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PHL
PHL
12 May 2014

600mm cooktop with 900mm oven?

600mm cooktop with 900mm oven?

Do you really need a 900mm oven? The newer ovens seem to be a lot more spacious internally, and you'd save energy with a smaller oven. We find we are using our smaller 2/3…

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PHL
May 12, 2014 4:25 pm
lmille32
lmille32
12 May 2014

Laminex diamond gloss, acrylic edging, any problems?

Laminex diamond gloss, acrylic edging, any problems?

Well the acrylic edging isn't a laminex product I don't think. They supply the laminex but the edge type has to be guaranteed by the manufacturer to be covered. As he…

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lmille32
May 12, 2014 4:14 pm
lmille32
Danette
Danette
9 May 2014

Glass splashback in the hunter valley

Glass splashback in the hunter valley

I too am interested in finding someone to do a splashback. Thanks so much TiredHalo, much appreciated.

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Danette
May 09, 2014 10:42 am
Danette

Im A Cabinetmaker

Im A Cabinetmaker

I do believe that the Blum push to open for doors is a great product and doesn't break down. I use them all…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
May 07, 2014 2:52 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
deluxes
deluxes
4 May 2014

Kitchen Cupboards Colour Help

Kitchen Cupboards Colour Help

We've gone dark as well.... Cavia Lini sheen cabinets (dark grey) with a Jet black bench tops... I like it. It's moody & sophisticated. Not that I'm biased.. Haha Look…

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deluxes
May 04, 2014 9:27 pm
deluxes

Vinyl wrap kitchen doors

Vinyl wrap kitchen doors

Thank you for your reply. I have the polytec booklet in front of me but can't figure out which profile is most like shaker. Do you think it…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
May 04, 2014 3:52 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
D_rail
D_rail
3 May 2014

Cabinetry Cost - Ballpark Guide Perth

Cabinetry Cost - Ballpark Guide Perth

Thanks for the thoughts. There's never an easy answer, but I'd like to make sure I'm getting value for money rather than just adding to the builders profit. I could use…

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D_rail
May 03, 2014 7:09 pm
dale-reardon
dale-reardon
28 April 2014

Ikea kitchen and stone bench tops in Hobart Tasmania

Ikea kitchen and stone bench tops in Hobart Tasmania

Have now managed to find the Ikea stone options and they sound good. We will ask them how they will handle missing components - that is a good point indeed. Dale.

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dale-reardon
Apr 28, 2014 8:59 pm
AussieMark
AussieMark
26 April 2014

600mm deep over head cupboards

600mm deep over head cupboards

Words of wisdom there CEK. I think there is a reason you do not see the overheads the same depth as cupboards and drawers...... As I am vertically challenged I did not…

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AussieMark
Apr 26, 2014 12:53 pm
pexel81
pexel81
24 April 2014

Colour advice

Colour advice

does it need to be a wood grain for the overheads and breakfast bar panel? how about white overheads and a light grey cabinets? and a…

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pexel81
Apr 24, 2014 8:44 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
24 April 2014

Cabinets from Masters

Cabinets from Masters

PM me and I can let you know the differences.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Apr 24, 2014 3:21 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens

A kitchen faucet gets a lot of use. It gets used many times a day and many ways, such as to wash your dishes, get a drink, wash your food, and fill pots with water for…

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andy2006
Apr 24, 2014 1:45 pm
Splashers
Splashers
20 April 2014

Has anyone used Wallpaper with perspex for a splash back?

Has anyone used Wallpaper with perspex for a splash back?

The issue with the wall paper is the heat as well, even with the glass over it the heat penertrates through the glass and affects the wall paper. The other point is if the…

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Splashers
Apr 20, 2014 10:32 pm
Splashers
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
15 April 2014

New kitchen - signing a contract and payment milestones

New kitchen - signing a contract and payment milestones

In NSW by law you are not allowed to take anymore than a 10% deposit for jobs under $20,000 and only 5% if the job exceeds $20,000. You must also have in place a contract…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Apr 15, 2014 7:44 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
ardie514
ardie514
15 April 2014

Glass Splashbacks in Perth

Glass Splashbacks in Perth

I just got quotes from A splash of glass and also granart. Both seemed reasonable, but can't speak to final product as we're stil a ways off from installation.

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ardie514
Apr 15, 2014 2:32 am
Splashers
Splashers
14 April 2014

Nice kitchens!

Nice kitchens!

