The Winsford server features warm burnishing on cherry finished patterned veneers to add depth to the casual dining offering. Server features door storage and wine bottle rack for your convenience....more
Originally, I was apprehensive about shipping a large, finished, wooden piece. But when I considered the low price and Overstockís 100% guarantee, I couldnít pass this up. I was assured that Overstock would promptly pick up and replace the piece if I was unsatisfied in any way. How can you beat that?
The good news is that it arrived in perfect condition, despite the slightly tattered outer box. Considering it made its way half way around the world by boat, plane and truck, from Asia, to IL, to CT, itís obvious that a lot of thought went into packaging. And as a bonus, it emerged without the funky chemical odor that you sometimes get with ready-to-assemble furniture from Asia.
This piece is rock solid and totally level. No wobbling or shakiness at all. The upper cabinet comes fully assembled. The only thing you have to do is screw on the legs and lower shelf, and pop in the inside shelves. Itís a very easy job, but a little heavy, so you might benefit from an extra set of hands.
One drawback is that NO directions are included, but assembly is pretty obvious based on the diagram on the box. If youíve ever placed a screw, youíre qualified to put this together. The only slightly tricky thing is the 2 different types of washers, one cupped and one locking. Thereís an order to placing them correctly, but Iím sure Overstockís service people or your local hardware store can advise on that if necessary.
The dark, hard, mystery wood makes this piece heavy and solid as a rock. I love the finish, which is smooth, satiny and hard as nails. This is definitely not too delicate to use. It looks and feels like it can stand up to moderate wear and tear from kids and pets, but not from hot dishes, so keep your trivets handy. Iím guessing it can also stand up to frequent moves.
If you look closely, you can see slightly imperfect millwork and knots on a couple of the legs, but what I did was place those legs on the back side. Even if I didnít, Iím guessing that no one but me would notice those things anyway. The high quality finish tends to mask the imperfections. Given the affordability of this piece, none of this was a deal breaker for me.
Overstockís description, including the all important color and dimensions are right on. The cherry color, curved legs and X pattern veneers match the photo precisely. This is exactly as expected.
One more thing - I was told that the wine rack is not removable, but thatís NOT correct. Thereís nothing holding the wine rack in place, and it slides in and out easily. So, if you prefer to have a display cubby over a wine rack, youíll have it, w
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Exactly as shown
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Solid, sturdy and stylish
How accurate was the on site description of the product? Totally accurate
Item arrived today. Great quality, I cannot stress that enough. This is not an IKEA quality product. It is made of solid wood, sanded and stained down to a very nice finish. The wood grain in the legs particularly is very nice. It is very heavy, about 200 lbs, and was professionally delivered by two delivery people, without even the smallest scratch on it.
It was much, much cheaper than a comparable product at the large furniture stores we looked at; even before the 20% discount coupon we received.
If you are on the fence about this purchase, I say GO FOR IT!
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Exact
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Excellent
How accurate was the on site description of the product? Very Accurate
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