Custom-built unit beats off-the-shelf pricing

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Custom-built unit beats off-the-shelf pricing

After moving into her apartment a few months ago, Alison started the process of renovating.  She sold some older furniture before looking for a shelving unit to fit into the corner of her living area.  She found the perfect unit at a retail store, but the dimensions just didn’t work for her space. After speaking with Cutshop Mt Wellington, the dimensions were programmed into their CNC software and the shelving unit cut to fit, assembled and delivered straight to Alison’s door.

“I wish I’d known about Cutshop earlier. I got a custom-built unit for around 30% less than the cost of the original shelving.”

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Space – the final frontier?

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Space – the final frontier?

In this blog, the fourth in our Kiwi Kitchen Trends series, we review the use of storage solutions and custom cabinetry to deliver the naturally easy flow and functionality that we all aspire to.  90% of home renovators surveyed by Houzz chose to upgrade their cabinetry as part of their kitchen renovation.  Motivated by the need to make better use of space, make it easier to find things and reduce clutter, the top three cabinet storage types chosen across all age ranges were cutlery organisers, pull-out waste or recycling cabinets and deep drawer organisers.  Read more…

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Paint colour display system designed for the Pacific

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Paint colour display system designed for the Pacific

Last year, Color Communications Inc Australasia (CCIA*) was approached by Fiji-based specialist paint supplier, APCO Coatings Pacific to design and manufacture a full colour system for APCO Paint in the Pacific Islands. This included making the display stand, plastic holders, colour chips and inspiration cards to go into the display stand.

The end result was a professional fit-for-purpose display for stores in Fiji. Read more about the design, prototype and manufacturing process.

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Apartment renovation reimagined

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Apartment renovation reimagined

Nicholas Wheadon knew exactly how he wanted to renovate his newly-bought 1960’s ex-council apartment in Freeman’s Bay.

“I didn’t want design advice,” said Nick. “But I did need accurate cutting and manufacturing, so I spoke to Cutshop Mt Wellington and found they had exactly the range of expertise that I was looking for.”

Find out about Nicholas’ project and how Cutshop helped.

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Pulling the trigger on your kitchen update

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Pulling the trigger on your kitchen update

What makes your renovation dream turn into a renovation reality? Many of us have a rose-tinted view of the way our property will look and flow when we eventually finish, but what triggers us to take the first step and press go?

Houzz asked 646 New Zealand home owners to identify the events that tipped them over into committing their money, energy and time to a kitchen renovation. Read more to find out…

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Solid wood adds style to Prime Design kitchens

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Solid wood adds style to Prime Design kitchens

Twelve months ago, after a dozen or more years spent working for other people, Maungaturoto-based cabinet maker Jake Hill took the plunge and set up Prime Design Furniture and Cabinetry. Although building and fitting kitchen cabinetry is his bread and butter, Jake’s first love is designing and making furniture from solid timber. This has led to some stunning cross-overs into some of Prime Design’s kitchens. Read more…

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