Through renovations lately a lot more people are going for a butler style kitchen and a main kitchen. Some butler kitchens are just as big and good as standard kitchens…

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Splashers
Apr 14, 2014 9:42 pm
Splashers
Splashers
Splashers
14 April 2014

Caesarstone prices- Standard vs. Supernatural

Caesarstone prices- Standard vs. Supernatural

Its very very expensive, they are having big troubles with the vein work through the slabs. They have been promising these colours for sometime and i wouldn't hold my…

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Splashers
Apr 14, 2014 9:38 pm
Splashers
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
14 April 2014

Kitchen Solution

Kitchen Solution

Roller shutter cabinet or bifold cabinet. A custom one can easily be made to fit under the existing cabinet which would match doors.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Apr 14, 2014 8:46 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
14 April 2014

Corian vs stone and quartz benchtops

Corian vs stone and quartz benchtops

From my understanding Corian scratches a lot easier over quartz, and also Corian isn't as heat resistant. The only plus to Corian would be you…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Apr 14, 2014 8:44 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
jenathome
jenathome
11 April 2014

Sydneysiders - have you seen the CSR house at Schofields?

Sydneysiders - have you seen the CSR house at Schofields?

Thanks AvaG, I didn't realise I was posting in the kitchen forum until it was up. oops! :oops: I'm glad you were impressed too. I'll do a bit more research on the costs as…

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jenathome
Apr 11, 2014 2:43 pm
jenathome
AvaG
AvaG
10 April 2014

Glass splashback and wall organisers?

Glass splashback and wall organisers?

Actually they were 1L bottles, so 3 x 1L and 2 smaller ones (about 150mL)

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AvaG
Apr 10, 2014 1:13 am

Tandembox

Tandembox

Antaro and Intivo are both good products but can add a lot of money to a kitchen. There is another option, Blum softclose for wooden drawers! With Antaro and Intivo the…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Apr 08, 2014 2:34 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Stewie D
Stewie D
8 April 2014

Moroccan Tiles for kitchen splashback

Moroccan Tiles for kitchen splashback

Most of the bigger tile shops would carry some as they seem to be getting more popular. We were in Hardware & Generals tiles shop in Brookvale a few months ago and saw…

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Stewie D
Apr 08, 2014 10:46 am
Krisssy
Krisssy
8 April 2014

Laminex Diamondgloss 'Alexandria Stone'

Laminex Diamondgloss 'Alexandria Stone'

Sounds lovely. I'm thinking of changing our cabinets to a warmer white not a stark white as they might clash with the warmer colour scheme I'm trying to achieve. So many…

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Krisssy
Apr 08, 2014 10:09 am
Splashers
Splashers
7 April 2014

Laminex/ Metaline Splashback South Sydney

Laminex/ Metaline Splashback South Sydney

The only issue with the Metaline is the stronger colours like the red will fade if in direct sunlight. If your kitchen has big window with beaming sun through directly…

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Splashers
Apr 07, 2014 10:25 pm
Splashers

Kitchen Cabinets type for a traditional kitchen

Kitchen Cabinets type for a traditional kitchen

[ We still need to cut costs though but we don't want to go vinyl. I'll have to find out the difference in cost from Gloss Createc and 2Pac and…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Apr 06, 2014 4:15 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens

Polyurethane Kitchen. PLEASE HELP

Polyurethane Kitchen. PLEASE HELP

I'm not sure why people are are saying polyurethane matt/matte is harder to clean. Close to 2.5 years ago we renovated…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Apr 06, 2014 9:00 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
mixo
mixo
1 April 2014

E&S Trading warehouse sale

E&S Trading warehouse sale

I went and everything i bought was nearly 50% off. Missed out on a washing machine, thats for next years sale if they have one. Saved a mint not buying at retail. Mixo

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mixo
Apr 01, 2014 10:19 am
travelbug
travelbug
30 March 2014

New kitchen costs

New kitchen costs

If you find a good reputable kitchen supplier they can be similar prices to Bunnings but much better quality. People that say this can't be done just haven't found any…

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travelbug
Mar 30, 2014 4:14 pm
joannek
joannek
29 March 2014

New kitchen - keeping the cost down

New kitchen - keeping the cost down

For your list of requirements that you put down initially, I immediately thought stainless steel is what you need. Have you considered it at all?

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joannek
Mar 29, 2014 11:47 pm
CC101
CC101
28 March 2014

Check your bench tops!!

Check your bench tops!!

I got quantum quartz stone as well and there is no stamp underneath. time to contact company to find out if it is original or not.

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CC101
Mar 28, 2014 11:25 pm
robbie55
robbie55
27 March 2014

Is too much beige barely enough?

Is too much beige barely enough?

