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CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
11 September 2013

Help! Maximum thickness of laminate benchtop

Help! Maximum thickness of laminate benchtop

If it's a laminate edge then you can have whatever edge thickness you want. If it is a gloss Acrylic edge then the thickest you can go is roughly…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Sep 11, 2013 6:08 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
7 September 2013

Tesrol or Polytec Vacuum Doors

Tesrol or Polytec Vacuum Doors

Totally agree with Candyman, Tesrol doors are second to none!

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Sep 07, 2013 7:31 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
liatula
liatula
6 September 2013

Recommend Kitchen cabinet maker/joiner in the Melb Bay area

Recommend Kitchen cabinet maker/joiner in the Melb Bay area

Hi AM, I am familiar with Touchwood Cabinetry, they seem very professional but they are VERY Expensive. Much more than I can afford. I will look into the other 2. Thank you L

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liatula
Sep 06, 2013 10:57 pm
Ari
Ari
6 September 2013

Regarding Bulkheads to overhead cupboards

Regarding Bulkheads to overhead cupboards

They haven't painted above the cupboards but have everywhere else which is interesting. At least the painters realise the bulkhead isn't there

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Ari
Sep 06, 2013 7:19 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
6 September 2013

dishwasher height problem!!!

dishwasher height problem!!!

Only problem with that is the line of the bench top sits in front of where the floor can stop and still be covered by a kicker or plinth on the…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Sep 06, 2013 7:13 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
netski78
netski78
5 September 2013

IKAL kitchens Perth

IKAL kitchens Perth

Hi, Just wondering if you used Ikal? We have had a quote from them too and were looking for reviews. Thannks

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netski78
Sep 05, 2013 5:16 pm
snuck
snuck
4 September 2013

Belling 900mm cooktop interior space

Belling 900mm cooktop interior space

My builder does an allowance for kitchen appliances - I've found what I want largely within that PHEW! The belling - I finally tracked it down "maximum recommended…

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snuck
Sep 04, 2013 6:03 pm
snuck
ozwrangler
ozwrangler
3 September 2013

Installing underbench oven

Installing underbench oven

Vinyl wrap cupboards :( Mine have vinyl spontaneously peeling off, but not near the oven. Oven takes some time to cool, seals worn, but still no problem. Only the door…

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ozwrangler
Sep 03, 2013 9:35 pm
timtam123
timtam123
3 September 2013

Kitchens - Ikea vs Bunnings vs Masters

Kitchens - Ikea vs Bunnings vs Masters

Thanks~! I have been looking at 2nd hand ones, but most seem to go for close to what a new kit one would be :-)

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timtam123
Sep 03, 2013 10:53 am
michaeltsikov
michaeltsikov
1 September 2013

Kitchen colour help!

Kitchen colour help!

the color doesn't pleasing to the eyes.. do you have any other selection?

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michaeltsikov
Sep 01, 2013 4:02 pm
michaeltsikov
michaeltsikov
michaeltsikov
31 August 2013

Repainting a pink kitchen??

Repainting a pink kitchen??

I would suggest a modern design kitchen with a touch of black/white classy look. An Island in the middle of the kitchen will also look great.

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michaeltsikov
Aug 31, 2013 5:51 pm
michaeltsikov
colIDS
colIDS
30 August 2013

Our kitchen color scheme mistake

Our kitchen color scheme mistake

Dark grey cupboards would look great with those colours. But if you want to brighten the lace up, white walls would be a days job!

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colIDS
Aug 30, 2013 7:30 pm
Prinny
Prinny
30 August 2013

Appliances for kit kitchens

Appliances for kit kitchens

Thank you I have taken your advice and gone with the package they are selling at the place we bought the kitchen

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Prinny
Aug 30, 2013 1:54 pm
fortheloveofhouses
fortheloveofhouses
27 August 2013

Anyone used a window for a splashback and any regrets?

Anyone used a window for a splashback and any regrets?
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Maximus - I love the example you offered. Everyone is doing the window above bench but are opting for a window that fits neatly between cupboards and benchtop. This…

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fortheloveofhouses
Aug 27, 2013 11:37 am
Stewie D
Stewie D
26 August 2013

Paint behind Starphire Glass Splashback

Paint behind Starphire Glass Splashback

As the others have said above and see the photos I posted in this thread here... viewtopic.php?f=16&t=13838&p=1066146#p1066146 I don't think you'll have any problems with…

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Stewie D
Aug 26, 2013 1:42 pm
BellaButterfly
BellaButterfly
23 August 2013

Buying UK taps

Buying UK taps

Where did you source your taps from ?? I just…

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BellaButterfly
Aug 23, 2013 4:59 pm
BellaButterfly
xxkatxx
xxkatxx
22 August 2013

Tolerance for cabinet dimensions and placement

Tolerance for cabinet dimensions and placement

our SS is going to sort out for us! :) I think they were allowing for overhang on the 3m section for some odd reason and the island bench who knows?!

