The wood has a deep rich finish and the hardware gorgeous. It has gotten many compliments. Directions for assembly are very good, it does take two people because of it's weight. None of the camlocks seemed to hold the top piece down, and there was a significant crack in that top piece. Overstock replaced it at no charge within two weeks. I am very pleased with my purchase.
This looks very good, but given its significant weight and the way it is put together (cam locks, pegs, small wood screws) I do not think it would survive a commercial move. Putting it together was a pain in the butt. It took my son and I almost 4 hours. Some people have had problems with the drawers - we did not. But one of the doors was very persnickety- the hinge was loose and required a serious amount of strength to get it seated all the way in. And then, once seated firmly, one of the screw points bulged ever so slightly from the outside. It's so small that I would need to point it out to someone close up to see. Nonetheless it is a bit irritating. Also, we had the same problem another reviewer noted, viz., one of the cam locks for the top piece would not cooperate and required some wood glue instead. If I knew then what I know now, I would still purchase it since it does look very elegant. Just don't count on taking it with you to a new location.
I recently ordered this table for my condo, and am completely happy with it ! It is a solid, heavy piece of quality furniture, (especially for the price! ) And it has a lot of room for storage. I love the deep color of it as well. Nothing negative to say about the actual Buffet. Some things to keep in mind though .... it will ship in3 VERY HEAVY boxes. I couldn't lift them myself. It comes in several pieces, (more than I realized ) so allow probably 3 to 4 hours for assemly if you are doing it yourself. The assemly was not too challenging since the instructions are very detailed ... just be prepared for several pieces and to put some time in. (It is best to have someone help you. ) Also helps to have a power drill. Enjoy !
This is a lovely piece of furniture that looks great in my dining room! I have already gotten compliments and I just put it up a couple of days ago. FYI- it helps if you have a heavy lifter present because the item arrives in 2-3 heavy, oversize boxes. End result is worth it!
This is a beautiful piece. Exactly what my husband and I wanted. It is quite large and heavy. Took about 1.5-2 hours for my husband to put it together but well worth it. I would recommend this product to anyone. This was my 1st overstock.com purchase and I am very impressed and happy. Quick shipping, quality piece and nice.
When I saw all the pieces I had to assemble, I was a bit nervous. But I was able to do it by myself in about 3 hours. (I'm a 5'3" female, with not much upper body strength....but a lot of determination :o). I thought the enclosed instruction was very clear and easy to understand, though I didn't follow the steps to the T. I did the drawers first just to get the pieces out of the way. You do have to pay attention to the front vs. back side of each piece, because even though the pre-drilled holes may fit, the pieces will not align correctly. Overall, I'm very happy with my purchase. It's a very nice piece of furniture. I have it in my kitchen and am using it as a breakfast area. It's very well made, sturdy, and has a lot of room. And a good price. You can't find that anywhere else! LOVE LOVE Overstock.....especially the $2.95 shipping. Who can beat that? On furniture delivery!
This piece is absolutely gorgeous, solid, sturdy even more so than I anticipated. As with other reviews set aside a considerable period of time to put this together. My boyfriend and I assembled the unit and this required a good eight hours with the two of us. Ohhh patience is called for too!!! Am overjoyed with the unit.
Once my husband and I sorted everything out of the 3 boxes this piece came in - it wasn't too bad to put together; took us ~2 hours. The buffet offers a lot of storage and I've received many compliments on it! Looks like it does in the picture and is very sturdy. Have it in the dining room now, but am thinking it will eventually become our TV stand.
We LOVE the buffet! We have gotten a lot of compliments about how well it looks in our dining room, the sleek design, usefulness, etc. It really does hold a lot, and we love having both drawers and shelves. I knocked a star off simply because it really was a big job to put together. My husband started working on it alone for the first couple of hours, but he needed assistance when it came to the larger pieces (which are heavy, so you know it's good quality wood!). After that, we just worked together to complete it, which probably made it a little easier and faster. We had to redo the door hinges a couple of times until we got them straight...but otherwise, the instructions were generally easy to follow (just a lot of steps!).
I am VERY happy I chose this piece of furniture!! I had help assembling and it took about 3 hours...WELL worth the time and good instructions!! I love the quality and beauty of this piece and would not hesitate to recommend it to anyone!! I LOVE Overstock products!!!
Very sturdy, very beautiful buffet. Great quality. It's a dark brown wood and looks in person just like on the picture. It took my partner about 3 hours to put together but he didn't have any major issues. I would definitely recommend this purchase.
