Japan - Benches
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Mon Nov 18 00:00:00 MST 2013bbseaside Rating:5.0
This bench is absolutely gorgeous!! Best buy ever from OS!! If you are hesitating don't!!
Sun Nov 25 00:00:00 MST 2007kkerri11 Rating:4.0
Nice product. I agree with the other buyers that it does need airing out for a few days. Otherwise , it is great.
Sat May 10 00:00:00 MDT 2008zilmar Rating:1.0
I ordered this bench after I read all of the positive reviews. Unfortunatelly, I do not concur at all with them. The positive aspect is that I was dealing with O.com who has unsurpassed customer service. O.com representatives were very helpful in sending me a call tag delivered by UPS who picked up the bench being returned. It arrived with a smashed leg. My experience with O.com is very positive and the company is very ethical. I had no problems returning the bench and will check with my credit card company to see whether the credit has been posted. I am sure it will be. I personally found this item to have very poor workmanship and would not have it in my house even if it were given to me for free. The products used to treat the soft mango wood have an overpowering bad odor. I am surprised at the positive reviews this item has received. The picture looks OK but the actual bench, in my opinion, looks cheap and rather unattractive. I have been very happy with two other items I ordered from O.com. Reps are very professional and a pleasure to deal with.
Wed Sep 21 00:00:00 MDT 2011bookersbuddy Rating:2.0
I was disappointed on the size ,measured the overall and didn't take in consideration that the rolled edges were encluded in the overall. measurement. Cheap looking.. I was going to put in our master, but put it in the kids room. Too much of a hassel to return it.
Tue May 22 00:00:00 MDT 2012mangopeach1964 Rating:5.0
I absolutely love this bench. It took 3 deliveries to get one to me that wasn't damaged in transit, but it was worth the wait. It is very detailed and looks even better than the photo.
Sat Nov 08 00:00:00 MST 2008Rating:5.0
I recieved this bench a few weeks ago, and am totally delighted. I pondered wheather or not to purchase this and it is lovely. When I recieved the bench there was no odor as mentioned by other reviewers. It complaments my foyer, and I used the under compartment to store blankets. I am completely satisfied with the product , speed of delivery and quality of workmanship.
Thu Oct 18 00:00:00 MDT 2007icescreamforicecream Rating:5.0
I read all the previous reviews and unpacked it outside, rubbed the finish with a cloth, and left it in the basement for two days. I added two pillows and it is now a wonderful addition to the living room. My only regret, not ordering the smaller bench, which is now sold out.
Wed Aug 01 00:00:00 MDT 201245kiki12 Rating:5.0
LOVE this product!! I couldn't wait to open the box and I was not disappointed. It's just right for the area under my picture window.
Wed Feb 26 00:00:00 MST 2014ge3778 Rating:5.0
beautiful wood bench we are using it in an art galley very sturdy
Sat Dec 15 00:00:00 MST 2007marciaandmango1 Rating:5.0
After seeing a photo and reading previous reviews on the Mango Wood bench, we decided to take a leap of faith and purchase it on line. It arrived in a reasonable period of time, came out of the box in perfect condition and took no assembly. We love it. I took reviewers suggestion of wiping it down with a dry, clean cloth to remove excess stain. Good idea! My corgi Mango can now leap up on the bed unassisted using the bench as her step and we finally have storage for our pillows and blankets. Functional AND beautiful!
Thu Aug 01 00:00:00 MDT 2013irish2012 Rating:5.0
This mango wood bench far exceeded my expectations. It is beautiful. I ordered this Asian style bench to place under a 6 ft., 3-panel oriental screen. It is perfect and the wall looks wonderful.
Fri Dec 23 00:00:00 MST 2011chynahblue Rating:5.0
I bought this bench for my living room to go with a teak wood bench. I received the item well packaged and protected with bubble wrap. The assembly of the legs were really easy took me less than 5 minutes to screw the legs onto the bench. The quality of the weave on this bench is stellar. The tones of the colors in the weave are a bit deeper than what you can see in the image. The chocolate and orange/red tones really bring this bench to life. Really works well with my Tahitian Decor or Cognac colored furnishings.
