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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 4:00 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 9:16 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 2:14 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 4:15 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 11:40 pm
hachy
hachy
14 July 2013

dishwasher installation

dishwasher installation

nuriootpa in the barossa…

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hachy
Jul 14, 2013 10:44 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 12, 2013 12:17 am
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 3:48 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 1:16 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 7:55 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 10:39 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 9:29 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 12:57 pm

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 4:44 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 10:19 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 7:44 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 1:20 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 6:31 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 11:44 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 10:07 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 5:34 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 5:13 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 12:58 pm
EmyN
EmyN
19 June 2013

Overhaed cupboards- rangehood

Overhaed cupboards- rangehood

I'm sorry I'm a bit thick on Wednesdays. Are you saying it looks strange with the cornice directly off the cabinets like that? Are you proposing there should be some…

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EmyN
Jun 19, 2013 10:32 am
EmyN
brutus
brutus
17 June 2013

Kitchen bench/table combo's ?

Kitchen bench/table combo's ?

thanks for the opinions so far...taken on board.

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brutus
Jun 17, 2013 10:30 pm
JKay
JKay
16 June 2013

Kitchen installers/Cabinet Makers in Oxenford area - Qld

Kitchen installers/Cabinet Makers in Oxenford area - Qld

Mainly for our Qld residents. We are looking at renovating our investment property’s kitchen in the not too distant future and was wandering if you could provide some…

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JKay
Jun 16, 2013 1:42 pm

Kitchen Handles

Kitchen Handles

That is the standard way of putting handles on. Unfortunately if you wanted then all horizontal you should have told the installer.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jun 15, 2013 10:24 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
travelbug
travelbug
14 June 2013

Portofiino benchtop

Portofiino benchtop

Has anyone had one of these installed? I saw them in a showroom and love the look but don't know anythingh about it. It's 52mm thick and looks like stone but is warm to…

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travelbug
Jun 14, 2013 2:58 pm
Evelin
Evelin
14 June 2013

Polytec Marni Lini and which white?

Polytec Marni Lini and which white?

Hi, at the moment I like Polytec's Marni Lini in Finegrain for some doors of my kitchen. But I don't know which of the Polytec or Laminex whites would be the right white…

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Evelin
Jun 14, 2013 12:51 pm
PHL
PHL
13 June 2013

Electric vs hybrid (electric/induction - Electrolux) cooktop

Electric vs hybrid (electric/induction - Electrolux) cooktop

I dont have gas running in my house either, but i am going to get gas kitchen hot plate and oven. We are going to get a 9kg bottle and run the…

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PHL
Jun 13, 2013 11:36 pm
PHL
PHL
13 June 2013

Blum Tip-On: reliable?

Blum Tip-On: reliable?

Happy to report the TipOns are performing perfectly, even with the heavier crockery drawers that are used daily. Even the pots drawer are fine, and we have a lot of Le…

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PHL
Jun 13, 2013 11:29 pm
Jetpatcher
Jetpatcher
13 June 2013

Stone bench top advice

Stone bench top advice

This is exactly what we have just had installed (pretty much same length too) and is no problem at all. Ours is a Ceasarstone benchtop 40mm thick with waterfall end and…

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Jetpatcher
Jun 13, 2013 6:31 pm
deluxes
deluxes
13 June 2013

Adelaide Glass Splashbacks

Adelaide Glass Splashbacks

Our mate works for Splashbackit But i think they specialise in Metaline ones - they look great, like glass but a fraction of the price. http://www.splashbackit.com We…

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deluxes
Jun 13, 2013 11:49 am
deluxes
MR2
MR2
13 June 2013

900mm Oven Stack

900mm Oven Stack

Keep in mind with 90cm wide wall ovens, with a good portion of them the controls are on the left or right, so you loose a fair amount of oven space

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MR2
Jun 13, 2013 8:17 am
MR2
Mumtomonkeys
Mumtomonkeys
12 June 2013

Kitchen decisions begin

Kitchen decisions begin

Wow! Amazing! For my galley kitchen I'm going vinyl wrap gloss polar white to oven bench, overhead a mix of dark grey Perspex and laminex sublime teak open shelves,…

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Mumtomonkeys
Jun 12, 2013 6:54 pm
Kirstenl
Kirstenl
12 June 2013

Kitchen colours

Kitchen colours

I think a mix of sheen and gloss would be nice!!

