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TimNollan
TimNollan
21 March

Links- Benchtops

Links- Benchtops
1, 2, 3, 4

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TimNollan
Mar 21, 2019 5:29 am
TimNollan
Melbournevic
Melbournevic
18 March

Show me your kitchen...

Show me your kitchen...
1 ... 154, 155, 156

How much does it normally cost to add 3 x 800mm wide bank of drawers?

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Melbournevic
Mar 18, 2019 5:39 pm
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alexp79
Feb 12, 2019 1:27 pm

I would suggest losing the U layout, and extending your kitchen out into the meals area. This will give you much bigger living and cooking spaces. Your dining table…

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amilelka
Jan 27, 2019 10:53 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
18 December 2017

Price to upgrade 40mm Caesarstone?

Price to upgrade 40mm Caesarstone?

No one gets solid 40mm. All 40mm stone in every kitchen is only 40mm at the front edges.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Dec 18, 2017 5:09 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
JM1911A1
JM1911A1
11 September 2017

Best butlers/pantry wall cabniet options - Adelaide

Best butlers/pantry wall cabniet options - Adelaide

Anyone have any recommendations of the best places to get upper cabinets for a pantry in Adelaide? We also would be looking for an installer rather than DIY - the OH…

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JM1911A1
Sep 11, 2017 4:04 pm
JM1911A1
AvaG
AvaG
11 August 2017

Kitchen design query

Kitchen design query

Because of the island alignment though, I'd still favour a door that matches the cabinetry over glass

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AvaG
Aug 11, 2017 10:30 pm
JayaJaya
JayaJaya
12 July 2017

For everyone who thinks their kitchen may not turn out!

For everyone who thinks their kitchen may not turn out!
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I'm not a brown girl, either, Aloenyx... I had to have a touch of it in my greys, though, as I didn't want the house to be an icy blue or lavender either! You'll probably…

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JayaJaya
Jul 12, 2017 10:36 am
JayaJaya

Hideaway bin

Hideaway bin

I would have the pot drawer deleted and use the entire 600mm wide cabinet for a proper bin system. Trust me once you have used the top end bin systems you will never go…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Apr 03, 2017 9:27 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
JayaJaya
JayaJaya
6 March 2017

Island bench orientation help

Island bench orientation help

Definitely number 2. The kitchen triangle prep thing was created in the forties for separate kitchens with not much in the way of labour saving devices, for people who…

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JayaJaya
Mar 06, 2017 10:34 pm
JayaJaya

Hidden rangehoods at a display home

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smnb
Dec 28, 2016 9:51 pm
meshelf
meshelf
15 August 2016

Polytec recessed handles?

Polytec recessed handles?

Wow price differences that can occur are crazily scary!

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meshelf
Aug 15, 2016 6:27 pm
gt81
gt81
12 August 2016

Diamond gloss bench top photos

Diamond gloss bench top photos

Hi we are currently renovating the kitchen in our 1890s house & are trying to decide on a bench top colour. We will be having off white shaker doors. I like the look of…

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gt81
Aug 12, 2016 2:21 pm
JayaJaya
JayaJaya
30 June 2016

Bad odour from stone bench top

Bad odour from stone bench top

Is it still smelling, Tomcat? Did you kill the smell? I must have missed that in your build topic.... I'm guessing you wiped with vinegar and all the other usual suspects as well?

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JayaJaya
Jun 30, 2016 4:02 pm
JayaJaya

Kitchen resurfacing options

Kitchen resurfacing options

Laminate tops for an average size kitchen cost around $800 Not a big fan of resurfacing, I think your better off pulling the old tops off and replacing with new laminate…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jun 11, 2016 5:42 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens

+1 for glass splashback. Having come from tiles i'm loving my new glass splashback. We too have an all white kitchen with a darker splashback for contrast.

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gandn
Jun 09, 2016 11:02 am
Joynz
Joynz
4 January 2016

Ugly o/head cupboard in fills - what would you do?

