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Elizabeth
Elizabeth
28 May 2007

Topmount v Undermount Sinks

Topmount v Undermount Sinks

One of the things I've been worrying about with the stone divide (and to a lesser extent the whole undermount thing) is that I'll end up with lots of smashed/chipped…

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Elizabeth
May 28, 2007 10:17 pm
jola
jola
3 June 2007

Neff versus Ilve Cooktop/Oven

Neff versus Ilve Cooktop/Oven

Thanks Mek, nice to get an unbiased answer. I'm going to take a hard look at Miele again. Jo

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jola
Jun 03, 2007 6:26 pm
pasey25
pasey25
6 June 2007

ideas for kitchen

ideas for kitchen

great! thats almost exactly what I'm looking for! :p the pull out part is right but the door is wrong. what I'm looking for is a system where the door is attached…

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pasey25
Jun 06, 2007 11:43 am
pasey25
Cabinfever
Cabinfever
6 June 2007

Caesarstone Cost

Caesarstone Cost

That looks like about $1000 per metre ?

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Cabinfever
Jun 06, 2007 12:10 pm
Cabinfever
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Michelle
Jun 09, 2007 10:12 pm
Michelle
Maisie
Maisie
11 June 2007

Caesarstone a "Combustible Surface"?

Caesarstone a "Combustible Surface"?

I've been in touch with the distributor and they advised it is non-combustible. They also sent a data sheet that indicates the material's flashpoint is 490C, but due to…

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Maisie
Jun 11, 2007 10:25 am
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
15 June 2007

Designing & Installing a kitchenette in self contained f

Designing & Installing a kitchenette in self contained f

Hollrj, Very interested in any ideas you dig up. I'll make my own post re a similar need. Steve

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Yak_Chat
Jun 15, 2007 1:55 pm
Yak_Chat
jola
jola
15 June 2007

Vinyl for kitchen/dining floors

Vinyl for kitchen/dining floors

High maintenance but will keep the neighbours talking :wink:

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jola
Jun 15, 2007 9:40 pm
mattwalker
mattwalker
15 June 2007

Opinions on LG's 3 door fridge?

Opinions on LG's 3 door fridge?
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Well done.....thats quite a saving! Good lookin' fridge too :)

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mattwalker
Jun 15, 2007 10:00 pm
mattwalker
Helen
Helen
2 July 2007

Slide out benches

Slide out benches

Thanks Michelle. Guess it's a matter of common sense and I think I've still got a little store of that somewhere. Cheers, Helen

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Helen
Jul 02, 2007 11:06 am
Strumer
Strumer
8 July 2007

Cabinet door types how do they compare?

Cabinet door types how do they compare?

Thanks for the thanks - and a great score on that granite! To provide a 40mm edge they would only double the thickness on the visible edges, but this still represents…

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Strumer
Jul 08, 2007 5:01 pm
Strumer
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NeilD
Jul 08, 2007 10:36 pm
Spot
Spot
9 July 2007

Laminex freestyle

Laminex freestyle

Hi Does anyone know roughly how much the Laminex freestyle is? We are looking at all materials similar, and had picked Neustone, but have now been told that it…

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Spot
Jul 09, 2007 11:55 am

Sorry for late reply. Attached is my draft layout. According to my calculation if I use smartpackkit.com.au is about 4K+ (Ophelia-2pak…

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Beginner2003
Jul 09, 2007 1:22 pm
Mrs B
Mrs B
11 July 2007

Whilst building your new home……

Whilst building your new home……
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Whats important to me at the moment... *The kitchen work top...can make or break the whole look of the kitchen. At the moment we want granite. *Glass…

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Mrs B
Jul 11, 2007 2:56 pm
Mrs B
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
11 July 2007

Corrugated iron stove recess

Corrugated iron stove recess

So in Aug 06 you posted this and no one saw it or replied. I'm sure Michelle will be able to help here. There is an excellent series of books printed by Ian…

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Yak_Chat
Jul 11, 2007 6:05 pm
Yak_Chat
Ol'Painting
Ol'Painting
11 July 2007

Not a Kitchen Question...

Not a Kitchen Question...

Few basic design comments to your image… • Add some drawers – they are good to hide a small clutter • Extend cupboards to the ceiling.…

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Ol'Painting
Jul 11, 2007 7:52 pm
Ol'Painting
Ol'Painting
Ol'Painting
11 July 2007

Kitchen Cabinet Handles

Kitchen Cabinet Handles

I only use stained steal. And I always use rectangular modern handles at least 20-25cm long. They look very good. Check EBay – there are hips and prices are very good.