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Kirstenl
Jun 12, 2013 3:40 pm

Black laminate benchtop

Black laminate benchtop

one thing good about black laminate benchtop is that they are mostly Low maintenance and cost…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jun 11, 2013 9:54 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
MR2
MR2
11 June 2013

Schweigen rangehood

Schweigen rangehood

What are schweigen's quoted db's at what meter for the motors? keep in mind that high frequencies are VERY directional, so if someone has their motor exit pointing up…

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MR2
Jun 11, 2013 11:44 am
MR2
adgn
adgn
10 June 2013

Recommend me a new saucepan set

Recommend me a new saucepan set

I have ended my search with a Woll Nowo Titatium. German made... $$$$... detachable handle(easy to put in oven and remove handle then put handle back on to take out of…

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adgn
Jun 10, 2013 10:13 pm
Cody Drysdale
Cody Drysdale
10 June 2013

Drawers vs Shelves for Pantry

Drawers vs Shelves for Pantry

I think if you are used t reaching in for things, go with the higher shelves. I on the other hand, forget about…

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Cody Drysdale
Jun 10, 2013 4:34 pm
Cody Drysdale

Ill add my 2c in as we were in the same boat...the kitchen especially in open plan houses is perhaps the most standout area, not to mention the most used as well. We…

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comfortablywacky
Jun 09, 2013 2:21 pm
comfortablywacky
travisaus
travisaus
7 June 2013

Oven Towers - side by side or on top?

Oven Towers - side by side or on top?
1, 2

I have 4 in a tower configuration going in.. Bottom is 2 ovens Top left is a convection micro and top right is a coffee machine. All black too (Smeg Linear range).

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travisaus
Jun 07, 2013 12:41 pm
Konrad
Konrad
1 June 2013

bushfire 12.5 rating for external motor rangehoods- RESOLVED

bushfire 12.5 rating for external motor rangehoods- RESOLVED

An update - I ended up just buying it! I figured it was too good a deal to wait for someone else to buy as it was literally 50% off!! . For some reason the store wanted…

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Konrad
Jun 01, 2013 11:42 pm
PaulMac
PaulMac
27 May 2013

Our new kitchen

Our new kitchen
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Thanks Tina and Jen, that could be an option.... :th:

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PaulMac
May 27, 2013 1:46 pm

My kitchen design has changed and the kitchen has been ordered. The carcase is 780cm high. From the left, next to the pantry (box in grey), follows 1 x 60cm tall cabinet…

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Evelin
May 27, 2013 10:46 am
ChrisE
ChrisE
27 May 2013

Where do you keep your tupperware/plasticware?

Where do you keep your tupperware/plasticware?

Oh, RS, how deep are the shelves in your WIP??? I'm envious of how closely they match the depth of your modular mate containers, and wonder which came first? My empty…

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ChrisE
May 27, 2013 8:21 am
inglewood
inglewood
25 May 2013

Which white for our kitchen cupboards?? - any ideas?

Which white for our kitchen cupboards?? - any ideas?

Hi, Have you decided which white yet? I'm having a similar dilemma... tossing up between polar white, white and…

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inglewood
May 25, 2013 8:35 pm
inglewood
BayLeaf
BayLeaf
23 May 2013

undermount sinks - opinions

undermount sinks - opinions
1, 2

We have an Oliveri Professional Series Undermount sink and have been thrilled with it. We have two square bowls which work really well and looks very smart in our kitchen.…

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BayLeaf
May 23, 2013 9:29 pm
Someday
Someday
23 May 2013

Ocean foam - caesarstone

Ocean foam - caesarstone

I think they just join two 20mm layes together - it looks seamless. I am getting the same stone. Just need to find a white vinyl to…

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Someday
May 23, 2013 5:30 pm


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