The desk is fine, a solid, sturdy and very heavy piece of furniture. Assembly was reasonably easy, as long as you have two people. Shipping, however was a nightmare. The shipper returned the first one because it was too damaged to deliver. The second one looked fine on the outside, but the pieces were packed loosely inside with a few scraps of crumbling styrofoam. Three pieces, including the top, were damaged, with crushed corners and scratches. I called the company; they were very pleasant and efficiently shipped me the correct replacement pieces. The local shipping company made four appointments to deliver it and blew them all off without notifying me. I finally got them to deliver the parts, and everything went smoothly from there. Obviously shipping problems are not directly in overstock.com's control: this is more of a warning that there can be issues with shipping very heavy, awkward pieces; not every supplier packs properly; and shippers may have difficulty actually getting it to you. Altogether it was about three weeks from time of order to final parts delivery.
While the scheduling delivery was a bit trick (trucking company gave me arrival window time frame between 10 am and 6 pm in the middle of the week). The desk itself is great. Putting it together was very simple. It took about a hour without any rush.The desk is sturdy and very big. I was able to sit or stand ON it. It can easily hold at least 200 pounds of weight. Looks good too. So far I'm very happy.
The finishes for the desk top listed in the description seem to be Beech, Hansen Cherry, Light Oak, Natural Cherry, Pewter, Sienna Walnut & Slate finishes.
But the color listed in the specs is Red. That is confusing.
Can I choose the finish I want ?
Thanks.SS on Apr 8, 2015Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello SS, this is available in only Hansen cherry, which is a red tone. Have a good day!overstockcustomercare1 on Apr 23, 2015
In need of a smaller work area, but still want the elegant look. on Mar 20, 2015
If back sides are both 47", then where does the 50" W and 48.25" L measurement come from? Also, what's the depth at sides and middle?overstockshopper on Jan 10, 2015Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
The dimensions would more accurately be listed as approximately: 47 1/4 inches wide x 47 1/4 inches deep x 29 7/8 inches high. From people who have bought this desk, the width of the sides are about 26 1/2 inches wide. Hopefully that helps, thanks for shopping with us!overstockcustomercare1 on Jan 14, 2015
What color is the base and desk top? I am not sure if the base is black or grey? Please advise.Daisysue on Nov 2, 2014Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello Daisysue, the base of the desk is black.Thank you for shopping with us. Vicki Hoverstockcustomercare2 on Nov 3, 2014
Thank you for contacting us jalepore1967. Yes, we do have other units that would go with this corner desk. You can add an L-bow desk, straight desk, or return. Also, the lateral files in this collection match the desk work surface in height. There are more than a few configurations for this collection that could include the corner desk.
Please let us know if you have any further questions.overstockcustomercare1 on Feb 19, 2014
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