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By Review Response Team
Thank you for filling out the review on the Montego 3-tier Bookcase. We have done a quality control of the inventory and have assembled the bookcase to ensure its stability. We recommend to follow the instructions and to screw all parts tightly together. Please accept our apologies for any disappointment this may have caused.
Went together in about 1/2 hour. I had to have my husband muscle one back brace because the pegs didn't align exactly with the predrilled holes, but some muscle and a little wiggling got it done. I like the stand a lot.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? black is black
Please tell us about the quality of the product. I it solid wood. Seems sturdy enough to hold books.
How accurate was the on site description of the product? Very accurate
Paint is a flat black, I'll probably touch up with black gloss. It is wood, looks like plywood. The shelves are all solid wood, not compressed or particle board. It will support the weight of all my cookbooks without warping. Good solid piece at a lower end cost. Looks nice too. Easy to put together.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Black as stated.
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Good, solid. Sturdy.
How accurate was the on site description of the product? Accurate
if you are planning on matching this with other walnut items get something else. this is sooo not the right color. does not match any of my walnut items. had to put this in the garage cause it doesn't match anything and I didn't want to mess with the hassle of returning it. the quality and look to it are not imprressive either. very cheap looking. get something else.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? NOT AT ALL
Please tell us about the quality of the product. not very good
How accurate was the on site description of the product? not good
I am SO pleased with this bookcase, it is really great quality wood and very sturdy. I was a little concerned that it wouldn't be based on the price, but it really is! I have pictures, books, candles, vase on it all at once and it looks great in my living room. It was simple to build in about 20 minutes (my 12 year old helped me do it!) I very much recommend this piece!
I was impressed with the durability of this product. It does not feel or look cheap. It holds a good amount of books. I was able to clear out two large boxes. It is also easy to assemble. I put it together in an hour which is record time for me. There are not too many tools. Everything you need is in the package.
Thank you for your inquiry. Currently we do not have a matching side table for this book case. We do have several to choose from that will look quit nice with this. Type in espresso side tables, or which ever color you are looking for to match the book case. Thank you for shopping with us.overstockcustomercare1 on Mar 10, 2014
The backs of the shelves are the same as the fronts and the sides because the shelves are solid hardwood and not plywood or MDF and so it is a finished wood all the way around. Thank you for shopping Overstock.com.overstockcustomercare1 on Sep 19, 2013
Thewood finish is all around. That is why I did not realize I started on the wrong side. All the pieces have wood finish on both sides.monuine on Feb 19, 2014
The bookcase is finished all around, the quality is great. I love this piece in my home!alexandra8200 on Mar 18, 2014
Is it available in Walnut color? I do not see an option for walnut color. If it's out of stock, when will it be available?amareshpat on Sep 3, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hi amareshpat, unfortunately the walnut color is out of stock. Items are restocked as they become available, however we cannot guarantee an item will be restocked. Please feel free to check back with us periodically to see if the item has returned. Thanks for shopping with us. overstockcustomercare1 on Sep 4, 2013
Hi calmseas2, thank you for your inquiry. Unfortunately Overstock does not weight test our items; typically this type of bookcase holds up to 15 pounds per shelf. While this item may be able to hold more weight on each shelf we do not recommend it. Thanks for shopping with us. overstockcustomercare1 on Aug 12, 2013
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