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chippy
chippy
18 October 2014

Any used/seen Ultraglaze doors?

Any used/seen Ultraglaze doors?

I have just realised that ultraglaze is the same style of product that Ikea use on their gloss doors. I was asked to install an Ikea kitchen a couple of weeks back and…

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chippy
Oct 17, 2014 11:23 pm
chippy
chippy
chippy
17 October 2014

Diamondgloss Laminate "Polar White" and acrylic edging

Diamondgloss Laminate "Polar White" and acrylic edging

Thank you for the clarification chippy. Do you know if the edging used is standard or would it incur an extra cost? I'm curious as in my…

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chippy
Oct 17, 2014 10:56 pm
chippy
ashilleong
ashilleong
16 October 2014

Aussie Cut Kitchens - anyone had any experience?

Aussie Cut Kitchens - anyone had any experience?

Quote seems pretty reasonable, but very little about them online/no reviews

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ashilleong
Oct 16, 2014 6:04 pm
ashilleong
MyH1Login
MyH1Login
15 October 2014

cabinet maker - melbourne

cabinet maker - melbourne

Just a friend.. But I'm seeing his mrs tomorrow so I shall ask if he does anything on the side, if he does & if you want I'll pass along his…

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MyH1Login
Oct 15, 2014 9:46 pm
MyH1Login
deluxes
deluxes
15 October 2014

SHAKER / COUNTRY KITCHENS

SHAKER / COUNTRY KITCHENS

So, budget is about $6k you said... So shaker style cupboards, and stone tops? Do you need appliances? You may need to get incredibly creative! I would be looking at…

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deluxes
Oct 15, 2014 10:39 am
deluxes
Michelle
Michelle
13 October 2014

Colour to match Linen caeserstone benchtop.

Colour to match Linen caeserstone benchtop.

Don't listen to them all...stick to the plan, pure white!! :D

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Michelle
Oct 13, 2014 9:24 pm
Michelle
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
13 October 2014

Oven & Cooktop Brands?

Oven & Cooktop Brands?

Remember - you get what you pay for - but a good, reasonably priced, unit with a good guarantee is usually a safe bet. Then maybe a Google for reviews/comments. …

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Saint Mike
Oct 13, 2014 1:26 pm
Saint Mike
khooj123_
khooj123_
12 October 2014

Selling 2nd hand kitchen appliances. Internet ?

Selling 2nd hand kitchen appliances. Internet ?

Thanks Balk ! Thats a good idea. Would I have to arrange the test from a plumber ?

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khooj123_
Oct 12, 2014 7:45 am
ashilleong
ashilleong
10 October 2014

Planning our kitchen

Planning our kitchen

Fair enough. Thanks for the help anyway. Houzz has an australian website now, launched a few months ago.

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ashilleong
Oct 10, 2014 6:17 pm
ashilleong
chippy
chippy
2 October 2014

Perth kitchen cabinet maker

Perth kitchen cabinet maker

If anyone needs a quote for cabinet work I'm happy to help.

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chippy
Oct 02, 2014 11:34 am
chippy

Hi Danette, Two-tone kitchen bench tops are definitely on trend. You either go for a high-contrast look, or combine a bold colour choice with a more subdued colour,…

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CaesarstoneAU
Oct 01, 2014 2:07 pm
CaesarstoneAU
DG85
DG85
29 September 2014

Safari starphire glass kitchen splash back?

Safari starphire glass kitchen splash back?

Has anyone used the colour Safari in a starphire glass splash back? Just picked it for my all white new kitchen but wld love to see pics of anyone who used it!

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DG85
Sep 29, 2014 1:08 pm
DG85
Jaeger LeCoultre
Jaeger LeCoultre
27 September 2014

Advise needed pull out rangehood and surrounding cupboard

Advise needed pull out rangehood and surrounding cupboard

Ilve makes an 80cm slide out rangehood which might look better with an 850mm…

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Jaeger LeCoultre
Sep 27, 2014 9:44 am
Splashers
Splashers
25 September 2014

Dulux colour to match Caesarstone Calcutta Nuvo and Osprey

Dulux colour to match Caesarstone Calcutta Nuvo and Osprey

Dulux White on White looks good with Calcutta as its more stark and blue/grey undertones. Natural white is more of a warm colour which would suit the osprey.

