helyn
9 January 2008

cabinet terms

cabinet terms

UPDATE: I finally got to talk to the kitchen supplier about this, they just got back after their Xmas/New Year break. He says he drew up 2 contracts, one with the flat…

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Helyn
Jan 09, 2008 11:58 am
Helyn
Casa2
Casa2
9 January 2008

Cupboards with Roll-Out Shelves

Cupboards with Roll-Out Shelves

I know what you're talking about. I've seen them around but I can't for the life of me remember where. Some catalogue. Or magazine. Or something. :?

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Casa2
Jan 09, 2008 9:18 pm
hmukai001
hmukai001
10 January 2008

Polyurethane VS Thermolaminate Vinyl VS Melamine

Polyurethane VS Thermolaminate Vinyl VS Melamine

The display kitchen in our studio is also all done in Polytec Sheen, and I think it is a great finish. The melamine colourboard is very strong…

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hmukai001
Jan 10, 2008 7:36 am
Minx
Minx
13 January 2008

Vinyl wrap/ two pack finish on kitchen

Vinyl wrap/ two pack finish on kitchen

Vinyl wrap and 2pac are different. I love the look of 2pac so I got 2pac for the kitchens and all bathroom & powder room vanities. In saying that, it did not come cheap.

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Minx
Jan 13, 2008 3:41 pm
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
24 January 2008

bench-tops and cupboards again

bench-tops and cupboards again
1, 2

An average size kitchen completed can cost you from 4500 to 6000…depending on the size of the kitchen they can go to 10,000 and up. …

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Dukekamaya
Jan 24, 2008 9:06 pm
Dukekamaya
Michelle
Michelle
26 January 2008

stone benchtop edge profiles/thickness

stone benchtop edge profiles/thickness

On a roll Ash…………………………………….. :lol: :lol:

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Michelle
Jan 26, 2008 2:11 pm
Michelle
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Cookiemonster
Jan 27, 2008 5:20 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 8:08 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 7:12 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 7:38 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 9:26 pm
MadChook
MadChook
29 January 2008

Can you have real stainless kickboards??

Can you have real stainless kickboards??
1, 2

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 9:31 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 01, 2008 11:20 pm
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 3:23 pm


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