Will I be able to store vinyl records in this?
This bookcase has so much potential. The color is accurate and it is a sturdy piece of furniture. Once put together, it looks great! Now on to my complaints, the directions are not written well. I've put together plenty of bookcases so I winged it. As I was assembling it and screwing in particular wholes the wood was chipping. This did not happen for everyone though. Also during my assembling fiasco, the bottom of the bookcase got scratched up. I was assembling it on a concrete floor but I feel like that should not matter in the grand scheme of things so that is why I gave the quality an average rating. The scratches are minor and you have to be very close to notice them. Despite my complaint, it's a stylish bookcase and goes great with current decor....
Stratford Espresso Brown 9 Cube Bookcase & Storage Unit
The Stratford 9 Cube Storage Unit allows you to store everything neat and tidy in this attractive unit. This graceful simple design offers visual charm along with function, durability and plenty of storage and display room.
ITEM#: 14809130The Stratford 9 Cube Storage Unit allows you to store everything neat and tidy in this attractive unit. This graceful simple design offers visual charm along with function, durability and plenty of storage and display room. Cube storage is one of the most popular ways to store and display books and mementos in your home.
- Materials: Solid, plantation-grown pine wood
- Finish: Espresso brown
- Lacquer finish
- Nine (9) cube storage cubbies for books, photos or nicknacks
- Versatile and multi-functional
- Dimensions: 46 inches high x 44 inches wide x 16 inches deep
|Furniture Frame Material||Wood|
|Number of Shelf||9|
|Manufacturer Warranty||180 day Limited Manufacturer|
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This bookcase has so much potential. The color is accurate and it is a sturdy piece of furniture. Once put together, it looks great! Now on to my complaints, the directions are not written well. I've put together plenty of bookcases so I winged it. As I was assembling it and screwing in particular wholes the wood was chipping. This did not happen for everyone though. Also during my assembling fiasco, the bottom of the bookcase got scratched up. I was assembling it on a concrete floor but I feel like that should not matter in the grand scheme of things so that is why I gave the quality an average rating. The scratches are minor and you have to be very close to notice them. Despite my complaint, it's a stylish bookcase and goes great with current decor.Read More
One of the pieces of wood came out of the box with a pretty large split/splinter in it. Not worth the hassle of sending it back, so I'm just dealing with it, unfortunately. It was pretty frustrating to put together by myself, because you have to "balance" a lot of pieces while screwing things in. Would be a piece of cake with 2. That aside, I'm happy with the finished product. It's really high quality for the cheap price. I bought this it to store my vinyl record collection - the cubbies are the perfect size for LPs, and my turntable sits at about chest-level on top.Read More
I love this bookcase. In fact, we ordered two. The only issue I think my husband and I had, was with the cubby-hole dividers. All parts of the shelves were shipped in separate 4x4 squares. When we assembled it well, let's just say it was a marriage-bonding experience. Aside from that, they're beautiful! Really, very happy with these purchases. Would buy again.Read More
Oh the shelf! Purchased this for a work office space. I have decades (not sure if that is good or bad) of Ikea Ikea assembly experience which I'm absolutely certain helped with my assembly of this shelf. I'm pretty sure I was hallucinating at some point from the fumes of the lacquer finish. I strongly advise putting this together in a well ventilated space - doors and windows wide open in the whole space!!! I decided to not put the back panel on - probably because I was high and liked the way it looked without it. It has worked well for the space we got it for and it looks nice. Nicer than something you would get at Ikea.Read More
Love this bookcase! Since we have years of experience with Ikea the directions were easy to follow and the quality is good, similar to what I expected. A great addition to our living room!Read More
Questions & Answers
Hello braysmom, you would have no problem storing vinyl records with this storage unit. Thank you for shopping with us!
How heavy is this?
It's not too heavy but b/c of it's width I need assistance moving it.
what are the dimensions of each cubby?
Cubby measurements are as follows: 12 inches Wide x 11.5 inches Deep x 13 inches High.
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