I purchased this after reading most all of the reviews. The color is darker, not as dark as an espresso but darker than pictured. The quality is just as described, you are not getting hardwood, nor are you paying for it. The quality is great for the price. The assembly was simple, great directions and I put it together by myself(a 57year old woman armed with just an electric screwdriver) and it took about 1.5 hours. Do beware, when you are putting the top on make sure that you lean it against an stationary object or you may damage it. After put together it is beautiful. The top is not going to be too durable so make sure to use something to protect the surface ie. coasters. The hinges are great and hold open the top securely. The hardware it comes with is handsome and heavy. I have already had many positive comments on it. If you buy this you will love it but make sure that you know it will damage easily if it is used roughly.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? darker than pictured which was perfect
Please tell us about the quality of the product. as described
How accurate was the on site description of the product? very accurate
I was a little skeptical when the table came in a large flat biox, but my 13 year old and I (the Mom) put the whole table together in a couple hours. It tooks some figuring out, but we managed. I mean you have to put on everything from the hardware handles to the hinges, but it all worked out. The hinges are of the highest qualty and the chest itself seems to be a nice solid well made unit. The finished product is really quite nice and looks far more expensive than its modest cost. I store my blankets in it and am already wondering how I got along without it. I love the way it loooks in front of my sofa and would definitely recommend it . The quality for the price is pretty amazing. Love it.
Living in an apartment with limited space, you strive to purchase furniture that can do multiple things. Like a futon, transforming from a sofa to a bed or a dining table with a removable leaf to better compliment a smaller space. So when I came across this Nailhead Espresso Cocktail Table Trunk, I was sold! Not only does it provide storage for pillows and blankets, but it’s a quality piece for a great price!
It does take some assembling (I recommend at least two people to do this job), but with my dad's help we were able to put it together in less than an hour. I love the sturdy suspension in the hinges of the trunk top, making it easy to prop it open when I need to store a number of things at a time. The wood finish looks great (an exact espresso in my opinion) and all the bronze nailheads were already in place on each side of the table. To top it off, the piece fits perfectly on my 5' x 7' rug in the living room!
Be sure to check out Overstock's coupon options when purchasing this table. I got a nice discount on top of an already great price!
What a great find!
This table is a beautiful piece and an extremely great value. Putting it together wasn't difficult at all, but it is a lot easier to assemble if you have a small hand held drill. I would recommend this product to everyone. I'm very happy to have made this purchase, it's a great addition to my home.
I purchased this chest and the matching end table. Being my first time ordering furniture on-line I was hesitant but went for it after reading these reviews. I am so happy with both items. They are sturdy, good quality and will suit the purpose well. I put both of them together in just over 2 hours by myself with a rechargeable drill. I would recommend using a wall or something to prop up the lids when you are attaching them so they don't fall backwards and also to make sure to pay attention to where the pre-drilled holes are for the lid lifts and make sure you have the end panels in the right spots. The end panels are not identical due to these pre-drilled hole locations.
A++ for this product in all categories.
I have shopped with overstock before. Great experience, great quality, and arrival condition great.
My last shipment was two separate delivery days. I chatted on line with a couple of your representatives, and to say they were professional and courtesy does not adequately describe them. I wish I had written down their names, but both these ladies are an asset to your company.
We just moved from a large house into a small apartment. This was just the perfect addition to our
new home. I was searching for a duo piece of furniture that would enhance our living space and
serve to hide the sofa blankets during the day! It is roomy inside and looks so pretty in front of
the couch. Hardware is top quality and it is all wood construction. The finish is a very neutral cognac color
and blends with all of the wood pieces in our living room.
It took the hubby longer to put it together than usual because he had a worked a really long day.
It really didn't seem that bad as I sat and watched it all come together - lol! Definitely a great purchase for
Yes, it had to be assembled. But as far as I remember it did not take unusually long to do it.twinkle2009 on Sep 8, 2014
Yes, make sure you review all panels/pieces carefully before starting to put it together. Ours was damaged in several places and they sent us two front panels in the box in stead of one front and one back.lucket on Sep 9, 2014
yes, it was easy. I put this one and the matching end table together alone in 1.5 hours with only hand tools. I would recommend gluing the dowels while you are assembling it.shooltt on Sep 10, 2014
Hello alainasmom, assembly is required for this item. Thanks for shopping with us. J.Eoverstockcustomercare2 on Sep 10, 2014
Thank you for contacting us mlp9441. The shipping weight is 64 pounds and the box dimensions are:
H: 7 W: 25 L: 43
Please let us know if you have any further questions.overstockcustomercare1 on Apr 14, 2014
The previous answer is correct 64 pounds9280sd on May 9, 2014
The exact specs are listed in the description, but picture this: it will be a little higher than up to your knees/lap when you are sitting on your couch w/ the table in front of you - just bought it and the height is optimal.pmdz on Jun 17, 2013
The website says this trunk is metal, but it looks like wood. Can someone let me know?lslott on May 2, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
It is wood - a really dark chocolate color. Very pretty!mtmade on May 6, 2013
Hello 4130987, the trunk is made of wood with metal hardware.
Thank you for shopping with us.
overstockcustomercare1 on May 7, 2013
It's not metal, it's HEAVY, but not metal. It's wood composite but very HIGH quality w/ great finish. Has metal accents (e.g., handles, hardware, nailheads) Just bought it - assembled it over the weekend. You will NOT be disappointed.pmdz on Jun 17, 2013
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