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Re: OB Project - "New vs Old" - Nedlands, WA325
Aug 26, 2016 10:19 pm
Cabinet installation started today. Installer is a perfectionist with a very comprehensive range of Festool tools. It's great to see timber work done with no dust.
So what are my current thoughts on European cabinets?
Systems are completely different, sinks don't fit, fixture systems are "odd" and not adaptable at all. I'm currently very nervousness.
....... And there are plenty of people ready to say I told you so.
Let's hope by Monday we can resolve some of the early problems.
Oh ....... Appliances arrived today
Re: OB Project - "New vs Old" - Nedlands, WA326
Sep 02, 2016 11:34 pm
Time for an update:
Well the last week has been full of ups and downs. Our pre ordered cabinets are creating headaches and it looks like I'll need to wait up to 3 months for some small filler pieces to complete it all as intended.
Our single automated garage door was installed today. I'm really happy with it. It's made of western cedar stained black with porters palm beach black.
More importantly I can now start storing things in the garage.
Also my storeroom and workshop doors were completed. Shadowclad will be stained black also.
Re: OB Project - "New vs Old" - Nedlands, WA327
Sep 03, 2016 2:08 am
Brave ordering custom cabinets from another country. Cannot wait to see them! Love the garage door
My build thread viewtopic.php?f=31&t=69174
Re: OB Project - "New vs Old" - Nedlands, WA337
Sep 03, 2016 8:24 pm
Love your garage door!
Yes we felt the same too when we got our garage door and dead lock places on it. So good for storage.
Re: OB Project - "New vs Old" - Nedlands, WA338
Sep 05, 2016 5:55 pm
Oh my god!!!! Continent is right! Stunning!! And that floating X ceiling!!
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...............Kitchen! 16 Nov 2016
OB Project - "New vs Old" - Nedlands, WA339
Sep 05, 2016 8:53 pm
This picture shows the openings for our oven and combi oven plus integrated fridge and freezer. Also you'll see the walk in pantry under the stairs. It's great to start seeing lots of the black antique oak veneer.
Note I still need to paint the I-beam and ballustrade above the kitchen in charcoal. - not sure when I can as I've used up all my leave.
On opposite side to the entry stairs will be the coffee area. - my zone
It's all slowly coming together.
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