Home
Pros
Forum
  • About
  • Join Community
  • Contact
Reply
WatchingStarredHistory
InboxSent
MembersPros
#Unanswered     #Active

Forum
Kitchen Corner
Topics
Author
Replies
Views
Last Post
2
512
Sanna
Feb 15, 2014 10:11 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…

0
269
2-cupcakes-pls
Feb 14, 2014 5:10 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…

5
607
Evelin
Feb 12, 2014 5:11 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…

3
1208
Bluesuede
Feb 12, 2014 10:42 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.

5
1303
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Feb 12, 2014 8:33 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…

5
681
Chinaplate1
Feb 10, 2014 8:10 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…

8
537
Evelin
Feb 10, 2014 11:52 am
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…

3
357
AussieMark
Feb 05, 2014 9:21 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…

2
487
applor
Feb 05, 2014 7:45 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.…

12
1358
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Feb 04, 2014 3:04 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.

2
883
wixy
Jan 31, 2014 8:30 am
1
395
L_C
Jan 30, 2014 11:32 am
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.…

5
1013
AussieMark
Jan 30, 2014 10:04 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…

49
2813
bpratt
Jan 29, 2014 10:32 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…

2
809
ThomoT
Jan 28, 2014 8:32 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…

10
975
Evelin
Jan 28, 2014 10:41 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.

7
1418
rognkaz
Jan 27, 2014 9:31 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…

9
942
Jaeger LeCoultre
Jan 26, 2014 8:30 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…

3
1164
AJW
Jan 23, 2014 7:12 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.

4
579
ashilleong
Jan 23, 2014 2:20 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.

15
3189
dot77
Jan 22, 2014 8:54 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…

10
4185
KP-HP
Jan 21, 2014 10:12 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.

3
466
takeiteasy
Jan 21, 2014 9:02 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 :)

3
449
Lynnie Lou
Jan 20, 2014 7:16 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…

4
699
shanhow
Jan 20, 2014 10:18 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…

5
653
mr63249
Jan 14, 2014 1:10 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…

3
705
ChrisE
Jan 14, 2014 8:16 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…

2
726
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jan 12, 2014 7:55 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
10 January 2014

3600mm benchtop needed

3600mm benchtop needed

and you actually cannot tell that it is 2 different slabs unless you are looking closely and have been told where the join is. This…

4
809
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jan 10, 2014 11:06 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
renomart
renomart
9 January 2014

quality check of cabinet install

quality check of cabinet install

You should not be able to see the small scratches and dents at a minimum distance of 1500 millimetres under normal lighting conditions.

3
665
renomart
Jan 09, 2014 5:19 pm
renomart
PHL
PHL
8 January 2014

Island Bench Length/Depth

Island Bench Length/Depth

Simple; we went with 30mm stone for a larger overhang. Doesn't cost that much more.

17
4112
PHL
Jan 08, 2014 8:43 pm
bob97
bob97
8 January 2014

Rough edging on laminex

Rough edging on laminex

Thanks. The chipping is on the melamine board so looks like it is what u say... A badly setup saw.

2
474
bob97
Jan 08, 2014 7:50 pm
Jaeger LeCoultre
Jaeger LeCoultre
3 January 2014

Standards for installation of a Microwave

Standards for installation of a Microwave

I prefer putting the middle of the microwave slightly below eye level so you can see what's happening inside. Not many microwave opens the other way, I know Gaggenau has…

4
1451
Jaeger LeCoultre
Jan 03, 2014 8:30 am
ChargerWA
ChargerWA
2 January 2014

Granite Bench Question

Granite Bench Question

Get a quote from your local stonemason. They are they only people who will have the big diamond blade saw to cut it and the epoxy to glue it back together.

1
375
ChargerWA
Jan 02, 2014 10:07 pm
ChargerWA
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
2 January 2014

Vinly wrap or laminate kitchen cabinets - which is better?

Vinly wrap or laminate kitchen cabinets - which is better?

So the laminex crystal gloss would cost more than the vinyl wrap? Sent from my iPhone using…

19
7499
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jan 02, 2014 6:01 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
JB1
JB1
30 December 2013

Window Splashback full length?

Window Splashback full length?

Frying is fine, I just use a mesh frying pan cover when I do. Stops most of the oil splatter. I think a lot of people don't really deep fry on the stove these days due to…

9
1558
JB1
Dec 30, 2013 8:53 pm
AJW
AJW
28 December 2013

vinyl wrap shaker kitchen, how much extra???

vinyl wrap shaker kitchen, how much extra???