We'd searched furniture stores high and low and the only buffets we liked were $1,000 or more. Then I found this one on Overstock. It's perfect and, at $500, was a sight for sore shopping eyes. Plus, the shipping cost was free. But the real value is how well-designed, clean, spacious the piece is--it fits a lot of styles...mid-century/modern, conservative contemporary, scandinavian, even modern. It looks like the picture, though it feels bigger than we anticipated--but perfect for what we need (we measured, but you don't quite get the sense of it's size until it's sitting there). Don't be scared away by the assembly feedback...it IS time-consuming, but with about 4 hours and an extra set of hands, it was no problem. No complicated parts or anything--nothing more advanced than putting something from Ikea together. But read the instructions all the way through first. Worst case scenario, you can always undo something that you did. Please note, though--you should use an electric screw driver (or drill with screwdriver bit) too many screws to do by hand for sure--but be careful not to overtighten and strip the screw or bore out the hole. Just take your time. Or if you've got $50 to have someone do it like that one reviewer, it might be worth it. In any respect, we love this piece. Well worth the price, and a beautiful addition to our home.
I love, love, LOVE this piece!!! This was my second purchase from Overstock... my first was the bi-cast leather dining room chairs... both now in my dining room. This legs on the chairs and this buffet match perfectly (a very dark expresso brown)... as if they were meant to go together. Yes... it is tasking to have to put his piece together, but as the other reviewers state... it's worth it! The price and the basically non-existant shipping costs can't be beat!! There are very little written instructions. Most of the instructions are done by diagrams, so as another reviewer stated putting the drawer slides on the divider was tricky... I had to study the picture carefully and thankfully was correct. Hint: The drawer slide angles down in the back! The only thing I'm a bit dissapointed about was when putting the drawer slides on the bottom of the drawers themselves with the provided screws... the walls of the drawers split slightly, even if drilling slowly. Maybe that is an installer flaw. I hope the drawers hold up over time! Regardless, I'm still very happy with my Aristo buffet purchase!
YOU'LL BE SURPRISED AT THE SIZE OF IT. IT IS QUITE LARGE AND LOTS OF ROOM TO STORE CHINA AND SERVING PLATTERS. VERY STURDY, LOOKS GREAT, VERY MODERN. DARK BROWN COLOR WITH SILVER KNOBS. THE DIRECTIONS WEREN'T AS CLEAR AS THEY COULD HAVE BEEN, MY HUSBAND PUT THE DRAWER SLIDES ON BACKWARDS THE 1ST TIME. YOU'LL NEED TO TAKE YOUR TIME PUTTING THIS PIECE TOGETHER, BUT IT WILL BE WORTH IT. READ THE DIRECTIONS CLOSELY. TWO MINOR COMPLAINTS, THE DRAWERS DON'T SLIDE AS EASILY AS I WOULD HAVE PREFERRED. ALSO, THE GADGET THAT CONNECTS THE TOP PIECE DIDN'T CONNECT ON THE FRONT RIGHT CORNER. MY HUSBAND WOOD GLUED IT IN PLACE. STILL, REALLY GLAD WE MADE THE PURCHASE.
This is a beautiful piece of furniture. It looks great in my living room and has a ton of storage space. I absolutely love it. It looks much more expensive than it was! My friend thought it was from ****. It did take my husband 3 hours to put together. I read him the reviews of how long everyone said it took them to put together and he said there was no way it would take him that long. Then it did. Apparently every single piece of this thing has to be assembled. It really does feel sturdy and well made. I am very happy with this purchase.
The Aristo 2-door Buffet arrived packaged securely and in perfect condition. The assembly is quite detailed and time consuming, but well worth the effort. Clear assembly instructions. Finished product is simply beautiful and the wood has a wonderfully unique scent.
The buffet arrived in 3 heavy boxes but now its built and looks gorgeous! Building this baby is no easy task....have a nice breakfast and be prepared to be a bit annoyed. End result is fab and worth it. I think the manufacturer corrected the error in the instructions. We heeded the warnings and had to redo....enjoy!
I ordered this piece and it came very quickly in 3 separate boxed. It took my husband and I about 2 hours to assemble the item. It took us about an hour to decode the direction that came with it. Overall the piece is quality, very sturdy. It has ample storage and looks great. When we polish it my husband always remarks how beautiful it looks in our home. My only complaint were the instructions.