Ugly o/head cupboard in fills - what would you do?

Bulk heads are usually just plaster on a frame, so it is pretty shocking finishing them like that. Raised ceilings or not. It will make me think twice about building…

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Joynz
Jan 04, 2016 5:21 pm
lishaun
lishaun
15 November 2015

Egger Premium White Gloss

Egger Premium White Gloss

Hi Ajansen! We chose egger premium white gloss for our kitchen cupboards and have been trying to find examples of what it looks like. Did you end up choosing it and if so,…

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lishaun
Nov 15, 2015 10:58 am
Building15
Building15
31 August 2015

Benchtop colour consistancy

Benchtop colour consistancy

[ It's so demeaning when sales people tell you that 'this is the first time that something like this has…

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Building15
Aug 31, 2015 9:16 pm
Kitchenpro
Kitchenpro
24 July 2015

Refurb of existing kitchen

Refurb of existing kitchen

Hi Nicoolnocks, Can I ask what you are looking to spend on a makeover? As CEK has said, once you take away the tops, doors and appliances all you are left with is white…

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Kitchenpro
Jul 24, 2015 4:44 pm
chippy
chippy
19 June 2015

Acrylic benchtops

Acrylic benchtops

Laminate bench tops, while quite heat resistant, shouldn't have a frypan straight of the stove or oven placed on it. Even the care instructions say not to place hot pans…

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chippy
Jun 19, 2015 8:34 pm
chippy
Kitchenpro
Kitchenpro
15 April 2015

Rangehood stiff to operate

Rangehood stiff to operate

Potentially a third problem, the cabinet the range hood is attached to may be slightly too small. Check that the cabinet is exactly 600mm wide.

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Kitchenpro
Apr 15, 2015 10:03 am
Splashers
Splashers
3 November 2014

Help with cabinetry-how can we achieve thiswhat to ask for

Help with cabinetry-how can we achieve thiswhat to ask for

You can either use solid timber inside pretty cheap, more than capable of taken the weight or can go with a metal internal.

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Splashers
Nov 03, 2014 1:38 pm
Splashers
chippy
chippy
17 October 2014

Diamondgloss Laminate "Polar White" and acrylic edging

Diamondgloss Laminate "Polar White" and acrylic edging

Thank you for the clarification chippy. Do you know if the edging used is standard or would it incur an extra cost? I'm curious as in my…

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chippy
Oct 17, 2014 11:56 pm
chippy
Burmy
Burmy
19 September 2014

Adelaide Cabinetmaker Recommendations

Adelaide Cabinetmaker Recommendations

Hi all. Has anyone had experiences (good or bad) with Davis and Park Kitchens located in Lonsdale. I am a bit of a perfectionist and like to do my homework before…

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Burmy
Sep 19, 2014 6:50 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
17 September 2014

Cutting Laminated Board

Cutting Laminated Board

As chippy said use a router. Also just to note its doesn't look like laminate. Its looks like a prefinished melamine board.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Sep 17, 2014 8:13 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Sonny2014
Sonny2014
26 August 2014

laminex silk white abs edge banding

laminex silk white abs edge banding

GBDesign. Not sure (about method), but the samples Ive seen look pretty good. Not invisible but no thin black line. Ive been told they use white glue. Only problem is only…

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Sonny2014
Aug 26, 2014 11:27 pm
Sonny2014
AussieMark
AussieMark
26 July 2014

island bench cupboards on front of island

island bench cupboards on front of island

They must be cut in which is labour intensive. I would just go with a little overhang for your fingers to grab. Cannot see it costing anything actually.

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AussieMark
Jul 26, 2014 4:42 pm

Has anyone used chipped edge sandstone in Adelaide.

Has anyone used chipped edge sandstone in Adelaide.

