Love the look of the bed. Quality also excellent. Assembly relatively easy. Only problem is that there are only side rails and one center cross bar to support the box spring. There are no rails at the head or foot of the bed. That's a big problem if you have a split box spring, which I have. I'm hoping a couple of pieces of plywood from the hardware store will do the trick. I now have the box spring sitting on the floor awaiting a solution...that's a big bummer.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? picture accurate
Please tell us about the quality of the product. excellent
How accurate was the on site description of the product? good
I am knocked out by the quality of this bed. The upholstery work is near perfect. The upholstery itself is soft but sturdy. I thought that the legs would be black, but they are stained a beautiful walnut color that matches the antique walnut, bedside table. My husband and I, who are really not into DIY, had no real trouble putting the bed together. Before we purchased this bed, we knew from reading a review that it was not designed for a split box spring. After the bed was assembled, we took measurements for slats. Five slats work great with a split box spring. I almost always agonize over the decision to buy furniture sight unseen, but this purchase in every way exceeded my expectations.
This bed is good looking. The headboard is quite high which would be nice for reading or watching tv in bed; however, the headboard is made of a horizontal piece that sits on top of the base. It is too heavy for the base and does not have built-in supports so it is floppy. You will have to place this against a wall and expect that it will be slightly lopsided even then. The back is not pretty so it can not stand alone in a room. Ok for a guest room but not for regular use.
It took two of us about 20 mins to assemble. Very nice for the money. Had considered trying to make the headboard myself for my daughter. But with all the costs, this was probably the same and nicer than mine would have been! Heavy boxes, so you need two people. Don't hesitate to buy!
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? very accurate
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Great for the price
How accurate was the on site description of the product? Perfect
I would highly recommend this bed to anyone. It's even better in person that in the pictuire. Very nicely built and attention to detail was imrpessive too. I get lots of compliments on this piece of furniture!
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Perfect
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Very nicely built/fabricated. Attention to detail was impressive
How accurate was the on site description of the product? Very accurate
Great bed and it looks beautiful. I made the mistake of assuming that it was a platform bed and so I had to purchase a box spring after arrival. They could put this detail in larger font but this was my bad.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Same
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Very good quality, but the headboard feels a little unstable unless it is flush against the wall.
How accurate was the on site description of the product? Accurate
Hello eslyj, we appreciate your inquiry. Yes, this bed will need a box spring. We hope you have found this information helpful. Thank you for shopping with us. Have great day!overstockcustomercare1 on Sep 5, 2013
What is supporting or holding up the mattress and box spring? Is there a solid bottom to the frame?bhill2123 on Jul 19, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello bhill2123, one set of rails is supporting or holding up the mattress and box spring. Please feel free to contact us again with any further questions. Thank you for shopping with us!overstockcustomercare1 on Jul 25, 2013
If I get a memory foam mattress will I need this following item as well http://www.overstock.com/Home-Garden/DuraBed-Full-size-Steel-Foldable-Platform-Bed/5201281/product.html or does the bed come with proper railing to support the memory foam or just get a box springdrewrelc on Mar 13, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Thank you for your question. You would need a box spring. That platform will not work with this bed.overstockcustomercare1 on Mar 17, 2013
How wide are the side rails of the bed? I would like to know what size box spring I should purchase for this so it doesn't show above those rails. Only want matresses showing, not box spring.cinderelly25 on Mar 9, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Thank you for contacting us, the side rails are 8 inches wide. Please let us know if you have any further question.overstockcustomercare1 on Mar 26, 2013
Thank you for contacting us,the weight capacity on this is 500 pounds. Please let me know if you have any further question.overstockcustomercare1 on Feb 12, 2013
Can I use my queen boxspring and comfort top mattress with this?chassh on Feb 3, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Thank you for your interest. As long as your mattress and box spring fit the dimensions of this item, there is no reason why you can't. Please feel free to contact us again with any further questions.
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