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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…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jan 10, 2014 12:06 pm
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.

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renomart
Jan 09, 2014 6:19 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.

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PHL
Jan 08, 2014 9:43 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.

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bob97
Jan 08, 2014 8:50 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…

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Jaeger LeCoultre
Jan 03, 2014 9:30 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.

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ChargerWA
Jan 02, 2014 11:07 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…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jan 02, 2014 7:01 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…

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JB1
Dec 30, 2013 9:53 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…

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

Please show me your laminate benchtopped kitchens :)

Please show me your laminate benchtopped kitchens :)
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Hi, This is a before and after photo of our renovated kitchen, done about 2.5yrs…

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Danette
Dec 27, 2013 12:44 pm
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…

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TempestSkye
Dec 15, 2013 8:48 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.…

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melf
Dec 11, 2013 8:14 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…

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vzug_combisteamqueen
Dec 09, 2013 6:27 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…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Dec 09, 2013 2:15 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).…

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travelbug
Dec 08, 2013 11:43 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!

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COWIIE
Dec 02, 2013 3:36 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
29 November 2013

Freestanding 900mm Ovens - Induction cooktop

Freestanding 900mm Ovens - Induction cooktop
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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…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Nov 29, 2013 7:43 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.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Nov 26, 2013 5:00 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
deeps
deeps
23 November 2013

Where can I buy Hafele pull out bins??

Where can I buy Hafele pull out bins??
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Yeah, I sat there googling what "Gavins" was?! Do you have a…

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deeps
Nov 23, 2013 7:22 pm
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maximus
Nov 23, 2013 2:13 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…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Nov 23, 2013 8:58 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
xxkatxx
xxkatxx
22 November 2013

identify hinges?

identify hinges?

Thankyou!! :)

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xxkatxx
Nov 22, 2013 1:11 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
20 November 2013

Space between handleless draws?

Space between handleless draws?
1, 2

That is much better! Your drawers are now useable!

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Nov 20, 2013 7:28 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
sandra77
sandra77
19 November 2013

twin pack finish going yellow

twin pack finish going yellow

You didn't get these from Bunnies did you? It sounds exactly like our kitchen cupboard doors did. They are replacing them for the second time now because of the yellowing.…

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sandra77
Nov 19, 2013 2:11 pm
messyjessy1
messyjessy1
18 November 2013

doors - 2 pac or acrylic ?

doors - 2 pac or acrylic ?

Thanks that's really helpful! ::smile::

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messyjessy1
Nov 18, 2013 11:21 am
fmac
fmac
15 November 2013

Kitchen Plan Feedback

Kitchen Plan Feedback

Looking at the original plan I'd possibly stick to something similar but put stove between pantry and fridge and sink where stove is, just a suggestion out of left…

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fmac
Nov 15, 2013 11:08 pm
Kitchenpro
Kitchenpro
15 November 2013

Kitchen with No Handles

Kitchen with No Handles
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Why not look at servo drive for your handle less kitchen? No need for overhangs, channels or shark nose profiles. A little more expensive, but has the wow factor! Here's…

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Kitchenpro
Nov 15, 2013 5:09 pm
kyton
kyton
15 November 2013

falcon ovens

falcon ovens

http://www.appliancesonline.com.au/free ... 10eiss-ch/ This is the one I have - 4yrs on I still love it.

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kyton
Nov 15, 2013 6:46 am
kyton
Rayess
Rayess
12 November 2013

Serving dishes for the table- Share your favourites

Serving dishes for the table- Share your favourites

Maxwell Williams basic white stuff - so when it gets damaged I can just replace the piece at a reasonable cost - and it means I can decorate any…

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Rayess
Nov 12, 2013 8:11 pm
ashilleong
ashilleong
10 November 2013

Plywood kitchen and other joinery

Plywood kitchen and other joinery

He cant remember. Will be seeing the mil soon and will ask then. Her plywood kitchen looks lovely

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ashilleong
Nov 10, 2013 3:18 pm
ashilleong
MyH1Login
MyH1Login
9 November 2013

Pls help me switch up this kitchen a bit :)

Pls help me switch up this kitchen a bit :)

Haha yep I agree display = dust, but some people love spending their time dusting not sure if that was your fancy. It isn't which is good coz man... who has time to dust…

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MyH1Login
Nov 09, 2013 10:20 pm
MyH1Login
crazyas
crazyas
7 November 2013

Shelf in sink/laundry cupboards

Shelf in sink/laundry cupboards

Yes, i was told by my cabinet maker that they don't normally put shelves in the laundry / bathrooms. I just figured lazy cabinet maker, and it wasn't worth making them…

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crazyas
Nov 07, 2013 1:19 pm
bdn
bdn
7 November 2013

Do you have 40mm Caesarstone Edges? Please help me :(

Do you have 40mm Caesarstone Edges? Please help me :(

Probably, CEK. I wasn't too impressed with him at all. He said a few things that contradicted everything I've heard and read elsewhere. Luckily the corners don't bother me…

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bdn
Nov 07, 2013 8:38 am

Pop up power.... Does the job at the…

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PAB_34
Nov 04, 2013 9:08 pm
PAB_34
bdn
bdn
4 November 2013

Kitchen Sinks

Kitchen Sinks

I've never been a drainer person, I am quite happy to put a clean handtowel on the bench and use it to soak up the water for the few things I wash by hand. But I must,…

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bdn
Nov 04, 2013 5:21 pm
2-cupcakes-pls
2-cupcakes-pls
4 November 2013

Double Island?