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xxkatxx
Aug 22, 2013 8:55 pm
Jen1977
Jen1977
22 August 2013

Will this look stupid???

Will this look stupid???

The island is 3.0m long, 1.2m wide. We went with the 3.0m length as that was the longest you could get without needing a join

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Jen1977
Aug 22, 2013 5:25 am
staceyd
staceyd
20 August 2013

Fighting the "insurance issue"

Fighting the "insurance issue"

I should have come back and updated! In the end they have removed the included appliances and agreed to leave a gap for a 900mm oven and range. The credit was pretty lame,…

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staceyd
Aug 20, 2013 10:05 am
Ari
Ari
16 August 2013

Plumbing behind fridge - affect the depth?

Plumbing behind fridge - affect the depth?
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Wow that's the 3rd post I've read in the last 5 minutes directing to that site ^^^

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Ari
Aug 16, 2013 3:19 pm
TinaG
TinaG
15 August 2013

Kitchen companies & builders...

Kitchen companies & builders...

Our builder has a "recommended" cabinet maker, but you can use anyone in town you like. The cabinet maker does our kitchen install. The builder would not install a DIY…

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TinaG
Aug 15, 2013 4:29 pm
deluxes
deluxes
13 August 2013

Caesarstone Shiitake? Any benchtop pics?

Caesarstone Shiitake? Any benchtop pics?

Hi All, We are highly favouring Caesarstone Shiitake as our benchtop choice at the moment, just wondering if there is anyone out there who has used it and has any pics…

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deluxes
Aug 13, 2013 4:12 pm
deluxes
chippy
chippy
12 August 2013

Pot Drawers

Pot Drawers

It is a Hettich cutlery tray. You can even get inserts that fit into the larger spots that will hold knives in a timber block or spice bottles. They come in various sizes…

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chippy
Aug 12, 2013 11:29 pm
chippy
Adam.M
Adam.M
9 August 2013

diy template and substrate

diy template and substrate

The kitchen substrate or carcass is relatively easy to install. A bit fiddle but if you are ok with a drill you will be fine. I even went to the extent of having the…

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Adam.M
Aug 09, 2013 9:32 am
chippy
chippy
8 August 2013

Kitchen Cabinet Handles - Perth

Kitchen Cabinet Handles - Perth

There's also Galvin's hardware just down the road from Hettich (on the other side of the road). Between them and Hettich you should find something you like. Laminex have…

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chippy
Aug 08, 2013 12:20 am
chippy
Kirstenl
Kirstenl
7 August 2013

Can I pick your brain CEK?

Can I pick your brain CEK?

So I am heading back to the cabinet maker tomorrow with a sketch of what I would like. If I keep the same number of cupboard doors, sets of drawers, overheads etc but…

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Kirstenl
Aug 07, 2013 7:59 pm
PTG
PTG
2 August 2013

Drawers VS cupboards

Drawers VS cupboards
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In our kitchen make-over we had the dishwasher removed (because we never used it) and three wide deep drawers replaced it. The cabinetmaker who made them ensured he made…

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PTG
Aug 02, 2013 9:45 pm
PTG
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
1 August 2013

Kitchen cabinet doors and countertops

Kitchen cabinet doors and countertops

Wow AJW you are right, its from 2004. It appeared at the top of my forum feed. Very strange!

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Aug 01, 2013 5:53 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens

Has anyone used Impala? We were very unhappy.

Has anyone used Impala? We were very unhappy.

4) They glued two pieces of CStone together to make it 40mm and so now you can see a line all the way along our…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jul 31, 2013 7:26 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
its
its
28 July 2013

Water Pipe / Outlet for Fridge

Water Pipe / Outlet for Fridge

Thanks guys.. after some thought we are getting it done during build.. Now its a matter of wether we buy a fridge that actually uses it :P

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its
Jul 28, 2013 12:34 pm
PHL
PHL
26 July 2013

Well now I am thoroughly depressed!

Well now I am thoroughly depressed!
1, 2

One option, which would give you more strength for the same price, is to go with 30mm stone; we found that it was cheaper than 40mm especially if they do it properly with a…

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PHL
Jul 26, 2013 11:02 pm
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
25 July 2013

Please help us!!

Please help us!!

Hi, take a look at the kitchens on the "show us your kitchen" thread here. Some good combos there too.

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Treeseachanger
Jul 25, 2013 9:09 pm
McKinnon
McKinnon
25 July 2013

Which brand of Saucepans should I get??

Which brand of Saucepans should I get??