For the facade of the house. We are looking for anyone with exterior sandstone recently, specifically chipped edge. Our builder doesn't have…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jul 01, 2014 6:40 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Ajs12345
Ajs12345
4 June 2014

U-install it kitchens

U-install it kitchens

Hi has anyone used u-install it kitchens? Are the ok to use? Good quality?

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Ajs12345
Jun 04, 2014 9:58 pm
Ninka
Ninka
18 May 2014

Recommend a dishwasher please

Recommend a dishwasher please
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I would highly recommend getting a Miele. Yes the initial outlay is a bit more than some other brands but well worth it in my opinion. I have had mine for over 10 years…

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Ninka
May 19, 2014 12:18 am
Ninka
deluxes
deluxes
4 May 2014

Kitchen Cupboards Colour Help

Kitchen Cupboards Colour Help

We've gone dark as well.... Cavia Lini sheen cabinets (dark grey) with a Jet black bench tops... I like it. It's moody & sophisticated. Not that I'm biased.. Haha Look…

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deluxes
May 04, 2014 9:27 pm
deluxes
robbie55
robbie55
18 February 2014

Where should I put the kitchen sink!?!

Where should I put the kitchen sink!?!
1, 2

Yeah I don't think you can do an undermount on a laminate top but maybe CEK can chime in. There are some overmount sinks that come without a drainer though - as mentioned…

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robbie55
Feb 18, 2014 10:39 am
robbie55
Evelin
Evelin
12 February 2014

Splashback Suggestions?

Splashback Suggestions?

I would go for a lighter colour like you suggested similar to Alabaster and a bit of marble effect will be fine. Our cupboards are Alabaster too and our benchtop is the…

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Evelin
Feb 12, 2014 6:11 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
4 February 2014

Custom Kitchen Nightmare

Custom Kitchen Nightmare

[ Fridge needed to go back a further 2cm, either plumbing is wrong or electrical work-we don't know as we are still waiting on them to pull it out.…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Feb 04, 2014 4:04 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
mr63249
mr63249
14 January 2014

Proposed kitchen design

Proposed kitchen design

IMHO, 627mm is not enough space. I have that in my place and it gets cramped when it comes to washing up pots and plates. I'd be looking at a…

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mr63249
Jan 14, 2014 2:10 pm
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
lovemycatdog
lovemycatdog
13 October 2013

Color of caesarstone benchtop

Color of caesarstone benchtop
1, 2, 3

im new to this and probably a bit late but am wondering if any of you have an opinion on which colour would best suit ice snow benchtops? dulux natural white or vivid…

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lovemycatdog
Oct 13, 2013 6:08 am
rosaandben
rosaandben
24 September 2013

bar stool colour??

bar stool colour??

I like the idea of odd numbers as its not expected so Id say 3 bar stools.

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rosaandben
Sep 25, 2013 12:19 am
rosaandben
chippy
chippy
17 September 2013

Help needed for Kitchen Benchtop

Help needed for Kitchen Benchtop

Just because you can do something doesn't always mean you should. I guess Laminex doesn't recommend Diamond Gloss for square forming for a reason.

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chippy
Sep 17, 2013 5:34 pm
chippy
Jen1977
Jen1977
17 September 2013

Microwave Help

Microwave Help

My microwave with trim…

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Jen1977
Sep 17, 2013 9:36 am
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 10:35 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 5:12 pm
deluxes
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
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
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
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
di+matt
di+matt
20 May 2013

Fridge hitting the pantry- Help

Fridge hitting the pantry- Help

Just realised ours is very similar.... Must look at plans tonight! If this was a major issue.. I spotted a fridge at masters that you can open from either side, however,…

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di+matt
May 20, 2013 7:59 pm
yoda the dog
yoda the dog
20 April 2013

Laminex Impressions Textured Surfaces - anyone?

Laminex Impressions Textured Surfaces - anyone?

Thanks for the responses :) We decided to take the plunge and go with it so fingers crossed it all works out :lol:

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yoda the dog
Apr 20, 2013 9:44 pm
yoda the dog

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