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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!......
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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
d@n
d@n
9 March 2014

Which kitchen layout to choose? (pics inside)

Which kitchen layout to choose? (pics inside)

Stove next to the sink in option 1 would be a nightmare. So option 2 but move the sink right to allow for more room on the left.

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d@n
Mar 09, 2014 9:22 pm

You'll find most 60cm European standard size single oven will fit the Ikea oven cabinet as the oven brackets in the cabinets can be adjusted slightly to fit the oven. Here…

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Jaeger LeCoultre
Mar 07, 2014 12:39 am
Albert Hughes
Albert Hughes
6 March 2014

Great Forum

Great Forum

I agree with Leni. I would have 2 pack in my house as my first choice. Only if they are painted by a painter that knows what he is doing. I'm in…

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Albert Hughes
Mar 06, 2014 5:54 pm
d@n
d@n
5 March 2014

Need help with Kitchen Colours!!

Need help with Kitchen Colours!!

If you go too grey and neutral, then it could be lacking some colour and appear sterile.

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d@n
Mar 05, 2014 9:22 am
vladmari
vladmari
4 March 2014

Kitchen height

Kitchen height
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To tell you the truth, now I have no idea what is going to happen :-) I have thought that for $300 I will have only the height of the kicker adjusted and the cabinet doors…

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vladmari
Mar 04, 2014 11:49 am
vladmari

After a bit of playing around I've come up with this: I know the pot drawer widths aren't ideal but with…

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TiredHalo
Mar 03, 2014 7:55 pm
TiredHalo
haveduck
haveduck
1 March 2014

servery behind kitchen island

servery behind kitchen island

We have half our island bench for servery and never use it as everyone just uses the table. We should have made all that area into small…

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haveduck
Mar 01, 2014 11:33 am
haveduck
Breeze-Ins
Breeze-Ins
26 February 2014

Wood Look Tile Splash back

Wood Look Tile Splash back

You might want to look into printed glass. I recently designed a kitchen for a sandstone house and we took a hi res shot of the sandstone outside then did the splashback…

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Breeze-Ins
Feb 26, 2014 8:59 pm
Breeze-Ins
Breeze-Ins
Breeze-Ins
26 February 2014

Small Kitchen Design Help

Small Kitchen Design Help

In similar situations I have incorporated a wall hung shallow pantry unit on an opposite wall that can look like a bit of furniture too. The last one I did consisted of 2…

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Breeze-Ins
Feb 26, 2014 8:04 am
Breeze-Ins
cigness
cigness
20 February 2014

Bencthop weight estimation

Bencthop weight estimation

We managed to lift the bench tops off with only 2 people!! Thanks for the help.

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cigness
Feb 20, 2014 6:03 pm
AussieMark
AussieMark
20 February 2014

Proposed Kitchen Layout - now with dimensions

Proposed Kitchen Layout - now with dimensions

Couple of points. You will have a dead corner which is hard to use. I would switch the door and fridge around so that the fridge is adjacent to the pantry and then the…

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AussieMark
Feb 20, 2014 9:49 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
20 February 2014

Mirrored Overhead Cabinets

Mirrored Overhead Cabinets

Has anyone ever seen or got mirrored overhead cabinets? I would like to go with a mirror splash back and the idea of cabinets has just occurred…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Feb 20, 2014 8:20 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
19 February 2014

Help!

Help!

Just a comment... If you want to upgrade the look of your benchtops without too much expense, go to a granite supplier and see if they…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Feb 19, 2014 11:23 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
18 February 2014

Laminate corner pantry

Laminate corner pantry

Just a quick note guys I very much doubt you would be doing the pantry in laminate! Laminate is 1mm thick material that is contact glued to a substrate. Normally used on…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Feb 18, 2014 12:41 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
robbie55
robbie55
18 February 2014

Where should I put the kitchen sink!?!

Where should I put the kitchen sink!?!
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Yeah I don't think you can do an undermount on a laminate top but maybe CEK can chime in. There are some overmount sinks that come without a drainer though - as mentioned…

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robbie55
Feb 18, 2014 10:39 am
robbie55
PeterThomas
PeterThomas
17 February 2014

Cabinet makers / carpenters: how long does it take?

Cabinet makers / carpenters: how long does it take?

