Yup! These are interchangable with the "real-thing" shells and bases. I needed bar stools, but the fiberglass shells are not currently available. So, I ordered these chairs and the stool bases from another site. I kept my fingers crossed, and they work! The holes don't align perfectly, but enough to let them catch. And, no one is going to be looking at the underside to see that the bolts are perfectly in the center of the holes. Very pleased!
I don't normally do online reviews, but...When we looked at these style of chairs for our new dining room table, I insisted on true XXXXXX XXXXXX chairs from XXX. We ordered the chairs from our local store, paying close to $XXXX for two arm chairs and 4 side chairs. After ordering we got notice that our order has been back ordered until mid march. We decided to order a set of these to compare with the originals that we have on order, figuring that if we don't like the replicas we can send them back and keep our standing order. The new XXXXXX XXXXXXX are made with the same poly plastic. Once we received the chairs we were surprised. They look and feel very similar to the true XXX ones, at a fraction of the cost. They are stylish, strong and well made. Other reviews talked about how hard the bases were to get on, but if you just set the all the screws in place before doing a final tighten, it is pretty easy I did both by my self in 5 min. We were really going for the look not the name. The new set cost us $XXX for all 6 chairs, and we could not be happier. Love these chairs! Canceling the XXX order now.
If you are expecting the real mid-century version, this chair is not the same material. It is a nice molded plastic. Very comfy. Good quality and durable. Same as the Eames sold at the expensive place but a fraction of the cost.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? white
Please tell us about the quality of the product. good,
How accurate was the on site description of the product? very accurate
These chairs are fantastic. We bought them for the end chairs at our dining table, but have brought them over to the living room for guests many times because they are so comfortable. Very sturdy design and a great look. I love these chairs!
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? exact
Please tell us about the quality of the product. excellent
How accurate was the on site description of the product? perfect
I love the look of the chairs, but the black skids on the bottom keep falling off. The chairs do not clean well either. I have children, so I thought the plastic would be easy to clean...it's not, stains stay...and the Magic Eraser caused the plastic to get little black marks.
When I say not exactly "right" I'm not referring to the design. The design is fabulous. What is frustration and what I spent hours on is putting these chairs together - no joke. I thought it would take 5 minutes as it should only take five minutes but the holes in the metal bases do not line up with the holes in the chairs. They got close but no amount of strength (trying to bend the bases slightly) could get them to fit. I almost sent them back. Then I realized that I only needed two diagonally opposite holes to align and was able to achieve that with both chairs. Maybe I just got the "bad" batch but I do think this is why these chairs are so cheap. Having said all of that, now that they're together and safe to sit on (at least I hope) they do look really great in my space and are quite comfy.
Purchased 4 charis in Aug 2013.
Design is good and build quality is OK. I use these charis on hardwood floor.
One and biggist problem I have is that the black plastic felt that goes onto the steel leg is worn after few months and damaged my hardwood floor. I would like to return these if possible.
These chairs are just as advertised and exactly what we were looking for. The simple, basic, modern design fits perfectly in our living room. The quality is very good and I would whole-heartedly recommend these chairs. We like the idea of being able to view so many selections in on place.
Can anyone comment on the height vs regular dining chairs. Some mid century pieces sit overly lowcremin7811 on May 28, 2014Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello cremin7811, The seat height is 16 inches. Thanks for shopping with us!
overstockcustomercare1 on Jun 10, 2014
I have no directions for assembling the chairs....4 washers, 4 bolts and 4 wire rings per chair. Where should those wire rings be placed? I wasn't able to find assembly directions online.ambedard on May 30, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello ambedard, I will have customer service contact you with that information right away. Thank you for shopping with us. overstockcustomercare1 on Jun 14, 2013
Place the bolt flat side down and place the ring first, then the washer and then put it through the hole. The wire ring is a Lock Wash.erin257 on Oct 17, 2013
What is the actual height of the armrests? The previous question has two answers.atnadeb on May 2, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Thank you atnadeb for your interest in the Ayers Wire Base Arm Chairs (Set of 2). The height of the armrests is 26”. Thank you for shopping with us!
overstockcustomercare1 on May 9, 2013
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