Add a contemporary touch to any room with these retro white accent chairs. The set of two chairs are made from molded plastic, have wooden legs, and feature a matte finish. The ergonomic shape and curved seat provides maximum comfort for your guests....more
This product is a reasonably priced imitation of the Eames Molded Plastic Dowel Leg Side Chair. This is not an exact replica, but it's pretty good; especially at less than 25% of the cost of the originals. Most noticeable differences can be seen in the hardware in the base of the chair, as well as the type of wood used for the legs. The chairs are comfortable, and the plastic provides nice "give" when you lean back.
Overall quality is good (though not up to the standards of the Eames chair). However, one of the six chairs I purchased came with a defective screw (four of which are used to attach the base to the seat). I contacted overstock.com's customer support, and requested a replacement. I'll post an update once the situation is resolved.
Did the color match the color displayed onsite? Yes
How is the quality of the product? See title of this review...
Did the description onsite accurately describe the product? Yes
Love the look of these chairs but, as previous reviewers said, they do break. We bought 6 and 4 are already crooked and bent. The metal supports under the seat have actually bent so the seat pitches forward. On the two that aren't (yet) broken, they creak so much, we expect them to break any day.
These are excellent looking replicas of Eames chairs but the quality is very poor.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Accurate
Please tell us about the quality of the product. They looked great initially but now 4 of the 6 we bought are broken. They are crooked due to bent metal.
How accurate was the on site description of the product? accurate
If you're a fan of this iconic Eames chair, but not a fan of its $*00 price tag, these chairs work. Honestly you really can't beat the price. The build quality is about that of an IKEA chair, and is currently serving as a a suitable set of kitchen chairs in my smaller kitchen. They're good, not great.
The white plastic seat had a few small blackened scuffs when I opened the packaging. A Mr. Clean Magic Erasure took care of them, but also made me realize how easily the seats could be damaged if you have pants with metal buttons or grommets on the pockets. The assembled chair is also not the most solid under you and has quite a bit of flex. Not recommended for people who are rough on their things, or like to rock back in their chair.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Actual color matched online photo.
Please tell us about the quality of the product. The chair quality is on par with the price. They're not going to fall apart on you, but I'd recommend putting thread lock on all of the bolts, and pads on the feet. The chair's seat is softer plastic and will scratch easily so be mindful of pants with button pockets.
How accurate was the on site description of the product? Description was true to product.
This is a great replica of a popular mid-century design. Unfortunately, due to shoddy constructions with bolts regularly becoming loose under the seat, this chair isn't even worth 1/2 the current price. We purchased 2 & the plastic seat cracked on one a few months after purchasing & we just threw the other one out.
If you're going to plan on very rarely using this chair, it might be ok as a design element, but this didn't even hold up to an average sized person using it in their home office.
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Shoddy constructions with bolts regularly becoming loose under the seat. The plastic seat cracked on one a few months after purchasing & we just threw the other one out.
How accurate was the on site description of the product? Accurate
I wanted Eames Eiffel chairs for a long time, but the price was far outside my budget. After some searching I found these. They look great, are lightweight, easy to clean and (the best part) easy to assemble. It took me longer to breakdown the boxes these were shipped in than it did to put one chair together. I posted pictures on Instagram of the final look in my made-over kitchen and had 2 friends ask where I purchased my chairs. I plan on getting the arm-chair version as well. (I ordered 2 sets of the standard version)
Hello dinbk, On the Product Page, under assembly required, is a link to the assembly instructions where is says "Click here to see an assembly diagram for this product". Please let us know if you require additional assistance. Thank you for shopping with us.overstockcustomercare1 on Aug 22, 2013
Even though they don't come with instructions, you just have to turn the base until it matches up properly with the legs. You'll know if they're matched up correctly. Don't over-tighten until you're 100% sure.auntmidgee on Oct 8, 2013
Also, the black pieces on the legs may need to be rotated a little for the screws to line up with the holes.ypierluissi on Dec 7, 2013
I too did not get assembly instructions! Now I have chairs that can't be assembled. Please help.amittman on Aug 1, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello, amittman. Hope your day is going well. We apologize for the inconvenience. You will be contacted, soon, by customer service. Thank you for shopping with us and please feel free to contact us again with any further questions.
overstockcustomercare1 on Aug 8, 2013
Great looking chairs, but no assembly instructions!!! Can you please ealp me out.swizzy on Jul 30, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hey, I ordered these a week ago and i got a confirmation that they shipped, but now there's no information with my tracking number? is there a way to find out if they actually shipped?kelso1996 on Jul 29, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Do you have these chairs in another color like orange, red, etc?illson on Jun 10, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hi illson, unfortunately we do not have this exact model but do have similar models. May we suggest an alternative try item number 12386393. Thanks for shopping with us. overstockcustomercare1 on Jun 11, 2013
Will these chairs be back in stock? If so, do you know they will be back?laurenzo on Apr 2, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello laurenzo! Good news! These modern chairs are back in stock and available for purchase. I hope you enjoy them! Thanks for shopping with us.overstockcustomercare1 on Apr 6, 2013
Unfortunately, this item is currently out of stock. We will have someone from our Customer Care Department contact you to see if they might be able to help. overstockcustomercare1 on Mar 13, 2013
My husband is 250 pounds. Would you not recommend these chairs for him? Are there similar products that can withstand more weight?mabood88 on Mar 3, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Unfortunately we were unable to determine the max weight limit for each chair. I apoloigze about that inconvenience. Tested at 250 pounds. Thank you for your question. overstockcustomercare1 on Mar 4, 2013
Based on reviews I've seen, people over 170 have issues with the brackets bending within a few months.ypierluissi on Dec 7, 2013
Great chairs, but no instructions on how to put them together. I don't know what order the washers go in.psryan on Feb 28, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
what is the shipping dimension for the two chairs? how many boxes?dd1212 on Feb 5, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
The shipping dimensions were:Height: 22 Width: 24 Length: 22 for the two chairs.overstockcustomercare1 on Feb 8, 2013
Just received these chairs and since they don't come with assembly instructions I don't know a) what order the washers should be lined up and b) how to puncture through this felt pads -- do I need a power tool or something? Some useful advice would be welcome!!!tiffwhiff on Jan 29, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Rip the felt pads off, they are just for shipping. Just use the big washers.petebaker on Jan 31, 2013
if we open the box and take out the chairs to look at them, we can't return them for a 100% refund if we decided we don't like them? (the return policy says that the item can't be opened in order to get a full refund.)mavericksmum on Oct 22, 2012Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
That is correct. You would have to pay for the return shipping as well as a restocking fee.overstockcustomercare1 on Oct 23, 2012
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