I have an Ilve Induction. I have two Le Creuset Cassaroles which I use and are great. My first purchase was a box of Induction Circulon. It is not as good as my Scanpan…

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McKinnon
Jul 25, 2013 4:35 pm
Kitchenpro
Kitchenpro
25 July 2013

New kitchen ideas: pantries and corners?

New kitchen ideas: pantries and corners?

Hi Alasdair, For corner cupboards, I prefer corner drawer units from Blum. Tests we have done shows you pick up 30% more space than a standard corner cupboard with a…

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Kitchenpro
Jul 25, 2013 4:02 pm
Slightly Random
Slightly Random
25 July 2013

Clark sinks - sound deadening?

Clark sinks - sound deadening?

Yep, they're self-adhesive. Some sinks have a coating sprayed on the entire underside of the sink but others have a rectangular rubber or bitumen pad glued on the…

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Slightly Random
Jul 25, 2013 1:57 pm
Slightly Random

can you change the back door so it opens the other way in, and wont hit the open front loader door? if you are going to have the washer in the…

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Jaeger LeCoultre
Jul 24, 2013 8:43 pm
kiwi
kiwi
24 July 2013

Our Budget Kitchen Reno

Our Budget Kitchen Reno

white subway tiles..so the bench is the feature. it looks MINT

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kiwi
Jul 24, 2013 1:55 pm
kiwi
toony
toony
24 July 2013

Pull Out Sink Mixers - thoughts?

Pull Out Sink Mixers - thoughts?

The coil style delatite13 posted, we have this style hose in the shower and have had it for 5 or 6 years and only recently did I notice a bit of scum on it. In saying,…

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toony
Jul 24, 2013 12:43 pm
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Evelin
Jul 23, 2013 3:30 pm

Traps for double bowl sink + dishwasher

Traps for double bowl sink + dishwasher

Hi all, I have a double bowl sink and a dishwasher which has been plumbed the standard, cheap way with one trap. There's an extension over to…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jul 22, 2013 7:53 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens

Kitchen companies: Masters, GoodGuys, etc? Who to trust?

Kitchen companies: Masters, GoodGuys, etc? Who to trust?

You can get a much better quality kitchen for less through a smaller kitchen company or cabinet maker. I personally find it is much better dealing with a company that…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jul 22, 2013 7:42 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Building Newbie
Building Newbie
21 July 2013

Did I go ok? Post-color nerves...

Did I go ok? Post-color nerves...

Colours are such a personal thing & I think personality has a lot to do with it. Your colours look great & its very neutral so anything will go

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Building Newbie
Jul 21, 2013 11:36 am
gootza
gootza
19 July 2013

Diamond Gloss Laminate Acrylic Edging

Diamond Gloss Laminate Acrylic Edging
1, 2

It can get streaky but I use surface…

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gootza
Jul 19, 2013 3:00 pm
gootza

Kitchen Reno - Northern Beaches

Kitchen Reno - Northern Beaches

If you want to start replacing drawers and using softclose fittings you might aswell just replace the carcuss. They are actually the cheapest part of a kitchen. Its the…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jul 19, 2013 8:16 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
custard
custard
18 July 2013

white gloss walls in kitchen

white gloss walls in kitchen

Hey Kat, I tend to agree with Pressed Metal Girl in that gloss will highlight any imperfections. But in saying that, low sheen should be fine for cleaning and light…

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custard
Jul 18, 2013 1:14 pm
craigmh
craigmh
16 July 2013

Supply and install laminate benchtop SOR

Supply and install laminate benchtop SOR

I'm SOR so if ya need a hand I might be able to give ya one. (Help you, not do it for you) Otherwise get the name of the people Ikea put you onto, those guys will do…

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craigmh
Jul 16, 2013 3:15 pm
Mekis
Mekis
15 July 2013

Who designs my kitchen?

Who designs my kitchen?

That's one of the things I am most concerned about- having features that aren't practical that will drive me nuts in years to come. This forum has already given me heaps…

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Mekis
Jul 15, 2013 10:40 pm
hachy
hachy
14 July 2013

dishwasher installation

dishwasher installation

nuriootpa in the barossa…

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hachy
Jul 14, 2013 9:44 pm
hachy
Kirstenl
Kirstenl
11 July 2013

Square edge profile on drawers

Square edge profile on drawers

Thanks for your input CEK! Appreciate your advice!

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Kirstenl
Jul 11, 2013 11:17 pm
amgsl55
amgsl55
10 July 2013

Advice required with our outdoor kitchen

Advice required with our outdoor kitchen

It was actually mediation not court. The cabinet maker did not turn up he sent his mum instead. They claimed that they had reimbursed my $500 overpayment on 20/12/12 - i…

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amgsl55
Jul 10, 2013 2:48 pm


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