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Michelle
Michelle
20 April 2007

Kitchen Bench - Help!

Kitchen Bench - Help!

Oooo, I refuse to have lilies in the house for exactly that reason!!!! I can imagine in the dark ages they used this pollen as a permanent dye for things. That’s how…

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Michelle
Apr 20, 2007 6:01 pm
Michelle
Strumer
Strumer
25 April 2007

getting a diy Polyurethane look to match existing doors

getting a diy Polyurethane look to match existing doors

You can't paint two pack yourself without a fair amount of equipment and a relevant permit. Achieving a finish that matches your existing polyurethane with another…

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Strumer
Apr 25, 2007 7:07 am
Strumer
commodorenut
commodorenut
30 April 2007

Island bench with sink

Island bench with sink

I put one in the laundry when I finished off the renovations last year. The idea being that you can rinse out the entire tub after washing your hands (grease - from…

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commodorenut
Apr 30, 2007 12:55 pm
commodorenut

Hi R.M. As I stated in my post I also agree that a waterfall side needs to be made from either a solid top or laminated flat on all sides. However, I was also…

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Strumer
May 01, 2007 10:22 am
Strumer
KS09
KS09
6 May 2007

Kitchen websites

Kitchen websites

Hi Mek - Thanks for the websites - there were a lot I hadn't seen! POLIFORM are great - they have a showroom here in Sydney - its combined with the Space Furniture…

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KS09
May 06, 2007 2:20 pm
miagi
miagi
8 May 2007

Kitchen Design Software ?

Kitchen Design Software ?
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Matt, Glad to hear that you are finding that software useful, more anticipating now ... :) As for the computer power hope that won't cause too…

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miagi
May 08, 2007 8:34 pm
LAURA
LAURA
9 May 2007

WA KITCHENS / WA KITCHEN WORKS / BINI CONSTRUCTION

WA KITCHENS / WA KITCHEN WORKS / BINI CONSTRUCTION

Hello ... Yes we have had dealings with WA Kitchens - Lee Cain, last year late 2006. Suggest you contact me privately to discus negatinve aspects on

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LAURA
May 09, 2007 2:20 am
renomart
renomart
9 May 2007

How much space between cooktop and rangehood?

How much space between cooktop and rangehood?

Hehehe... It sorta crossed my mind a few times that you would have access to the standards. :oops: At least the link is up for visitors to this forum to see. 8) Sorry, I…

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renomart
May 09, 2007 1:06 pm
renomart
cfham
cfham
10 May 2007

Local Gas System

Local Gas System

Thanks all, sounds like it's a possibility. Will post when/if I get it done.

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cfham
May 10, 2007 12:11 pm
royalblue
royalblue
13 May 2007

Microwave with Right Hand Hinge ??

Microwave with Right Hand Hinge ??

What about trying commercial models? Suppliers to the catering industry etc.

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royalblue
May 13, 2007 12:39 am
vpande
vpande
17 May 2007

Multicolour red /Shivikasi granite benchtops anyone?

Multicolour red /Shivikasi granite benchtops anyone?

Thanks Michelle. It has indeed been quite an overwhelming experience. Getting a second opinion certainly helps. Its still quite early in the process. I hope there are no…

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vpande
May 17, 2007 9:52 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
21 May 2007

Is there a difference between cesar stone brands?

Is there a difference between cesar stone brands?

Hi All the brands you mention are specified by architects in projects that we supply and I have never heard a complaint about any... So it's just sales hype I think as…

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ECOECO
May 21, 2007 7:08 pm
ECOECO
satskape
satskape
25 May 2007

Quantum Quartz

Quantum Quartz

Sallyho - I will do a bit more research into this and let you know.. benchmarkmg - Thanks. What other things need to be considered here?

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satskape
May 25, 2007 8:34 am
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


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