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Ol'Painting
Jul 11, 2007 8:15 pm
Ol'Painting
renomart
renomart
11 July 2007

Kitchen finish

Kitchen finish

Gloss white laminate or laminate liner (about 0.8mm thick)

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renomart
Jul 11, 2007 9:19 pm
renomart
as82
as82
11 July 2007

Paint for kitchen surfaces.

Paint for kitchen surfaces.

yeah sorry they are solid pine timber cabinets and bench I am leaning towards just resealing them with estapol? until I can do something else. will post a pic when I…

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as82
Jul 11, 2007 10:40 pm
Bud977
Bud977
13 July 2007

Left hand microwave

Left hand microwave

I tried that but burnt myself when I heated my coffee. I thought I was heating for 01 minutes, but it…

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Bud977
Jul 13, 2007 1:52 pm
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renomart
Jul 17, 2007 6:49 pm
renomart
Michelle
Michelle
19 July 2007

Where should I put the feature laminate in my new kitchen?

Where should I put the feature laminate in my new kitchen?

Questions – :) Your oven…..stainless? Stainless handles? Stainless canopy…..YES? Appliance Roller door – Colour? Glass splashback…..natural tint…

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Michelle
Jul 19, 2007 1:51 pm
Michelle
Beetle
Beetle
22 July 2007

What do you think of this?

What do you think of this?
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I love the lime green kitchen. We used lime (Porters paints) as a feature wall in our daughter's room. It looked fantastic with white and blue and it is amazing how…

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Beetle
Jul 22, 2007 4:05 pm
mek
mek
23 July 2007

Pot drawers

Pot drawers

Sorry, Earl, for being a pest, I thought you were a distributer :oops: Thanks a lot for the price, I looked at Blum catalogue on-line and saw a different item number for…

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mek
Jul 23, 2007 6:45 pm
mek
jola
jola
23 July 2007

The next generation in cooktops...

The next generation in cooktops...

You're braver than me though I was seriously tempted for the same reason !! Watch that glass, someone in another thread here or elsewhere said the Miele glass top cost a…

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jola
Jul 23, 2007 10:07 pm

Flooring or kitchen fitting, what comes first?

Flooring or kitchen fitting, what comes first?
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Sorry I did read the thread but may have missed it should I put vinyl down first when doing a kitchen. I'm looking at a good quality Karndean one…

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cuttingedgecabinets
Jul 24, 2007 11:42 am
cuttingedgecabinets
archangel
archangel
24 July 2007

Slump glass for splashback... Let there be light !

Slump glass for splashback... Let there be light !

Thanks Michelle, Sounds good... Will look into it... Cheers, A

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archangel
Jul 24, 2007 1:58 pm
archangel

Now heres some nice kitchens for inspiration.

Now heres some nice kitchens for inspiration.
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I have turned the cupboard around to face the dining area. It should prove useful for storing stuff usually not ever required in a kitchen such as…

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cuttingedgecabinets
Jul 29, 2007 9:22 am
cuttingedgecabinets
mudtrilogy
mudtrilogy
29 July 2007

Caesarstone add on

Caesarstone add on

Its a brand new house so not sure what impact it would have on heights etc. I'm only really concerned with the island bench and then really with the side you look into…

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mudtrilogy
Jul 29, 2007 8:10 pm
Perth_Euro
Perth_Euro
1 August 2007

Overhead Cupboards

Overhead Cupboards

Gotcha Will look into it

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Perth_Euro
Aug 01, 2007 12:45 pm
Helen
Helen
9 August 2007

Beautiful splashbacks

Beautiful splashbacks

Guess I didn't explain that well enough. They are still smooth but not flat surfaces. They are uniquely beautiful and well worth checking out.

