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Splashers
Splashers
2 March 2013

bamboo plywood for kitchens?

bamboo plywood for kitchens?

The problem for plywoods is they bow and buckle unless fix to solid surfaces. With our climates I wouldnt use plywood for doors, i have seen it tried and failed on many…

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Splashers
Mar 02, 2013 11:37 am
Splashers

Laundry-which doors vinyl vs laminate

Laundry-which doors vinyl vs laminate

Remember they are not actually laminate doors. They are a melamine door with a 1 or 2mm pvc edge. Laminate is actually a totally different product, its 1mm thick and glued…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Mar 02, 2013 11:32 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Splashers
Splashers
2 March 2013

ideas to make kitchen layout different

ideas to make kitchen layout different

The only problem with the sink in the island is that it is in the middle of the bench and makes it hard to utilize the space properly. The sink divides the bench into 2…

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Splashers
Mar 02, 2013 11:03 am
Splashers
sbryzak
sbryzak
27 February 2013

stainless steel range hood

stainless steel range hood

One post and a link to a commercial product.. I smell spam!

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sbryzak
Feb 27, 2013 11:03 am
1rocky
1rocky
24 February 2013

Location of dishwasher

Location of dishwasher

we will have the dishwasher in the island bench along with the sink in the island bench will also be the pull out bin and also the rack for the tea towels opposite…

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1rocky
Feb 24, 2013 6:57 pm
suh
suh
23 February 2013

To do a Waterfall Bench with Terracota Tiles.

To do a Waterfall Bench with Terracota Tiles.

Nice granite :) yeah keep the front simple. Couldn't get the link for the pattern but I understand what you mean.

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suh
Feb 23, 2013 5:09 am
suh
Southies
Southies
21 February 2013

Combined Walloven & M/Wave Unit

Combined Walloven & M/Wave Unit

thank you all for your input ! ::

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Southies
Feb 21, 2013 1:58 pm
Southies
+Tbrown2012
+Tbrown2012
18 February 2013

Kitchen bi fold windows

Kitchen bi fold windows

Thanks for the pics stewie. Looking forward to your pics travisaus. We have kept our 5 panel bifolds in the kitchen design whih should also have view over alfresco and…

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+Tbrown2012
Feb 18, 2013 2:18 pm
Dreamer
Dreamer
17 February 2013

Quality of underside finish to Essastone breakfast bar?

Quality of underside finish to Essastone breakfast bar?

That is terrible!!! We have 40mm Caesarstone and the breakfast bar overhang is polished underneath.

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Dreamer
Feb 17, 2013 9:56 pm

Seriously if anyones opting for a ceramic Butlers sink check out the Domsjo from ikea. At $300 bucks its a killer, anyone who thinks that their Villeroy and Bosh at $1800…

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Wandin Valley
Feb 16, 2013 9:52 pm
Wandin Valley
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
16 February 2013

Pot drawers - bench depth

Pot drawers - bench depth

Hey xxKatxx I was worried about the same thing and it was not something I had noticed until after we had signed off on plans (major internal…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Feb 16, 2013 5:48 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
14 February 2013

Cleaning Granite Benchtops

Cleaning Granite Benchtops
1, 2

That is not right. Granite is a pourose natural product…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Feb 14, 2013 2:16 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
14 February 2013

Small kitchen, island bench size

Small kitchen, island bench size

It really depends on the layout of your room. Without more information we would be just guessing. But in my experience an island unit in a small kitchen can actually…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Feb 14, 2013 12:41 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
14 February 2013

Melamine edging seperating near range hood

Melamine edging seperating near range hood

Out of interest what product should be used to fill the gap? I would have thought bog standard melamine would have been the norm, but if steam and…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Feb 14, 2013 6:18 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
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homedesignbne
Feb 13, 2013 4:17 pm
tweety
tweety
13 February 2013

Kitchen sink bowl size?

Kitchen sink bowl size?

Thanks everyone for your advise, after reading everyones comments, I will probably go for double bowls with no side drainer, and topmount/inset. The one that I have…

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tweety
Feb 13, 2013 1:04 pm
jamie_nic
jamie_nic
11 February 2013

Power to island bench

Power to island bench

E1109..thanks, thats sort of the idea we have in mind, will research it, we have a big electical supplier locally.

