Does the table scratch? I am looking for something that can withstand crafts, homework, meals, etc.
3-piece Iron Turnbuckle Dining Set (India)
This unique iron dining table features legs connected by two turnbuckles that add a touch of industrial style. Two benches are also included to complete this substantial, handcrafted dining set.
ITEM#: 13919874This unique iron dining table features legs connected by two turnbuckles that add a touch of industrial style. Two benches are also included to complete this substantial, handcrafted dining set.
- Materials: Iron
- Finish: Old iron lacquer
- Heavy cold rolled steel legs secure with turnbuckle
- Table Dimensions: 71 inches long x 35 inches wide x 30 inches high
- Bench Dimensions: 63 inches long x 14 inches wide x 18 inches high
Story Behind the Art:
The artisans who created this item come from generations of metal workers. The community of artisans has turned its economy from one of a military support economy from the time of the British rule, to one of a handicraft industry. The community has become one of the world's most prolific handicraft centers, providing handcrafted textiles, furniture and metal work.
The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.
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This table was pretty challenging to put together, but I love how it looks once it's done. Distressed metal isn't for everyone, but I'm into it. If I had it to do over again, I might reconsider where I placed it though; the metal benches can be really cold to sit on, so I would not put it near the sliding glass door to the patio again. Also, please note that this is a really heavy piece. I ended up buying a rug to go under it so I wouldn't scratch the floors up every time I moved a bench.Read More
We got this table a little over a month ago, rust started to develop underneath the lacquer layer. When we tried to contact overstock to return it, this was the response I received: "I did email the warehouse with your pictures requesting new benches because the ones you received were defective. The warehouse did advise me "the rust is under the lacquer finish on the bench and that is how the product comes. The bumps and rust are a part of how the product is, and any bench that is resent will have that". I am more than happy to set this item up for a return for a refund if you would like, however if the item is returned, return shipping would not be covered" To be fair, Overstock did offer a refund. But the rust really wasn't there when we put together the dining set.Read More
I was really hesitant to buy this at first but the table is great!!! Clean lines and substantial presence in the room, it cetainly anchors a room without consuming it...truely a great look to mix and match textures in a room, adding the cold clean look to be accented with soft warm colors and fabrics. Love It!!Read More
Questions & Answers
Hello designmam, The 3-piece Iron Turnbuckle Dining Set is not scratch proof. Check out the Corner Nook Dining Set Distressed Oak Finish maybe it will help. Please feel free to contact us again with any further questions. Thank you for shopping with us!
Is it possible to purchase 1 table and 1 bench?
Hello bowersdesign, This set is beautiful! You can purchase the table and bench separately under items 13811806 (table) and 13811805 (bench). I hope this helps. Thanks for shopping with us.
What is care/upkeep like for iron furniture like this (i.e. cleaning, polishing). Can it rust considering it's exposed to liquids?
Daily dusting, occasional washing with mild detergent and water with complete drying, occasional waxing and regular powder coating with epoxy will maintain the life of the item. Once any metal becomes exposed to moisture, it will rust if it is not dried.
How much assembly is required? What sort of tools are required to put it together?
The only assembly required for any of these turnbuckle pieces is the attachment of the legs and placement of the turnbuckles. The legs are preassembled in two parts that attach with a few bolts that can be tightened with the wrenches provided. No additional tools are necessary. The turnbuckle portion should be placed and tightened by hand alone. Given the weight of the table, however, we recommend that this job be done by a two-person team.
How much do the tables and benches weigh?
The total shipping weight of the set is 360 pounds.
Can these be left outdoors with no rusting, etc?
This is not meant to be outside.
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