Thu Jul 04 00:00:00 MDT 2013leftsider Rating:1.0
Purchased this attractive reclaimed wood bench to play double-duty as a dining table bench and piano bench in our simply-designed home. Overstock delivered quckly. We were very happy. Construction was simple and straightforward, though the package came with less washers (and more bolts) than needed. Hardware store run fixed that. Bench built looked great. From mid-March, seemingly great. This Monday, June 1st, I sat at our dining table working. My wife sat next to me, leaning over to place her head on my shoulder. That's when we heard the crack. Before we could respond, I, 6'2" and 195 lbs and she, 5'4" and 145, found ourselves on the floor. The bolted areas were secure as ever; it was weakness in the bench, not the legs or connections. In fact, it seemed the underside support was screwed directly into a weak piece of the wood. The spit followed the line of what we thought was a "character mark." If you like to spend ****+ for a decorative bench, by all means. If you want to sit on your bench, I'd advise against this one strongly. I don't see any opportunity to be compensated for faulty product either, so please choose with care.
Sat Aug 28 00:00:00 MDT 20102lulu Rating:5.0
This bench was perfect for organizing an area that was becoming cluttered. Just enough to keep things out of sight and easy to get too. So far, working fine.
Tue Jan 15 00:00:00 MST 2008Rating:5.0
The bench is beautiful and the quality was very good for the price. The only minor complaint I have is that the doors are a bit hard to open but as it is used for storage, I don't ned to open them every day anyway. The bench is solid, the wood attractive and the reed trim is not cheap-looking. I'm very happy with it!
Wed Aug 05 00:00:00 MDT 2009michmas Rating:5.0
We purchased this storage bench to use as an entertainment stand. It was deep enough to house our Tivo, tuner, DVD player, etc once we cut a whole in the back for the wires. It arrived with some minor damage so am not sure if that's due to poor workmanship or poor shipping.Overall we are really happy with the bench and it looks great in our house.
Thu Aug 13 00:00:00 MDT 2009spaulding Rating:5.0
Product is just as depicted in photos. Is a good value and is recommended for anyone looking for a storage bench.
Tue Dec 15 00:00:00 MST 2009tinmarin Rating:5.0
To all new buyers this is a beautiful selection do not hesitate to buy it The best of all is the look.The furniture is solid made of mango wood. The bench is hand made and when you view it from a distance, you enjoy the texture of the color, and made you feel happy of your decision to buy it . Remind me of the furnitures on my grandmother house, bilt to be enjoy for life.
Mon Dec 03 00:00:00 MST 2007mic44 Rating:5.0
Use it to store my blow up queen mattress for my daughter's sleepovers. Looks great behind my couch flanked by tall vases. Go for it....
Tue Dec 18 00:00:00 MST 2012decoratinmom Rating:5.0
I am SO pleased with this storage bench. It gives extra seating without taking up a lot of space. It's JUST what I needed for my breakfast room. It is so sturdy and heavy-duty, plus the lid lifts to give storage space. I couldn't be happier with this purchase!! I would highly recommend this bench to others.
When it comes to patio furniture, nothing is as quaint as an outdoor bench. Reminiscent of old romances, an outdoor bench is the perfect way to enjoy the company of a loved one. Whether you live on a small lot or a large acreage, there are so many great ways for outdoor benches to contribute to your home. If you like the look of outdoor patio furniture but aren't sure how they can fit in around your house, here are some tips to get you started.
True to its namesake, an outdoor bench is probably going to spend a huge amount of time in the harsh outdoors. Even on your patio, an outdoor bench can undergo some undue wear and tear unless it is cared for properly. If you want your outdoor bench to last, you must give it the care and cleaning that it requires. Outdoor benches may come in a variety of different materials to match your outdoor patio furniture, and each one requires its own type of maintenance. Most likely, your bench will be either wicker, wooden or metal. A wicker bench is perhaps the easiest to maintain, and many wicker benches are made to be weather-resistant. Either way, here are a few ways to ensure your patio furniture lasts as long as possible.
Although most commonly used outside, benches have found a great amount of use inside the home. Not only do they offer additional seating, typically in a compact piece of furniture, but they also offer a great deal of versatility. Benches are great furniture for foyers, letting you sit when you take off or put on your shoes, and some styles will even have shelves to keep your shoes orderly. Benches also add style to bedrooms and living rooms, and storage benches give you a place to store items while keeping them easily accessible.
Outdoor furniture is available in many materials to suit different outdoor areas. Steel and wicker outdoor furniture are both perfect for the porch or balcony, while a wrought-iron bistro set looks great on the patio. Wood garden furniture, from outdoor benches to dining tables, looks fabulous in the garden. There are many different kinds of wood to choose from, so finding the right outdoor furniture for your garden is easy no matter what style of garden you have.