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Splashers
Sep 25, 2014 9:40 pm
Splashers
Splashers
Splashers
25 September 2014

Kitchen Layout Help :)

Kitchen Layout Help :)

With Option A you could change the oven/mwave to a pantry, put the sink on same wall where the cooktop is, put the cooktop and oven in the middle of the U, and the m/wave…

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Splashers
Sep 25, 2014 9:38 pm
Splashers
CenturyMarble
CenturyMarble
25 September 2014

Aris edge bench tops

Aris edge bench tops

Hi Beazley, 40mm edge is slightly more exp than 20mm, because of labour and time involved to do that. MAterial wise, depends on how wide the bench top is, but most of the…

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CenturyMarble
Sep 25, 2014 11:47 am
Michelle
Michelle
24 September 2014

Glass kitchen splash back - safari colour

Glass kitchen splash back - safari colour

Put the question down in the kitchen forum :)

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Michelle
Sep 24, 2014 8:10 pm
Michelle
sydfam
sydfam
20 September 2014

Pictures of timber look laminate kitchens

Pictures of timber look laminate kitchens

I suggest you also try formica for vincenza walnut, mocha firwood, fini chocolate, habitat, metro wood, these are all in mid brown range…

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sydfam
Sep 20, 2014 5:18 pm
Burmy
Burmy
19 September 2014

Adelaide Cabinetmaker Recommendations

Adelaide Cabinetmaker Recommendations

Hi all. Has anyone had experiences (good or bad) with Davis and Park Kitchens located in Lonsdale. I am a bit of a perfectionist and like to do my homework before…

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Burmy
Sep 19, 2014 5:50 pm
Evelin
Evelin
18 September 2014

Island Bench or Wall Cupboards

Island Bench or Wall Cupboards

no, they don't go to the ceiling. The program I use has x amount of cabinet types, but not all what is possible in the "real world". Normally you would cover the top with…

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Evelin
Sep 18, 2014 1:28 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
17 September 2014

Cutting Laminated Board

Cutting Laminated Board

As chippy said use a router. Also just to note its doesn't look like laminate. Its looks like a prefinished melamine board.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Sep 17, 2014 7:13 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens

first of all I would not accept a bench height of 86cm unless I'm less than 158cm tall. Why are in your kitchen the base cabinets all with doors? This is a very cheap and…

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Evelin
Sep 17, 2014 12:56 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
15 September 2014

Inward Opening Pantry Door

Inward Opening Pantry Door

You don't have to many options.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Sep 15, 2014 10:00 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
pldkitchen
pldkitchen
10 September 2014

Looking for feedback on a company called Stone Concepts

Looking for feedback on a company called Stone Concepts

Hi all, I am very close to putting in an order with a stonemason called 'Stone Concepts QLD' and was wondering if anyone has used this company for their benchtops? We are…

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pldkitchen
Sep 10, 2014 3:05 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
7 September 2014

fridge plumbing

fridge plumbing

Yes WV, I've hooked them up before too but for someone like the OP who may not be the handiest person around ( that's why they've asked the question here ) getting someone…

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Stewie D
Sep 07, 2014 1:22 pm
grumblebum54
grumblebum54
5 September 2014

Sink Strainer Plugs Not Holding Water

Sink Strainer Plugs Not Holding Water

Thanks for the tip bluebettie99. I sent hubby down to the big green shed today in search of the replacement seals. He returned with a packet of Kinetic ASSORTED BASKET…

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grumblebum54
Sep 05, 2014 9:51 pm
grumblebum54
Stewie D
Stewie D
3 September 2014

Electrolux Pyrolytic Oven

Electrolux Pyrolytic Oven

Oh dear. Not the best way to do it for sure ! If you have a tiled top then silicon or some other way of stopping the water from running under the cooktop as you say would…

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Stewie D
Sep 03, 2014 6:43 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
1 September 2014

Kitchen and Laundry Design

Kitchen and Laundry Design

It looks like it is 3200mm from the elevation. Stewie

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Stewie D
Sep 01, 2014 8:08 am
sands_13
sands_13
28 August 2014

fridge plumbing

fridge plumbing

Cheers Matt I am thinking the plumber will be the safer option than letting me at it.

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sands_13
Aug 28, 2014 9:11 pm
sands_13
fergo
fergo
28 August 2014

Sealing flushmount induction cooktop in smartstone benchtop

Sealing flushmount induction cooktop in smartstone benchtop

The builder ignored my advice and used black Bostik RTV 922 which is an acetic cure silicone. There are already gaps forming in the silicone line. Will this silicone…

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fergo
Aug 28, 2014 1:30 pm
GBDesign
GBDesign
27 August 2014

What white paint colour on kitchen cabinets

What white paint colour on kitchen cabinets

Agree with splashers. White on white has a subtle blue/grey undertone. Although your Kitchen designer should be advising you on this!!