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Helen
Aug 09, 2007 11:21 am
Michelle
Michelle
9 August 2007

Italian designed kitchens

Italian designed kitchens

Very flash kitchens Mrs B….thanks for that!! :D

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Michelle
Aug 09, 2007 9:35 pm
Michelle
parker
parker
10 August 2007

Inverter microwaves

Inverter microwaves

Invertor technology has been around a while, but its only just becoming mainstream now and finding its way from just our air conditioners into our welders, microwaves,…

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parker
Aug 10, 2007 10:36 am
parker
Strumer
Strumer
12 August 2007

Cost of different colour cabinets

Cost of different colour cabinets

To answer this question we need to go back in time a bit, so, into the Tardis... When cabinetmaking started becoming an industry of premade boxes hung with coloured…

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Strumer
Aug 12, 2007 2:56 pm
Strumer
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
14 August 2007

Raised kitchen bench

Raised kitchen bench

Personally I'd extend the raised bit to left bit more to give it more balance and also helps hide things that are in the sink or near it. Say another 18 inches to the…

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Yak_Chat
Aug 14, 2007 10:12 am
Yak_Chat
cuttingedgecabinets
cuttingedgecabinets
15 August 2007

Red Gum Kitchens

Red Gum Kitchens

Price really depends on the size of your kitchen and the type of benchtopy you want. I have had some people say they have a large kitchen and it hasnt been that…

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cuttingedgecabinets
Aug 15, 2007 8:39 pm
cuttingedgecabinets
Adrian B
Adrian B
2 September 2007

How green is my splashback

How green is my splashback

Hi FTR Theis was the glear = green glass. As Ed stated things have changed a little in manufacturing. there is no color behnd the wall either. I see you start soon,…

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Adrian B
Sep 02, 2007 5:07 pm
Adrian B
Michelle
Michelle
2 September 2007

More kitchen designs

More kitchen designs

Mek, non the less your info has been a great input……on many accessions! Yep…..got to love the house work…..NOT. I have just spent the day doing a spring clean,…

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Michelle
Sep 02, 2007 6:37 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
2 September 2007

tile colour

tile colour

That sounds good; keep the off white close to the "Ashdust" if you can perhaps a shade lighter. Use your Laminex sample as a guide for the wall colour. :D

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Michelle
Sep 02, 2007 6:41 pm
Michelle
parker
parker
5 September 2007

Best place to buy appliances

Best place to buy appliances

Thanks - some of those links are looking good. At the very least I have a good bargaining chip to use with locals.

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parker
Sep 05, 2007 10:24 am
parker
Michelle
Michelle
7 September 2007

Tile splash backs

Tile splash backs

Thanks cuttingedgecabinets, walls IS what I meant! :?

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Michelle
Sep 07, 2007 4:14 pm
Michelle
Mikita
Mikita
8 September 2007

Need help in tiles for kitchen splashback, bathroom and ens.

Need help in tiles for kitchen splashback, bathroom and ens.

Hi Antoxa, We're building with porter davis and couldn't really find anything in the standard range either. We ended up going with Urban Earth, which is a nice…

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Mikita
Sep 08, 2007 2:56 pm
Mikita
uncle_ant
uncle_ant
13 September 2007

Burnt Stove Top

Burnt Stove Top

Hi Lily Not 100% sure if this will work for your problem, but I know it works for grease stains. Sprikle your stove top with Bicarb Soda, then pour some white…

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uncle_ant
Sep 13, 2007 8:21 pm
uncle_ant
marantz1
marantz1
16 September 2007

Highly recommended cabbie in Melbourne wanted.

Highly recommended cabbie in Melbourne wanted.

Hi all, Thought I would provide an update with regards to our kitchen. After visiting with Ian, the director of Fairmont Cabinets, we knew straight away that his…

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marantz1
Sep 16, 2007 2:39 pm
Law18
Law18
23 September 2007

Same sinks - huge price difference

Same sinks - huge price difference

I was looking at some stainless steel kitchen sinks the other day and was impressed. Lots of design etc etc. A little further on from the…

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Law18
Sep 23, 2007 6:27 pm
cuttingedgecabinets
cuttingedgecabinets
25 September 2007

lime green kitchen with style

lime green kitchen with style

There are two places the washer could be. It could be a font loader beside the sink on the right. It would all be plumbed underneath. There could also be an…

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cuttingedgecabinets
Sep 25, 2007 1:17 pm
cuttingedgecabinets
VJ
VJ
30 September 2007

Any experience with Electrolux fridges?

Any experience with Electrolux fridges?

Hi P1T, Thanks for feedback re: Electrolux E:Line modular fridges. I really love the looks, both inside and outside. I did some more research last night and found the…

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VJ
Sep 30, 2007 5:32 pm
VJ
ahilios
ahilios
2 October 2007

CAA Kitchens - Adelaide

CAA Kitchens - Adelaide

HI everyone. we just had our caa kitchen installed last week september 28th 2007.. It is a large G shape kitchen. Caa's said this was their largest kichen they have done…

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ahilios
Oct 02, 2007 12:18 am


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