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jamie_nic
Feb 11, 2013 10:14 pm
renomart
renomart
11 February 2013

Show me your Two Tone Kitchen

Show me your Two Tone Kitchen

I love the clerestory windows ::cool::

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renomart
Feb 11, 2013 3:27 pm
renomart
dragonchild
dragonchild
10 February 2013

Which oven position?

Which oven position?

Default position is inside the pantry - I am considering making that a space for my upright freezer and putting a new fridge niche in the wall opposite the kitchen…

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dragonchild
Feb 10, 2013 10:09 am
dragonchild
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Danois
Feb 04, 2013 5:51 pm

I like the idea of an internal drawer for frying pans above the…

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Evelin
Feb 04, 2013 12:03 pm
lilith
lilith
3 February 2013

TECHINIKA KITCHEN APPLIANCES! YES OR NO?

TECHINIKA KITCHEN APPLIANCES! YES OR NO?
1, 2

My preferred builder has said they will only credit $1500 for the 900mm freestanding technika oven, range and dishwasher... I noticed an earlier post said $2500... any one…

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lilith
Feb 03, 2013 8:12 pm
theyetti
theyetti
3 February 2013

Wesco 40 Litre Door mounted bin

Wesco 40 Litre Door mounted bin

Hi All, I'm thinking of installing a Wesco 40 Litre (or similar) plastic waste bin with door mount in our sink cupboard. Has anyone have one of these units in their…

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theyetti
Feb 03, 2013 9:13 am
AJW
AJW
1 February 2013

top cabinet door overhang for handle

top cabinet door overhang for handle

You need to remember when your grabbing the door to open it you fingers will be…

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AJW
Feb 01, 2013 6:07 pm

Hello, We have just received our plans and would like some ideas on how to improve the layout of the kitchen & scullery (butler's pantry).…

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scoofy
Feb 01, 2013 5:44 pm
Jen1977
Jen1977
1 February 2013

Help handles or not? {poll}

Help handles or not? {poll}
1, 2

We have gone with handles on the bottom as we will have only pot drawers. Handless on the top.

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Jen1977
Feb 01, 2013 12:58 pm
parkesy55
parkesy55
30 January 2013

Laundry-which doors vinyl vs laminate

Laundry-which doors vinyl vs laminate

Yes that's right they will use the 1mm abs edge.but I'm getting mixed opinions regarding vinyl wrap in a wet area like a laundry.Im leaning more to the melamine/laminate too

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parkesy55
Jan 30, 2013 8:39 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
28 January 2013

kitchen door and drawer fronts

kitchen door and drawer fronts

Just the face and edges are painted. You can have the backs painted but no one does it and it would add about $2000 to the kitchen price. The material used for the 2pac…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jan 28, 2013 2:47 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
MummaDJ
MummaDJ
12 May 2013

Colourful Splashbacks

Colourful Splashbacks
1, 2

To help others, there is also this thread on the forum also: viewtopic.php?f=64&t=39359&start=320

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MummaDJ
May 12, 2013 8:09 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
27 January 2013

Kitchen Companies -recommendations & offers?

Kitchen Companies -recommendations & offers?

Sorry if you tried to get me. My family and I extended…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jan 27, 2013 5:09 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
chatterbox
chatterbox
27 January 2013

height of top cupboards with raked ceiling etc

height of top cupboards with raked ceiling etc

2400 it is then..no cornice as the ceiling is square set because of the rake and it is another 3m above wher the top of the cabinets would be....

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chatterbox
Jan 27, 2013 5:09 pm
SmithiesWife
SmithiesWife
26 January 2013

Kitchen benchtop height

Kitchen benchtop height
1, 2, 3

Ours will be at 943mm from cement slab and I'm 170cm tall. I think it'll be about perfect for me and definitely suit DH who's 193cm tall.

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SmithiesWife
Jan 26, 2013 8:18 pm
jazzy_
jazzy_
25 January 2013

Need to do a kitchen reno - recommend me a cabinetmaker?