To suggest colours it might be best if you could post a photo. PS take a look at your taps as well if they old maybe replace them.

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robbie55
Mar 27, 2014 2:47 pm
robbie55
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
27 March 2014

Cooktop and oven help!!

Cooktop and oven help!!

Its sounds like there is to much load on the circuit when you turn them both on at the same time. It could be a problem with one of the appliances or it could also be…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Mar 27, 2014 8:36 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
pearl
pearl
26 March 2014

White Splashback not White?

White Splashback not White?

Okay i see this is an old topic but i will just answer why it looks like a blueish colour. Clear float glass when painted white will look like…

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pearl
Mar 26, 2014 8:37 pm
Splashers
Splashers
26 March 2014

How to make kitchen lighter and brighter

How to make kitchen lighter and brighter

If your kitchen is new maybe look at replacing the wall cabinet doors only to white, 2 tone kitchens look nice and easily swapped over

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Splashers
Mar 26, 2014 1:24 pm
Splashers
Splashers
Splashers
26 March 2014

Overhead Cupboard Height

Overhead Cupboard Height

Go the full height not everything needs to line up with window heights, you probably find that your doorways and windows are different heights too. You may never use the…

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Splashers
Mar 26, 2014 1:10 pm
Splashers
Splashers
Splashers
26 March 2014

Benchtop paint

Benchtop paint

If i was spending that money on appliances i would not paint my benchtops. The paint looks alright if done professionally but it will not last and i would never prepare…

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Splashers
Mar 26, 2014 1:07 pm
Splashers
Splashers
Splashers
26 March 2014

Random cabinet questions

Random cabinet questions
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In regards to the March 15th post it seems like he already is mounting a case against you, why else would he say you were intimidating like that. My guess he has done this…

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Splashers
Mar 26, 2014 12:54 pm
Splashers
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Splashers
Mar 26, 2014 12:21 pm
Splashers
Splashers
Splashers
26 March 2014

cooking system... dipped into house funds!......

cooking system... dipped into house funds!......
1, 2

This whole topic seems like a bad publicity stunt personally trying to push a Product for 10x what it is worth.

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Splashers
Mar 26, 2014 12:16 pm
Splashers
Splashers
Splashers
26 March 2014

Handleless kitchen drawers and cupboards

Handleless kitchen drawers and cupboards

Push catches on doors and draws on the bottom half of your kitchen are a nightmare. Every time you lean while cooking, washing or trying to wipe them down they open. Push…

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Splashers
Mar 26, 2014 12:06 pm
Splashers
Splashers
Splashers
26 March 2014

Stone benchtop prices, how much did you pay installed...

Stone benchtop prices, how much did you pay installed...

Hi MT70, Firstly i would be concerned that I was quoted $4700 than they reduced it by a $1000, sounds like the old days of pressure selling, start high and drop until you…

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Splashers
Mar 26, 2014 11:59 am
Splashers
MT70
MT70
25 March 2014

Gas cooktop with electric oven underneath??

Gas cooktop with electric oven underneath??

Its fine but the gas pipe should be a flexible hose when it runs through the same cabinet as the oven, the join to the solid pipework should be in…

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MT70
Mar 25, 2014 6:41 pm
MT70
MR2
MR2
20 March 2014

Rangehoods - which type is best?

Rangehoods - which type is best?
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sounds good, just watch out for this: viewtopic.php?f=16&t=63810 I plan on mounting my fans inside the roof space so the noise generated by them goes through a few more…

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MR2
Mar 20, 2014 6:07 pm
MR2
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
16 March 2014

add on blum softclose replacement hinges

add on blum softclose replacement hinges

Thanks Guys Much appreciated. Would i need one for every hinge? My pantry doors have 4 hinges each and the other doors have 2 hinges each door.…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Mar 16, 2014 4:45 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
anj85
anj85
11 March 2014

Splashback colours - Plasma

Splashback colours - Plasma

Hi all, I'm wondering if anyone has a glass splashback in "Plasma" (one of M3tricon's options). I haven't seen any pictures of how it would look, so have no idea, help?

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anj85
Mar 11, 2014 6:05 pm

With this image u see a better idea in the second solution i would put the fridge in the one of thoses boxes…

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filpe11
Mar 11, 2014 12:18 am
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
10 March 2014

Best placement / location for oven and microwave

Best placement / location for oven and microwave

We had a special column build into the kitchen for the stove and MW. MW above the stove. We hate bending - and hate the MW under the sink style. By having the column we…

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Saint Mike
Mar 10, 2014 8:02 am
Saint Mike


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