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Ideas for another 1970's kitchen

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Re: Ideas for another 1970's kitchen

Many thanks @redracer01 for the ideas and the huge effort.

The kitchen looks great!

The increased size of the benchtop is a great idea and one we were thinking of incorporating and thanks for the suggestion of the additional cabinet in the corner to access from the other side.  We hadn't yet planned that idea in and Storage is always an issue!

Appreciate your thoughts and time.


Re: Ideas for another 1970's kitchen

Personally. start with the tiles and cook top.If the carcasses are good, utilise them as much as you can , if you wish to add, go to a cabinet maker with your plans and get them made in flat pack. Don't touch kaboodle or chinese board, total garbage.Get quality fittings. If you want push to open or soft close, get Blum only. cabinet maker can pre drill on a CNC machine. Change the checkered grill on the windows for perforated mesh, not hard to change for the diyér. If you have abn, hit the likes of wilson and bradley , nover or titus tekform and see what they have.

Community Manager Jason
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Re: Ideas for another 1970's kitchen

Many thanks for joining in the discussion @simone_mears13 and a very warm welcome to Workshop. We're pleased you could join us and look forward to reading about your own projects and plans. Please post whenever you need assistance or have something to share. And do let me know if you ever need a hand getting the most from the site or have any feedback about how we can improve Workshop for you.


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