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elsie
elsie
14 March 2015

Are thick benchtops out of fashion?

Are thick benchtops out of fashion?

If you look at what is being pushed at high end kitchen exhibitions all over Europe, thin is most certainly "in" when it comes to bench tops. The Australian market is…

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elsie
Mar 14, 2015 1:44 pm
archetto
archetto
13 March 2015

resurfacing kitchen

resurfacing kitchen

Where are you located? I just had a kitchen bench re done in some product, not really sure what it's called but if you're in WA i'll give you the company name and you can…

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archetto
Mar 13, 2015 12:33 pm
archetto
Matt1
Matt1
12 March 2015

Offcuts from sink cutouts?

Offcuts from sink cutouts?

Yes, the cutting board thing wasn't well thought out, I was thinking pot stand too.

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Matt1
Mar 12, 2015 1:41 pm
Matt1
archetto
archetto
9 March 2015

Scullery Layout help

Scullery Layout help

It's too late to change which walls now as we have put all the power points on the 1.9m wall and it is less visible there too.

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archetto
Mar 09, 2015 6:47 pm
archetto
Kitchenpro
Kitchenpro
9 March 2015

Gyprock behind kitchen cabinets.

Gyprock behind kitchen cabinets.

Hi Grakat, I wouldn't be too concerned, providing everything is sealed when the kitchen is complete, then it should be ok. If you see gaps where pest can come through then…

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Kitchenpro
Mar 09, 2015 4:17 pm
Beazley77
Beazley77
9 March 2015

Help me find this laminate

Help me find this laminate

Ooh I look forward to seeing it. I prefer the horizontal grain.

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Beazley77
Mar 09, 2015 2:20 am
Beazley77
MalSannie
MalSannie
8 March 2015

Microwave Under Bench - Pros and Cons

Microwave Under Bench - Pros and Cons

Ours will also go into the scullery, and will have drawers below bench instead.

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MalSannie
Mar 08, 2015 11:14 pm
MalSannie
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sco77k
Mar 04, 2015 1:56 pm
sco77k
Leksie5000
Leksie5000
3 March 2015

Double oven - 900 or 600?

Double oven - 900 or 600?

I want two x 600 or a decent double oven. One place doing our quote said they will not stack two 600s in a tower. Part of his reason was that the microwave would be too…

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Leksie5000
Mar 03, 2015 11:29 am
sco77k
sco77k
3 March 2015

Anyone used Bianco Drift?

Anyone used Bianco Drift?

thanks for the tip! We've now decided to go with Calacatta Nuvo

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sco77k
Mar 03, 2015 10:59 am
sco77k
sheffieldhunter
sheffieldhunter
28 February 2015

Eden Brae Venini 900mm built in oven vs freestanding oven

Eden Brae Venini 900mm built in oven vs freestanding oven

Hi all, Just wondering who has upgraded to to built in 900mm Venini oven & cook top and who went with the standard 900mm Venini freestanding oven, how much bigger are…

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sheffieldhunter
Feb 28, 2015 8:56 pm
sheffieldhunter
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
26 February 2015

Handle-less kitchen drawers - square edge or shark nose?

Handle-less kitchen drawers - square edge or shark nose?

Option 1 - Run away!!! Over time moisture will affect the paint finish and it will crack down in the curved finger groove! Option 2,3,4 - All very similar can be done…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Feb 26, 2015 7:16 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
SteveMiller
SteveMiller
24 February 2015

Cleaning laminate with textured surface

Cleaning laminate with textured surface

I have seen many similar surfaces in my work, and I must agree that cleaning them is very unpleasant. It usually takes lots of scrubbing and detergent, and the results are…

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SteveMiller
Feb 24, 2015 11:00 pm
SteveMiller
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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Feb 22, 2015 6:54 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
archetto
archetto
20 February 2015

Essa Stone New Basmati

Essa Stone New Basmati

We have new basmati in our kitchen with formica snow drift gloss for the cupboards, our floor will be bamboo howeve, no photos as not up to that stage yet sorry

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archetto
Feb 20, 2015 4:45 pm
archetto
Mrszzz
Mrszzz
19 February 2015

Which white cabinets to match caesarstone benchtop

Which white cabinets to match caesarstone benchtop

Hi I'm currently trying to finalise kitchen colours - I was set on frosty carrina until I went to a caesarstone display centre today and now I'm torn between frosty…

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Mrszzz
Feb 19, 2015 8:52 pm
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
15 February 2015

Kitchn cupboards. Sooo many whites

Kitchn cupboards. Sooo many whites

I think a soft greige might look stunning! especially against the red splashback and natural white cabs! or even a taupe, especially with vivid white trims...