Double Island?

Didn't they have it in the TV show I can't remember the name but I remember it had Tim Taylor and tool time and the wife's name was Jill ? I am sure that their house had it

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2-cupcakes-pls
Nov 04, 2013 5:05 pm
2-cupcakes-pls
Agape
Agape
4 November 2013

What is in you scullery?

What is in you scullery?
1, 2

We have a walk in pantry (it is open - no door) but not in clear eye line from the main kitchen and living areas. In there we (will) have the main fridge, this will be…

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Agape
Nov 04, 2013 11:54 am
2-cupcakes-pls
2-cupcakes-pls
4 November 2013

Diamond gloss bench tops for kitchen

Diamond gloss bench tops for kitchen

Hi I have had the black diamond gloss in my kitchen for 7 years. Some scratches did show up if you put your nose to it. I am building again and this kitchen it comes with…

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2-cupcakes-pls
Nov 04, 2013 10:38 am
2-cupcakes-pls
2-cupcakes-pls
2-cupcakes-pls
4 November 2013

Appliance (Oven/Microwave) Tower and other layout querries

Appliance (Oven/Microwave) Tower and other layout querries

We have the microwave, the fridges and freezer in butlers pantry We do our reheating in the combi oven. They are out in the main kitchen so they have a great flow around…

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2-cupcakes-pls
Nov 04, 2013 10:29 am
2-cupcakes-pls
Evelin
Evelin
2 November 2013

have appointment with kitchen guys

have appointment with kitchen guys

you might to rethink a glass rangehood over an induction cooktop. that doesn't work always that well and you might find water droplets form on the underside of the glass…

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Evelin
Nov 02, 2013 4:27 pm
MrsGreen
MrsGreen
30 October 2013

Which colour for polyurethane kitchen cabinets

Which colour for polyurethane kitchen cabinets

If you google images, you can find images of installed kitchens with your bench top and cabinet colour together already :)

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MrsGreen
Oct 30, 2013 4:40 pm
MrsGreen
AussieMark
AussieMark
30 October 2013

Current NEFF Offers - Opinions please

Current NEFF Offers - Opinions please

Thanks for the update, I have not ordered yet. I think these offers are always on from time to time and I expect they will be on again before I need them. I have not…

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AussieMark
Oct 30, 2013 1:48 am
MrsGreen
MrsGreen
30 October 2013

Miele Owners - What accessories do you use?

Miele Owners - What accessories do you use?

I'm about to put through my kitchen order and would like to know what accessories you own & get most use out of?

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MrsGreen
Oct 30, 2013 1:48 am
MrsGreen
MrsGreen
MrsGreen
30 October 2013

undermount sink with 1 hole polished, or 2 separate holes?

undermount sink with 1 hole polished, or 2 separate holes?

Flush mount is good if you are concerned with chipping the stone edges around an undermount sink. Single cut out is more practical... although I'm having 2 holes because…

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MrsGreen
Oct 30, 2013 1:01 am
MrsGreen
MrsGreen
MrsGreen
30 October 2013

Different coloured overhead cabinets?

Different coloured overhead cabinets?

Quite often it's the reverse, plain white below (which is usually out of sight because it's behind an island) and a wood grain look or pop of colour up top. Mine will be…

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MrsGreen
Oct 30, 2013 12:33 am
MrsGreen
MrsGreen
MrsGreen
30 October 2013

Buying appliances from overseas

Buying appliances from overseas

There is a thread on Whirlpool all about buying appliances from the UK. It's an old thread but still going strong I believe. Lists companies they did it through, others…

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MrsGreen
Oct 30, 2013 12:18 am
MrsGreen
adgn
adgn
29 October 2013

Scanpan or Circulon?

Scanpan or Circulon?
1, 2

I mentioned Woll on the first…

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adgn
Oct 29, 2013 8:36 pm
Lars
Lars
25 October 2013

1.5m kitchen island bench?

1.5m kitchen island bench?

Yes, have considered a deep bench. It will be 60 cm with 20cm overhang though, so I'm thinking 80 cm is pretty decent really. Gosh this home stuff is hard

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Lars
Oct 25, 2013 7:21 pm


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