Although these chairs are absolutely lovely to look at, they are terribly made. I realized when I bought them that they were not going to be family heirlooms but I was looking for a decent occasional use dining chair for a 2nd home that we don't often use. Under normal use, after only three uses...yes you read that correctly three, they are literally starting to crumble and fall apart. My husband is an experienced builder so these were put together properly. He was impressed initially and thought they appeared to be a decent every day chair for the price. He doesn't think that now. We bought 8 of them and I'm sure we will not go to the trouble and expense of returning them so we're stuck with them. I have to say, Overstock, often delivers nice quality, reasonably priced goods but sometimes they completely miss the mark and it feels almost fraudulent. So disappointed.
The chairs were replacements for similar, older chairs that finally broke down after over 30 years in the family. They are very easy to assemble!! The chair back & seat come assembled and it was only a matter of attaching the legs & supports to the chair! I assembled both of these chairs in about 1/2 hour total!! Super nice, heavy-duty chairs! They are very comfy (with a chair seat pad), and the fan back fits nicely to the upper body & cradles you when sitting back in the chair! I was pretty worried when I ordered these, picturing a very difficult assembly, but I was very happy I ordered them and the assembly was a snap!!
We bought these chairs for our dining room. The color was a nice, rich espresso, but they were so not comfortable (on the back especially) and the spindles on the back of the chair seemed flimsy. Because we spend so much time lingering around the table after meals I knew they wouldn't work for us. Needless to say we returned them.