Academic - Media/Bookshelves
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Wed Dec 03 00:00:00 MST 2008Rating:5.0
Great buy! Really cool looking and easy to assemble
Wed May 19 00:00:00 MDT 2010msjen405 Rating:4.0
I absolutely love the look of this product, on the website and in my home. Lowes has similar product for $$$ more. Easy assembly, instructions say it takes two and I did it alone, no problems. The only negative I have to say is regarding short support, middle, under bottom shelf. Plastic screw-in bolt support came out on one shelf, I used glue to fix and hope it will not be an issue later. Overall, I am pleased with this purchase.
Tue Jul 15 00:00:00 MDT 2008sethnyc Rating:4.0
The shelf looks great, but I can see what other reviewers meant when they talked about it not being so sturdy. Once it's set up it should be able to hold books and anything else you want. Doesn't look cheap, and I had no problems with it being banged up or the finish being uneven, as other people did. All in, I'm quite pleased.
Tue Nov 08 00:00:00 MST 2011xanadu73 Rating:5.0
Very pleased with the book shelf. Was hesitant, because the price is so low compared to other businesses, but in this case it contradicts the old saying, You get what you pay for, because we got so much more. It was exactly what I was looking for. I will definitly be using this company again.
Mon Nov 18 00:00:00 MST 2013lookislascene Rating:5.0
Such a great piece for several different places in the home. I use this in my bedroom, but am thinking of moving it out into the living room for display purposes. The wood is very nice color, and was super simple to put together. I did it in about 45 minutes by myself which was surprising. So far haven't had any complaints with the item and am very satisfied with it and Overstock. Perfect corner piece!
Fri May 11 00:00:00 MDT 2007juliamj Rating:4.0
good quality wood, nice paint , nice looking. arrived quickly and in great condition.
Sun Aug 12 00:00:00 MDT 2012sherryw8comcastnet Rating:5.0
Needed something in traditional styling in a mahogany/walnut color that was sturdy, provided, storage/display area thatWAS NOT MADE OUT OF PRESSBOARD. Was ver reasonably priced
Sun Nov 13 00:00:00 MST 2011jojonyc Rating:1.0
This is the first product I purchased from O that I am not happy with! Wood had small split on spine, the joints were difficult to connect. The wall screws were very short and cannot support the weight of what the photo shows. The anchor bolts are not suitable to fasten properly to the wall and the screws do do match longer screws if you want to attach longer crews. It was too much trouble to return after you put it together. Bottom-line: Junk.
Tue Sep 28 00:00:00 MDT 2010jecards7 Rating:3.0
The book shelf is very sturdy and well built. My only complaint is that that the edges were left raw on many of the boards, and I spent a lot of time painting them black with a marker. Aside from that, it was easy to put together and looks great.
Thu Apr 26 00:00:00 MDT 2007silentshopper2 Rating:3.0
Appearance on ladder book shelves is great, especially for the price paid. As long as they are assembled right & placed right on a wall should hold alot of load.. Great buy!
Mon Aug 02 00:00:00 MDT 2010happicustomer87 Rating:5.0
I am very satisified with this ladder book shelf. I love that it is solid wood (rare these days...). The shelf is blacker in real life and looks very polished and classy. It brings my entire room together. All in all, great purchase for a great price!
Sat Dec 29 00:00:00 MST 2012kswiss12 Rating:1.0
I was very disappointed upon receiving my ladder book shelves. The color was inaccurate and the material was very flimsy. Also the screws and wooden pegs did not fit into there allotted slots correctly. I spent serval minutes and also ask my boyfriend for help; A-last we were unable to get them to fit and gave up,
Sun Mar 28 00:00:00 MDT 2010johnradr Rating:4.0
I have been looking for black ladder book shelves for some time. I have seen some that were too expensive. I found these. I purchased 2 of them for on both side of my flatscreen tv on stand. They look really good since the stand is almost as high as book shelf. Easy to put together. Plenty of room for books, pictures and etc.
Mon Nov 05 00:00:00 MST 2012lisaraejuby Rating:5.0
This corner book shelf was exatly what I was looking for! Fits perfect in my office and matches the rest of my office furniture. Great space saver and is professional in style. Highly recommend
Fri Apr 09 00:00:00 MDT 2010sbeahm Rating:5.0
I had been searching for a ladder book shelf ffor months when I came across this one. I was a little worried when I read the reviews because everyone kept mentioning it wasn't very sturdy, looked cheap, etc. I definitely disagree. It is a gorgeous peice of furniture and very sturdy. I have about 20 books on it, tons of picture frames, and some nick nacks and have had no problems. It has a very rich color and goes perfectly with all my other fuurniture. I am very pleased with my purchase!
Thu Aug 26 00:00:00 MDT 2010radiantineaston Rating:4.0
Ordered two to fit side by side in master bedroom for wall unit effect. Quality of wood is excellent, shape and design aesthetic very nice for a "ladder" book case. Expresso color is warm and rich. deeper shelves on the bottom now house my wireless printer and larger books. Have built Ikea and other Overstock pieces for years and never had difficulty, unfortunately these instructions reversed the number for two side frames and overall was very difficult to assemble especially alone. Finally paid a young man to put them together and so they look fabulous!!! Very happy with product and OS delivery, well packaged and bubble wrapped, instructions could have been clearer.
Wed Feb 23 00:00:00 MST 20114222kay Rating:2.0
i can't believe i paid **** for this cheap book shelf. had i any idea, i would have packed it up and sent it back. i already put it together. i would expect to pay 30.00 maybe.
Fri Jan 31 00:00:00 MST 2014jojo9905 Rating:4.0
I needed a white book shelf for my daughter's room. The style is excellent, and easy to put together. The quality is acceptable though not superb, as it's not all made of real wood. Also, it's pretty small for the price, therefore a 4 star.
Mon Dec 17 00:00:00 MST 2012barbaras9 Rating:5.0
These are perfect for my needs. I did not want heavy-looking all wood book-cases as I have wood floors and a large wood mantle in my living room. They are strong, easy to assemble and I like the design w/crossbars on the back. I especially like the open, airy feel and the size of the shelves.
Mon Feb 20 00:00:00 MST 2012beenashty Rating:3.0
We had been looking for a solid wood book shelf to use in our living room that was open on the back so that it did not block light and so that we could put our cable, dvd, video game console etc. without drill holes. The discription said this was ALL solid wood pieces. When the product came however NONE of the pieces where wood, they engineered wood and heavy particle board. We decided to keep it however because it looked good and I decided that it would not get the wear and tear that a coffee or side table may. My husband does not care for the finishings, as they are just stickers to cover the screws. I personally do not mind the screws showing so I think that is unimportant.
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