This bench is perfect! It is a very dark espresso color and is much nicer than in the picture. Looks great at the end of my king size bed. It is one of the taller benches that I have been able to find and I have been looking for a while. It is also deeper than others I have found so it is great for storage. The stitching is the same color as the "leather". The price is great compared to other benches I have found. My 7 year old son and I put the legs on in 10 minutes.
I am completely satisfied with the quality of this bench. The leather is very lustrous. The size of it is very adequate for the foot of my king size bed. The storage is enormous. It is very sturdy and we have pulled into our living room to accommodate additional seating when large numbers of company come over. It really matches our brown leather sofa and chair. It could be a little more padded on the top but overall it has everything I was looking for. I saw on line at other stores for a higher price. A must say if you are looking for a quality and expensive looking piece of furniture for a great price get this bench. I was a little afraid when it showed up because the box was quite a bit rough with tears but the bench remained in tact with no defects. I love the way the hinges stay open for you while you fill the bench with storage. You don't have to keep opening it. May consider getting another just to have in the living room and keep this one in my bedroom. The height is also perfect for sitting on to put your shoes or to rest.
I read reviews before I ordered this bench. Several reviews mentioned damage during shipment. I was hoping to avoid damage but there was an area on the lid of the bench that had a sharp object or box on it. The box and the flimsy sheet of styro foam was ripped. The leather did not rip but the foam under the leather was smashed in. We were hoping the inner foam would spring back. The inner foam did for the most part come back but you can still see the area and it has a slight flaw. Overstock need to make certain their supplier is using adequate styro foam for packing. The styro foam is almost as thin as paper. This is a very heavy bench so it needs a sturdier shipping box with thicker packing styro foam. If you order this item you are gambling on the condition it will arrive.
Very good quality for the price, looks perfect in my great room. It's helping to contain my kids' junk and can also serve as additional seating when needed. Very dark espresso color, perfect with my decor. One assembly tip for attaching the legs: Two of the metal tap hole pieces in the bench bottom -- the pieces with the internal threads to accept the bolts -- were installed at an angle, making it difficult to screw in the feet. I screwed a bolt partway into the hole and tapped it from the side with a hammer until the bolt appeared straight/upright, then removed the bolt and attached the feet with the same bolt as usual, worked fine.
I read almost all the reviews on this storage bench and decided to click on the BUY button because the majority of the reviews were 5 stars, the bench was large and higher than most, and the color was perfect. It arrived within the delivery estimated schedule and on a very rainy day. We live in a second floor apartment and why I was concerned whether it could be delivered without someone on my end to get it upstairs as it weighs between 75 and 85 pounds. My worries were for nothing as the delivery man carried it up rather easily. Did I mention it was raining? Well the exterior packaging was damaged in several places and was very wet. I wondered if I should request the delivery guy wait while I opened and inspected the storage bench for damage. It was during the Christmas season and the delivery men were making three deliveries a day at our complex so I signed the ticket and prayed for the best. Again, my worries were unfounded as I removed the exterior badly damaged and very wet boxing, the storage bench was wrapped in styrofoam and had a wood platform the base of the bench rested on. There was not one scratch or blemish on the bench. It is beautiful. I added the feet which took all of 10 minutes for this female senior and am very happy with this particular storage bench. I did order a cushion that is a perfect fit in length and width which raises the bench another couple of inches. I use this bench for storage and for extra seating in our living room (TV table legs slide right under the opening so the table can be brought up close when eating) when we have guests. Yes! I am a very satisfied Overstock customer with this purchase!
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Right on
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Very good quality
How accurate was the on site description of the product? Very accurate
I was looking for a leather bench to sit at the end of my king sized bed. This is perfect legth. A little short, but I think my mattress is taller than most. Storage space is really good. Holds 2 stacks of winter sweaters (8 deep), plus 3 decorative square pillows when not in use. Surface scratch in leather and stripped screws for 2 legs brought my rating down to a 4 star, but I still think it was worth the money.
I am pleased with the bench, however I do not think it is "leather". It feels like it may be some kind of bi-cast or other faux leather. I do love the bench anyway. It is sturdy and the extra storage is perfect. It's pretty comfortable to sit on for a few minutes too.
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