Need to do a kitchen reno - recommend me a cabinetmaker?

Bumping this - any recs for a cabinet maker in Sydney? We're in the Inner West..

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jazzy_
Jan 25, 2013 7:40 am
greenjogreen
greenjogreen
24 January 2013

Alternatives to Laminate (Laminex)

Alternatives to Laminate (Laminex)

Just sent off for some samples so hopefully will see the product in the flesh soon. Wonder how $$$ it is? Beautiful!

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greenjogreen
Jan 24, 2013 10:59 pm
Kitchenpro
Kitchenpro
24 January 2013

kicks on pantry? and shelf shape and size

kicks on pantry? and shelf shape and size

Hi Chatterbox, I am guessing the whole idea of the shaped shelves is due to the pantry being a walk in pantry, so in this case - no kicker required. The gables and panels…

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Kitchenpro
Jan 24, 2013 8:34 am
SmithiesWife
SmithiesWife
22 January 2013

Please help with my Kitchen Layout

Please help with my Kitchen Layout

Depends on the stone. Essastone is over 3.05m and granite can vary but I was told by a rep over here that it is 2.5m. Apparently whether you can see the join mostly comes…

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SmithiesWife
Jan 22, 2013 4:09 pm
1rocky
1rocky
21 January 2013

advice wanted on drawers & cupboards - laminex or 2pac?

advice wanted on drawers & cupboards - laminex or 2pac?

cutting edge is the silk finish laminates much more to buy then the natural finish

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1rocky
Jan 21, 2013 4:57 pm
SmithiesWife
SmithiesWife
19 January 2013

kick boards colours

kick boards colours

The brushed aluminium sounds good. I'm no expert but I think it would look nice tying it in with the extrusion and still have the floor as a feature. We are having an all…

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SmithiesWife
Jan 19, 2013 9:52 pm
1rocky
1rocky
19 January 2013

Height between kitchen pantry shelves?

Height between kitchen pantry shelves?
1, 2

that is good to know thanks smithies wife

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1rocky
Jan 19, 2013 9:13 pm
raejrey
raejrey
19 January 2013

Window in pantry?

Window in pantry?

Thanks for all of your ideas guys! FND, we're building at Selandra Rise in Vics south east. We loved the floorplan of the Monaco Nouveau; it's something you don't come…

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raejrey
Jan 19, 2013 4:28 pm
raejrey
Lilac
Lilac
19 January 2013

Has anybody bought a kitchen from a TASTE store in Sydney?

Has anybody bought a kitchen from a TASTE store in Sydney?

I haven't bought a kitchen from there but I love them!! The sliding bench I saw in the Castle Hill store and it is an amazing idea! We bought our free standing bath and…

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Lilac
Jan 19, 2013 8:57 am
Lilac
Lilac
17 January 2013

Kitchen Layout Help!!!

Kitchen Layout Help!!!

Have looked into these, just not sure.... I am quite vertically challenged (the old 5ft) so just have this thought of being a bit like dicky…

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Lilac
Jan 17, 2013 9:44 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
15 January 2013

width of pantry door.....

width of pantry door.....

Why would you though?? If you put a…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jan 15, 2013 8:39 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
R Jones
R Jones
15 January 2013

Wok burner or Fish burner?

Wok burner or Fish burner?

Hi, could you please let me know how is your lofra with the fish burner going, we are about to buy one and have not been able to find much reviews about it. Thanks

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R Jones
Jan 15, 2013 8:22 pm
Mclaren
Mclaren
15 January 2013

What kitchen mixer do you recommend?

What kitchen mixer do you recommend?

Update:- we have had our Hansa sink mixer changed again - the plumber said that it used to have a plastic insert which would swell when using hot water but now has a brass…

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Mclaren
Jan 15, 2013 3:55 pm
Mclaren
kiwi
kiwi
15 January 2013

Side by side fridge???

Side by side fridge???
1, 2

It gives her access to her tonic.....in a way she never dreamed possible!

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kiwi
Jan 15, 2013 2:52 pm
kiwi


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