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Treeseachanger
Feb 15, 2015 7:15 pm
Splashers
Splashers
15 February 2015

Benchtop Colour

Benchtop Colour

Having Slate as a flooring i would be keeping the benchtop light in colour.

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Splashers
Feb 15, 2015 5:08 pm
Splashers
Splashers
Splashers
15 February 2015

Mirror Splashback Reviews

Mirror Splashback Reviews

Toughened Glass has what we call 'roller wave' in the glass due to the toughening process but unless its laying flat out in the sun you can't notice it. The most…

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Splashers
Feb 15, 2015 4:56 pm
Splashers
light487
light487
13 February 2015

Kitchen makeover vs new kitchen

Kitchen makeover vs new kitchen

Yeah I know. So many variables. :) It's an old kitchen so it probably needs a full renovation rather than a make-over

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light487
Feb 13, 2015 9:36 am
light487
GBDesign
GBDesign
11 February 2015

Water Filters - what to plan for?

Water Filters - what to plan for?

I use these quite alot.... http://www.everpure.com.au/Products/SPA ... ystem.aspx It filters all of the water to the cold side of your kitchen tap. No need for an extra…

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GBDesign
Feb 11, 2015 11:46 am
GBDesign
GBDesign
GBDesign
11 February 2015

Pull Tab style kitchen handles?

Pull Tab style kitchen handles?

Just take into account, whilst i would always rebate the handles in (or cut the laminate edge upto the handle), i would also forewarn the end user, that it will limit…

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GBDesign
Feb 11, 2015 11:44 am
GBDesign
trixee
trixee
10 February 2015

Kitchen Island and Scullery in Perth

Kitchen Island and Scullery in Perth

Yes please Mark, will eventually need to get some quotes on this as well! viewtopic.php?t=72683

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trixee
Feb 10, 2015 2:29 am
trixee
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
4 February 2015

Replacing Benchtops AFTER handover??

Replacing Benchtops AFTER handover??

One option is to ask the builder to only put a single row of standard tiles around kitchen just to meet standards so they can hand over the…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Feb 04, 2015 4:34 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens

We are nearing completion of our owner built house and have a bunch of leftover things to sell that we can no longer return. Among them is an Electrolux Canopy Rangehood…

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squarepeg
Feb 02, 2015 5:07 pm
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
1 February 2015

Brescia lamine cupboards. thoughts and photos?

Brescia lamine cupboards. thoughts and photos?

Hi Keltay, if you do a search for "brescia" I'm sure I have seen someone else using this finish recently. :D

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Treeseachanger
Feb 01, 2015 4:55 pm
ktotherose
ktotherose
27 January 2015

Non Vented Rangehood Advice

Non Vented Rangehood Advice

Thanks, I think we have it all sorted. Will still have to go ahead with a no vented rangehood, however our heat recovery unit (controlled air exchange) will shift the air…

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ktotherose
Jan 27, 2015 9:11 am
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
27 January 2015

how to replace spout aerator nozzle in kitchen tap

how to replace spout aerator nozzle in kitchen tap

An old post with no reply. My advice is to contact the distributor.

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SaveH2O
Jan 27, 2015 12:34 am
SaveH2O
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
26 January 2015

Steel Frame & Wall Cabinets

Steel Frame & Wall Cabinets

I am a fan of toggle bolts which can support 10x the pullout force of tech screws on light guage framing.Having said this 10/12 gge screws can support approx 150kg (1.5kN…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jan 26, 2015 8:37 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
keltay
keltay
26 January 2015

Brescia laminex for the kitchen - thought and photos?

Brescia laminex for the kitchen - thought and photos?

