I bought this stool/side table after checking out similar products at that well-known Swedish big box store. Although this one was almost twice as much as those other ones, it was definitely worth it! The top is solid wood, a light to medium tone, and the base is matte black metal. Assembly consisted of screwing on the table top (one minute), placing the bolt to hold the top in place (30 seconds), & putting the rubber protectors on the three legs (again, 30 seconds). I didn't even need instructions.
I also have to say that I've NEVER received a product that was wrapped so well. EVERYTHING was wrapped extremely well. Not a scratch on anything.
This is a no-brainer.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? SPOT ON
Please tell us about the quality of the product. VERY WELL MADE
How accurate was the on site description of the product? SPOT ON
I purchased this stool for my kids to use at the piano. They needed something higher than the bench, but slightly different heights from each other. This allows each of them to quickly be at the right place. It's very well constructed, and blends in nicely - not too modern, not too traditional. It was packaged very well. I'm glad I had a heads up about the blue grease from other reviewers, so assembly was trouble free.
Great product at an even better price!
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Medium tone natural cherry look
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Very well constructed - solid
How accurate was the on site description of the product? Spot on.
Firstly, this stool is well packed. I was a little concerned that I was going to ruin the finish on the base trying to remove the very tightly taped gauzy protective wrap. Be careful! Assembly was a breeze and the instructions couldn't be more clear. Do heed the words of others and wipe off excess blue grease from base while assembling. I'm very happy with this stool. It's better looking than I though it would be and is just right for sitting at an art table or an easel. I looked for this style stool at this height for some time. Most are designed for counters or bars and cannot go lower than 24 inches. This one works best in the 18-22 inch range, which is exactly what I wanted. Others state that it wobbles when fully extended, so perhaps not ideal as a counter stool.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Better in person. Wood is darker and richer (more rusty in color) and while metal is shiny, it doesn't look cheap.
Please tell us about the quality of the product. excellent for a swivel stool in this price range
How accurate was the on site description of the product? very
I needed a certain size stool for the desk that I use my portable sewing machine at, and this does the trick.
I needed one that had decent up and down range so that it could fit back under the desk when not in use, and not stick out...a very tall order. I also wanted one that had a small seat since I sit on the edge of a stool when I sew, and the big cushiony stools now days are just too cumbersome. A snap to assemble, and I heeded the advice of another reviewer about the grease. My only complain is that it does have a slight wobble to the stool top, when it is elevated..very slight, so not enough to make me not want to keep it. The wood finish on the top actually closely matches the finish on the desk.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Matched
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Good Quality..made in China...very well packed
How accurate was the on site description of the product? Matched
This stool is a great addition to our kitchen. My partner and I both have bad legs and now can sit and chop or work at the stove sitting down. A lifesaver for us. Saves us a huge amount of suffering standing in the kitchen. The product is sturdy and well made and well worth the money I paid. I am very happy with this purchase.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Stool was slightly darker than pictured, perfect for my decor.
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Excellently made product. Very easy to assemble.
How accurate was the on site description of the product? Exact
I ordered the stool to use as an adjustable banding wheel in my pottery studio. For that purpose, it did not matter so much that the seat is made of particle-board & that one edge was crushed. I screwed a larger solid wood table-top to it for the banding wheel. Anyone actually wanting to use this stool in their home as a nice piece of furniture would be very disappointed. It would have been returned .
It was priced low & shipping was free. I needed it, so I kept it & modified it to my needs.
As a banding wheel, it went together easily, adjusts up & down, rotates nicely and does not take up too much studio floor space.
As a bar stool, with an ugly particle-board seat, even if it had not been broken, it would not be a good buy at any price.
I run hot and cold with O's quality. Sometimes I'm very pleased and other times I open the box and realize the merchandise is poor quality at best. The latter is my experience with this stool. The legs have a raised stippling in spots which looks like painted over rust (although I cannot determine if it is or is not rust), the welded joints are a real mess, the feet don't sit flat on the floor and the wood seat is chipped. My experience returning items though is such that for what I paid it's just not worth it. This was purchased for under a kitchen desk - finding something that was the proper height was challenging and this will be seldom used so it's not worth getting knickers in a twist about. At least it looks good in its new place.
Hi mtcontos, the seat diameter is 13 inches. We apologize for the confusion. We hope this clears things up. Thanks fro shopping with us. overstockcustomercare1 on Mar 4, 2014
Is this item in stock? How long will it take to be delivered to New York City?mtcontos on Mar 3, 2014Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hi mtcontos, we do have this item in stock at the moment. Delivery time would take 1-5 business days depending on the shipping method. We hope this helps. Thanks for shopping with us. overstockcustomercare1 on Mar 4, 2014
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