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GBDesign
Aug 27, 2014 4:32 pm
GBDesign
Jaeger LeCoultre
Jaeger LeCoultre
27 August 2014

Fesal.com.au Review

Fesal.com.au Review

For this kind of high end bulky products, personally I'd prefer to buy locally where I can see the products and speak to a salesperson in person. I think Gaggenau has some…

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Jaeger LeCoultre
Aug 27, 2014 4:11 pm
Sonny2014
Sonny2014
26 August 2014

laminex silk white abs edge banding

laminex silk white abs edge banding

GBDesign. Not sure (about method), but the samples Ive seen look pretty good. Not invisible but no thin black line. Ive been told they use white glue. Only problem is only…

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Sonny2014
Aug 26, 2014 10:27 pm
Sonny2014
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
26 August 2014

Caesarstone mitred apron edge on island bench

Caesarstone mitred apron edge on island bench

Hi, thanks for your reply. Yes, I did mean a 40mm thickened edge. Our bench top will over hang the bench by approx 300mm on one long and one…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Aug 26, 2014 3:29 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
elsie
elsie
22 August 2014

Has anyone used Formica AR Plus (Gloss) for their Kitchen??

Has anyone used Formica AR Plus (Gloss) for their Kitchen??

I wouldn't use a solid colour laminate as a kitchen bench, either in a gloss or matte finish. I'd be surprised if you got through prestart without them trying to talk you…

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elsie
Aug 22, 2014 11:38 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
20 August 2014

Do Handle-less Drawers Sit Flush as Standard?

Do Handle-less Drawers Sit Flush as Standard?
1, 2

If you look at the attached image I believe this is what has happened, it's a combination of: Cabinetmaker having not checked appliances,…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Aug 20, 2014 7:09 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Christoshizz
Christoshizz
19 August 2014

Narrow kitchen vs kitchen-as-thoroughfare

Narrow kitchen vs kitchen-as-thoroughfare

Galley style kitchen is the worst. I have one and absolutely hate it. (Just my experience sorry) In the next house we will be going open plan !

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Christoshizz
Aug 19, 2014 8:42 pm
Christoshizz
EmmaM
EmmaM
19 August 2014

Matrix v Blum

Matrix v Blum

Thanks for the input guys - as I said it only ended up being $200 so we are definitely using Blum. $200 in a kitchen reno is nothing!

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EmmaM
Aug 19, 2014 3:50 pm
belmaree
belmaree
19 August 2014

Ideas for kitchen layout and materials/colours

Ideas for kitchen layout and materials/colours

The doorway to the right side near fridge is formal dining (though currently used as toyroom) and lounge then to front of the house and garage, it is where the groceries…

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belmaree
Aug 19, 2014 3:19 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
19 August 2014

What's the maximum width of a drawer.

What's the maximum width of a drawer.

I will probably need to have a 100kg draw slide to hold it. I'm more worried about building a draw that size, as to weather it will sag in…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Aug 19, 2014 6:16 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
evec
evec
18 August 2014

"I wish I had..."

"I wish I had..."

I wish I'd found it before I started doing anything…

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evec
Aug 18, 2014 1:40 am
evec
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Danette
Aug 14, 2014 1:48 pm
Danette
sliick
sliick
13 August 2014

Will this look odd?

Will this look odd?

Thanks everyone! Looks like wider doorway wins. I agree too. Although if I build again, I will need to pay more attention to the kitchen placement in the plans!

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sliick
Aug 13, 2014 10:09 am
sliick

I just lost my text. David, when your wife is 157-158cm tall, you most probably cannot go higher than 89cm benchtop. I would go only for a 20mm think stonebench. For you,…

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Evelin
Aug 12, 2014 9:53 pm
Leksie5000
Leksie5000
12 August 2014

Granite benchtop staining everything black

Granite benchtop staining everything black

My parents in law have a genuine 60mm black granite benchtop which has been there at least 15 years. It looks like new and never stains anything, ever. I would be back…

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Leksie5000
Aug 12, 2014 7:45 pm
EccaB
EccaB
11 August 2014

HELP! Formica AR Plus Crystal White benchtop - anyone??

HELP! Formica AR Plus Crystal White benchtop - anyone??

Hi Everyone, I'm new to the forum and desperately need your help. We're 7 days away from pre-start and I've hit a giant brick wall for my kitchen benctop :( I had my heart…

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EccaB
Aug 11, 2014 7:04 pm
Joker
Joker
10 August 2014

Fingermark test for ceasarstone benches

Fingermark test for ceasarstone benches

I had ubatuba granite from Brazil ,very high gloss look and never showed fingerprints ,has it was clean and free of any dirt residue,granite or stone not fully clean will…

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Joker
Aug 10, 2014 11:16 pm
Rache
Rache
10 August 2014

Platinum Micro kitchen cupboards - anyone got pics?

Platinum Micro kitchen cupboards - anyone got pics?

I think it will be ok Rache. It has more of a stone coloured look to me. Did you get a big sample of it from Laminex or see a door made up in it?…

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Rache
Aug 10, 2014 1:26 am
Rache


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