Hi All It is so hard to decide from a tiny little square. I am looking at Brescia cupboards in my kitchen but everyone tells me the little squares will look different…

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keltay
Jan 26, 2015 4:10 pm
tlblhayward
tlblhayward
24 January 2015

Samsung fridge Issues

Samsung fridge Issues

If it's under warranty then get it checked, if it's not under warranty then get it checked... either way, it needs to be fixed so that there isn't a risk of electrocution or fire.

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tlblhayward
Jan 24, 2015 1:36 am
tlblhayward
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
23 January 2015

Shelving Style and Size in butlers pantry

Shelving Style and Size in butlers pantry

I'd go fixed. Also - tiered - so you can see what's on the bottom shelves - ie higher shelves are shorter. If they are big - ensure they…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jan 23, 2015 2:28 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Leksie5000
Leksie5000
23 January 2015

Kitchen plan - no WIP?

Kitchen plan - no WIP?

Yes I will also need a good plan for appliances with no WIP. Our plan has a large kitchen (4.3 x 5.8) appx but…

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Leksie5000
Jan 23, 2015 1:29 pm
AussieMark
AussieMark
23 January 2015

Are square sink wastes difficult to clean?

Are square sink wastes difficult to clean?

i think it was also the fact that they never sit straight and it annoyed them. It was also mentioned that PITA to clean. Based on that I went for Planar Franke sinks…

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AussieMark
Jan 23, 2015 2:05 am
alicec
alicec
22 January 2015

Selling Kitchen MUST GO THIS WEEKEND

Selling Kitchen MUST GO THIS WEEKEND

Hi Second Hand Kitchen + appliances include (Ryde): 12 sets of cupboard / shelf Bench top Kitchen sinks x2 4 drawers Cooktop, grill+oven (trays included) (Chef)…

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alicec
Jan 22, 2015 7:10 pm
EZMO
EZMO
22 January 2015

Installing a dishwasher

Installing a dishwasher

Hi all, just letting people out there know that there is a new product on the market that will be of interest when installing a dishwasher. As a Cabinetmaker I have fitted…

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EZMO
Jan 22, 2015 2:46 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
21 January 2015

rangehood install and cabinet changes brisbane

rangehood install and cabinet changes brisbane

No kidding. I'm quite surprised at how hard it is! Would have thought would have been plenty of people in the same boat in the…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jan 21, 2015 11:52 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
19 January 2015

Sink in peninsula with no overhang

Sink in peninsula with no overhang

A standard door way is around 820mm wide and most…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jan 19, 2015 7:17 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Toomanywhites
Toomanywhites
10 January 2015

Kitchen company

Kitchen company

Has any one used smartrobes in Brisbane to supply and install a kitchen?

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Toomanywhites
Jan 10, 2015 7:21 pm
Crazyk
Crazyk
8 January 2015

How to choose a Double Wall Oven

How to choose a Double Wall Oven

I would of loved a steam oven but they are or were very expensive.

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Crazyk
Jan 08, 2015 9:25 am
Crazyk
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
5 January 2015

Glass splashback

Glass splashback

It is not just the person that mixes the paint. A colour can look/read differently between a small sample size and the scale of where it is…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jan 05, 2015 10:47 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Melsie68
Melsie68
4 January 2015

Glass splashback cleaning

Glass splashback cleaning

Enjo would work great . The green glove . To take grease off then green micro fibre cloth to dry . But im sure sabco range at bunnings would do the same . Im guess the…

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Melsie68
Jan 04, 2015 1:10 am
Toomanywhites
Toomanywhites
2 January 2015

Brisbane kitchen companies - recommendations?

Brisbane kitchen companies - recommendations?

Thanks for the tips, will give Brisbane kitchens a call

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Toomanywhites
Jan 02, 2015 10:35 am
scrapbizz
scrapbizz
2 January 2015

Perth Kitchen Reno - Recommendations?

Perth Kitchen Reno - Recommendations?

Are you located North or South - Kitchen creations in joondalup are a great bunch of kitchen cabinet makers, used them a lot.

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scrapbizz
Jan 02, 2015 1:18 am
scrapbizz

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