Laminex and Polytec are two different not to mention…

8
1121
AJW
Dec 28, 2013 7:38 am
Danette
Danette
27 December 2013

Please show me your laminate benchtopped kitchens :)

Please show me your laminate benchtopped kitchens :)
1, 2

Hi, This is a before and after photo of our renovated kitchen, done about 2.5yrs…

38
13172
Danette
Dec 27, 2013 11:44 am
Danette
TempestSkye
TempestSkye
15 December 2013

Dream Kitchen Inspiration

Dream Kitchen Inspiration

Reviving this thread for a bit of fun. I finally narrowed my favourite kitchens down to 4: My absolute…

7
1518
TempestSkye
Dec 15, 2013 7:48 am
melf
melf
11 December 2013

Cooktop to splashback distance

Cooktop to splashback distance

Thanks for the replies. The kitchen guy called me today and sent the stone guys back out. They advised that they would guarantee it as is or would change it if we want.…

6
920
melf
Dec 11, 2013 7:14 pm
vzug_combisteamqueen
vzug_combisteamqueen
9 December 2013

V-ZUG kitchen appliances

V-ZUG kitchen appliances
1, 2

If you need recipe ideas or assistance with cooking in your VZUG Combi-Steam I'd love you to join me on my blog www.combi-steamqueen.blogspot.com or on Facebook and…

22
17495
vzug_combisteamqueen
Dec 09, 2013 5:27 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
9 December 2013

Bench top join in sink area

Bench top join in sink area

Yep contact the manufacturer. Very few kitchen companies actually use bamboo tops. I wouldn't put a join in the sink area as it would be difficult to join properly and…

3
574
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Dec 09, 2013 1:15 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
travelbug
travelbug
8 December 2013

Gloss vs Matt and cost of 4 soft close drawers in pantry.

Gloss vs Matt and cost of 4 soft close drawers in pantry.

I didn't pay any difference for diamond gloss benchtop. I guess it depends on the kitchen company. Mine charges $50 extra for soft close drawers or doors (each one).…

1
495
travelbug
Dec 08, 2013 10:43 am
COWIIE
COWIIE
2 December 2013

Old kitchen tap

Old kitchen tap

Thanks everyone for your input. I've had a look at bunnings and found some mixers that I like. I also like the idea of putting the soap dispenser over the other hole!

11
1492
COWIIE
Dec 02, 2013 2:36 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
29 November 2013

Freestanding 900mm Ovens - Induction cooktop

Freestanding 900mm Ovens - Induction cooktop
1, 2

Well, I also think that freestanding ovens can make the kitchen more romantic in a way, as Tracyw and joane mentioned earlier. Personally, I have…

21
4929
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Nov 29, 2013 6:43 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
26 November 2013

Fixed cooktop or portable free standing?

Fixed cooktop or portable free standing?

It depends on your design and how much you intend on using the cooktop! Only you know this.

1
421
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Nov 26, 2013 4:00 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
deeps
deeps
23 November 2013

Where can I buy Hafele pull out bins??

Where can I buy Hafele pull out bins??
1, 2

Yeah, I sat there googling what "Gavins" was?! Do you have a…

33
3124
deeps
Nov 23, 2013 6:22 pm
1
433
maximus
Nov 23, 2013 1:13 pm
maximus
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
23 November 2013

formica help

formica help

Yeah wouldn't be a problem if we weren't overseas on holidays..needed to make a decision today. Rang formica and they said mist grey wasn't even…

3
367
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Nov 23, 2013 7:58 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
xxkatxx
xxkatxx
22 November 2013

identify hinges?

identify hinges?

Thankyou!! :)

3
363
xxkatxx
Nov 22, 2013 12:11 am


Featured Professional

A Splash of Glass supplies Glass splashbacks,shower screens frameless and semi frameless, Glass pool fencing installed DIY available, trade welcome, mirrors and more, free quotes available. Check out our website for more information.

Perth WA
Contact Us
Related Professionals
Browsing this forum

No registered users and 6 guests

Australia's largest home building and
renovation community
Homeone
About

Terms
Privacy

Follow homeone on FacebookFollow homeone on TwitterFollow homeone on Google+
All comments made express the views and opinions of the author and not the Administrators, Support nor Homeone Australia & New Zealand
© Homeone Australia & New Zealand All Rights Reserved ‎2001 - 2017