Sliding benchtop for kitchen islands

Whilst visiting the Taste Living (Hacker kitchen) showroom at Brookvale recently, I had the opportunity to witness a sliding benchtop in action. Dubbed the Double Flybridge, this sliding benchtop sits on top of the kitchen island cabinets and effortlessly slides apart to reveal an induction cooktop as well as a sink and pop up tap….

What is a mason’s mitre?

A mason’s mitre is a derivative of the mitre joint and is commonly used to join laminated benchtops together. similar to a butt joint, the mason’s mitre is used in benchtop fabrication to cut waste. Joining benchtops with a mason’s mitre The two benchtops are joined by routing out a ‘socket’ in one piece and…

Laminate Benchtop Guide

Laminate (commonly known as Laminex or Formica) benchtops have been around since the 1950′s. Hard-wearing and practical, it is a very cost effective material. It comes in a large range of colours, ranging from solid colours to woodgrains, stone and abstract patterns. You can even get any image you desire printed on it. It is a…