Hi Sammi_O! I may be a little late replying to you but hopefully this should help. Nearly all cabinet makers will order in there Vinyl doors from suppliers to it is hard…

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PeterThomas
Feb 17, 2014 1:30 pm
PeterThomas
PeterThomas
17 February 2014

I need help.Hope it may help who wants to instal new kitchen

I need help.Hope it may help who wants to instal new kitchen

Hi doitself, What type of benchtop's are you getting? Like CuttingEdgeKitchens suggests you can go to a local cabinetmaker and ask them to assist you or you can pop down…

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PeterThomas
Feb 17, 2014 1:23 pm
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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Feb 17, 2014 12:59 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
17 February 2014

Laminate Servery

Laminate Servery

Hi All Does anyone know if a laminate raised servery can be added to a caesarstone island bench after the kitchen has been…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Feb 17, 2014 12:58 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
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Sanna
Feb 15, 2014 11:11 pm
2-cupcakes-pls
2-cupcakes-pls
14 February 2014

Where Can I find Good Conveyor Pizza Ovens for Restaurant ?

Where Can I find Good Conveyor Pizza Ovens for Restaurant ?

hi have you tried a steam combi oven? they are great for pizza and pastries. the combi is just like the ones they use in hotels and restaurants. their ovens use steam…

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2-cupcakes-pls
Feb 14, 2014 6:10 pm
2-cupcakes-pls
Evelin
Evelin
12 February 2014

Splashback Suggestions?

Splashback Suggestions?

I would go for a lighter colour like you suggested similar to Alabaster and a bit of marble effect will be fine. Our cupboards are Alabaster too and our benchtop is the…

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Evelin
Feb 12, 2014 6:11 pm
Bluesuede
Bluesuede
12 February 2014

Recommendations for good built in microwave

Recommendations for good built in microwave

I bought a SMEG microwave (was on sale at appliances online). Works great other than the fact it's bloody noisy. The side vibrates (seems to be a common complaint) but is…

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Bluesuede
Feb 12, 2014 11:42 am
Bluesuede
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
12 February 2014

Laminated plyboard for benchtop with layered wood edge

Laminated plyboard for benchtop with layered wood edge

Jaeger LeCoultre idea above is good. Anyway you go you will have very square edges that can and will get damaged easily! I personally wouldn't do it.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Feb 12, 2014 9:33 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Chinaplate1
Chinaplate1
10 February 2014

Goldline or Electrolux cooktop

Goldline or Electrolux cooktop

Not really, can't cook to save my life, but the wife is a great cook and loves to try new menus. Forgot to mention that was shown new induction cooktop with a bowl shape…

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Chinaplate1
Feb 10, 2014 9:10 pm
Evelin
Evelin
10 February 2014

Support for Granite bench sink cutout

Support for Granite bench sink cutout

can't see that the hole for an undermount sink will be perfect the way you intend to do it. The cut has to be accurate and polished. Stonemasons charge more for it than a…

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Evelin
Feb 10, 2014 12:52 pm
AussieMark
AussieMark
5 February 2014

harn triomax thoughts?

harn triomax thoughts?

Even with lots of drawers the most expensive Blum is a couple of hundred per set let the cost of the Harn units. The issue I had was I could not see them in real life as…

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AussieMark
Feb 05, 2014 10:21 am
applor
applor
5 February 2014

outdoor granite benchtop - is this the right way?

outdoor granite benchtop - is this the right way?

Thanks for your response! I will use plywood instead of MDF then thanks for your suggestion. I have found Masters sell a 500mm steel support bracket, so a pair of those…

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applor
Feb 05, 2014 8:45 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
4 February 2014

Custom Kitchen Nightmare

Custom Kitchen Nightmare

[ Fridge needed to go back a further 2cm, either plumbing is wrong or electrical work-we don't know as we are still waiting on them to pull it out.…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Feb 04, 2014 4:04 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
wixy
wixy
31 January 2014

Recommended kitchen cabinet makers in Melbourne

Recommended kitchen cabinet makers in Melbourne

Thanks for the suggestion, I've bought timber from that place before, but didn't know they did kitchens. Will check them out.

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wixy
Jan 31, 2014 9:30 am
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L_C
Jan 30, 2014 12:32 pm

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