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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
1, 2

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!?!
1, 2

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
AussieMark
AussieMark
30 January 2014

Replacing kitchen doors after handover

Replacing kitchen doors after handover

Emz, speak with the cabinet maker who the builder gets to do the work. In my case the cabinet maker is part of the same group but essentially a different profit center.…

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AussieMark
Jan 30, 2014 11:04 am
bpratt
bpratt
29 January 2014

Dishwasher Suggestions.

Dishwasher Suggestions.
1, 2, 3

Yep, see what you mean, although when the hot water isn't costing me anything (evac tubes, gas boosted only when the storage tank is cold/cool), it probably won't hurt…

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bpratt
Jan 29, 2014 11:32 pm
ThomoT
ThomoT
28 January 2014

Composite Sink Materials

Composite Sink Materials

Thanks PAB_34. That gives me more confidence. We are looking at the black abey D200B, so slightly different black model. But I expect the material will be the same. I…

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ThomoT
Jan 28, 2014 9:32 pm
Evelin
Evelin
28 January 2014

RE: Cabinet handles

RE: Cabinet handles

The price is excellent, the chrome ones are dearer than $6 in Perth. You will be very happy with your choice. What is good about the handle is that the corners are round…

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Evelin
Jan 28, 2014 11:41 am
rognkaz
rognkaz
27 January 2014

Timber Benchtops

Timber Benchtops

Thanks all for your ideas. We ended up going for some beautiful marri raw edge slabs. They will be ready in a few weeks, so exciting. I will post photos as soon as I have 'em.

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rognkaz
Jan 27, 2014 10:31 pm
rognkaz

If you don't like a big island rangehood hanging from the ceiling and you're thinking about getting an induction cooktop, you can have a look at the Bora cooktop with…

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Jaeger LeCoultre
Jan 26, 2014 9:30 am
AJW
AJW
23 January 2014

Are Hettich and Blum hinges etc interchangeable?

Are Hettich and Blum hinges etc interchangeable?

I am in the ACT. Hettich gave me contact details of a local supplier who has been great to deal with so I am sorted. As mentioned my question was more curiosity only…

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AJW
Jan 23, 2014 8:12 pm
ashilleong
ashilleong
23 January 2014

Re-using kitchen cabinets in new kitchen

Re-using kitchen cabinets in new kitchen

There is a second hand kitchen in our rental, so it definately can be done.

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ashilleong
Jan 23, 2014 3:20 pm
ashilleong
dot77
dot77
22 January 2014

Is this diamond gloss laminate join acceptable?

Is this diamond gloss laminate join acceptable?

I wouldn't accept it. We have Diamond Gloss in Pure Mineralstone and the joins are hardly noticeable at all.

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dot77
Jan 22, 2014 9:54 am
KP-HP
KP-HP
21 January 2014

Which comes first: kitchen or floor?

Which comes first: kitchen or floor?

I noticed in a display home this weekend that the flooring was done after even the skirting! So instead of the skirting sitting on top of the flooring, the floor covering…

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KP-HP
Jan 21, 2014 11:12 pm
KP-HP
takeiteasy
takeiteasy
21 January 2014

induction cooktops and ovens.

induction cooktops and ovens.

Thanks cups. I will take a trip down - I am out of Perth.

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takeiteasy
Jan 21, 2014 10:02 am
Lynnie Lou
Lynnie Lou
20 January 2014

Island bench 4.8 m long - will there be any issues?

Island bench 4.8 m long - will there be any issues?

Thanks to you both for the feedback. Looking forward to my extra long bench now :)

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Lynnie Lou
Jan 20, 2014 8:16 pm
shanhow
shanhow
20 January 2014

Builder or kitchen company for kitchen Reno?

Builder or kitchen company for kitchen Reno?

Thanks all for your responses and recommendations. Interestingly we visited 2 of the larger kitchen companies at the start of this project...both of who told us within…

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shanhow
Jan 20, 2014 11:18 am
mr63249
mr63249
14 January 2014

Proposed kitchen design

Proposed kitchen design

IMHO, 627mm is not enough space. I have that in my place and it gets cramped when it comes to washing up pots and plates. I'd be looking at a…

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mr63249
Jan 14, 2014 2:10 pm
ChrisE
ChrisE
14 January 2014

Corian Benchtop and intergrated sinks

Corian Benchtop and intergrated sinks

MJ1 --Its been a while since your post, and I don't know if you've ever reached a resolution. I live in the states, and the Corian is far more common here. The Corian…

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ChrisE
Jan 14, 2014 9:16 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
12 January 2014

FREEDOM KITCHENS - Are they good quality?

FREEDOM KITCHENS - Are they good quality?

You are far better off using a small kitchen company or a cabinet maker. You will get a better quality kitchen for a lot less money and hassle. Small companies usually…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jan 12, 2014 8:55 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens


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