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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?
1, 2, 3

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
1, 2

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
kexkez
kexkez
9 July 2013

Cast Iron vs Enamel trivets

Cast Iron vs Enamel trivets

Welcome back. Hope you start a thread on your new block and planned build. 2

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kexkez
Jul 09, 2013 12:16 pm
kexkez

Updating a Tassie Oak Kitchen with Caesrstone bench tops

Updating a Tassie Oak Kitchen with Caesrstone bench tops

Have a look at Granite Transformations for your bench tops. They use your existing laminate and I think basically put a stone veneer on top. More…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jul 09, 2013 6:55 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens

I got a Miele glass rangehood (see below) and even it's only got 650m3 air flow it's still quite strong. I also like the fact that a glass rangehood doesn't look as bulky…

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Jaeger LeCoultre
Jul 08, 2013 9:39 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
8 July 2013

programs

programs

It may not be regarded as a true Pro CAD program by a lot of professions that you mention in the same light as say Autocad or Archicad but I have seen a couple of houses…

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Stewie D
Jul 08, 2013 8:29 am
craigmh
craigmh
4 July 2013

Kitchen Benchtops and mini-reno

Kitchen Benchtops and mini-reno

Can you do it yourself? If your happy with ikea stuff it sounds like it could all easily be accomodated with their items. Benchtop you could go to someone like Proform…

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craigmh
Jul 04, 2013 11:57 am

built in microwave - niche size

built in microwave - niche size

[ The width of the oven is 595 ( so altogether it can only cover that space when built into the tower) and the cabinet maker says the tower would…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jun 29, 2013 3:44 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens

Cutting laminate bench top for sink....

Cutting laminate bench top for sink....

What's not orthodox about cutting the top in place?? We install the laminate tops and screw them off in the…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jun 29, 2013 9:19 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Kirstenl
Kirstenl
26 June 2013

Set of 3 or 4???

Set of 3 or 4???

I'm thinking I should go with function over form then haha!! Don't want issues down the line especially as these drawers will have heavy pots in them! Thanks for…

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Kirstenl
Jun 26, 2013 6:44 pm
judydg
judydg
25 June 2013

Ilve Ovens

Ilve Ovens

I have an 80cm freestanding oven still going strong after 14 years. It does take a while to heat up tho and you need to make sure it is in the right mode to heat up also.

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judydg
Jun 25, 2013 12:20 pm

What appliances are installed as part of the build?

What appliances are installed as part of the build?

It depends if the cost of the dishwasher and fridge are included in the contract. If they are they I would expect the builder to fit them. If they are not then it is your…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jun 24, 2013 5:31 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Stewie D
Stewie D
21 June 2013

Kitchen newbie

Kitchen newbie

Addison001 your smoke alarms should not be in the kitchen but just outside the kitchen door or if you have a kitchen/dining/lounge open plan house then move the alarm to…

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Stewie D
Jun 21, 2013 10:44 am
ruud
ruud
20 June 2013

Dishwasher / Oven Stove connection cost

Dishwasher / Oven Stove connection cost

There is a ducted gas heating system about 5-8m outside.

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ruud
Jun 20, 2013 9:07 am
travelbug
travelbug
19 June 2013

oven, griller and microwave

oven, griller and microwave

I did see a microwave with grill. Thought it sounded strange. Will investigate further. Thanks.

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travelbug
Jun 19, 2013 4:34 pm
Building Newbie
Building Newbie
19 June 2013

Please Share: Pics of White & Chocolate Kitchens :)

Please Share: Pics of White & Chocolate Kitchens :)

Not a white kitchen but darker with white benchtop & if you wanted you could go a white/pearl glass splashback. We have gone red as our feature Just thought I would let…

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Building Newbie
Jun 19, 2013 4:13 pm
babiegirl24
babiegirl24
19 June 2013

New NEFF Gas Cooktop for Sale

New NEFF Gas Cooktop for Sale

Brand New NEFF Gas Cook top for sale still in the box. Dimensions 910mm Long x 540mm Wide. Black gloss look RRP $2,700 selling for my partner for $1,950. Selling for my…

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babiegirl24
Jun 19, 2013 11:58 am


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