A garden bench is a great place to sit when you want to relax and admire your garden. At night, you can gaze at the stars from the comfort of your garden bench. There are many different outdoor benches to choose from when you're ready to purchase one. The designs, materials, sizes and colors vary greatly from bench to bench. With proper preparation, you should be able to find the perfect outdoor bench for your yard.
Often overlooked in favor of sofas, armchairs and ottomans, benches deserve more attention than they receive. These versatile pieces of living room furniture serve as style accents to any room and act as convenient seating surfaces. Whether indoor or outdoor, benches come in varieties to satisfy multiple decorating functions. This bench buying guide will give you some shopping points to consider when fitting benches into your existing and future home decorating.
Whether you found your perfect bench at a secondhand store or you're not satisfied with the color of a new hall bench, you always have the option of repainting it to your liking. Do-it-yourself projects have never been easier, and repainting a bench is simple as long as you have the right equipment and know what you're doing. If you're ready to start your next project, then keep reading for tips on how to repaint a bench.
Just as good for decoration as it is for function, a storage bench is a valuable and attractive piece of furniture. Instead of just pushing your storage bench against a wall and forgetting about it, why not take full advantage of its storage capacity? Bench furniture with storage can be a perfect way to store odds and ends in an organized and easily accessible manner. Here are a few ideas to help you use your storage benches to their full potential.
Keeping a fashionable leather storage bench in your family room or living room can give it that final touch and offer handy extra storage space. You can never go wrong with leather, and a leather storage bench offers some additional overflow seating or even a comfy leather ottoman. Like other leather furniture, leather storage benches require special care in order to extend their life. Chances are you'll want your leather storage bench to last a good while, and no one wants a stained or dirty piece of furniture. After you've acquired a beautiful leather upholstered bench, use these tips to make sure it is sprucing up your home for years to come.
All furniture serves multiple functions, acting as decoration and providing practical use as a table or seating or storage. But one of the most versatile pieces of furniture you can put in your home is a storage bench. And if you don't already have a versatile storage bench in your home, you should consider the many different functions a storage bench can give you.
To make your entryway more inviting, consider adding a bench. Entryway benches can provide a place to sit while you remove your shoes, storage cubbies for mittens and hats and even hooks for hanging coats. Consider the best materials for an entryway bench so you can select the one that best fits your decorating style.
Life relaxes outdoors and patio furniture helps you slow your pace with new designs in outdoor chairs, benches and other great patio garden furniture. What could be more calming than snoozing in an Adirondack chair at a Cape Cod cottage? Perhaps catching rays in a poolside chaise lounge or swinging in a hammock under your favorite shade tree defines summer for you. This patio garden furniture buying guide will help you sort through your options in casual outdoor furniture.
Benches, whether placed inside or outside the home, add charm and convenience to any decor. Many different types and styles of benches exist, from basic garden benches to benches made in the Louis XVI style. Knowing exactly which type of bench will work best isn't always easy. However, the task can become simpler if you think about both functionality and design. Look at the tips on choosing benches for every style below for some great advice on finding the right bench for you.
Adding fashionable and affordable benches to your home decor will turn your living room into an inviting place for you and your family and friends. Choosing a bench for your home lets you pick something that's uniquely you. It can be anything from wild and bold to subtle and simple. There are countless styles of benches available; in fact, the top five bench types are manufactured in a variety of styles, so finding one that adds some flair to your home shouldn't be difficult.
Serve meals and entertain friends comfortably when you buy kitchen furniture designed for use in a small kitchen. Whether you want a kitchen bar to save space and seat many guests or a compact kitchen table you can slide against a wall when not in use, you're sure to find the right pieces for your home. Read on for tips on buying the best kitchen furniture for a small kitchen.
Whether you're furnishing your first home or just updating your living room, you need living room furniture that fits your current decor and is comfortable for your family and friends to relax in. With armchairs, sofas and other living room couches to choose from, picking the right style can be somewhat overwhelming. This buying guide will help you sort through all the living room furniture and help you decide on the pieces that will work best in your living room.
When you are choosing a modern bench for your home, look for something unique that makes a statement about you and your personality. The bench has evolved from just being a fashion afterthought to becoming the main focus of a room. The look and feel of today's modern benches range from bold to simple, and if you're looking for something with a modern twist, you shouldn't have too much trouble; benches are produced in a variety of modern styles. Below, you'll find the top five modern bench styles.
Exercise benches are extremely versatile pieces of equipment. Although in gyms, exercise benches traditionally serve as a spot for bench presses and other barbell exercises, they are actually useful among weights and machines for working all of your muscle groups. They look simple, but they are very useful in a fitness routine, especially a weight lifting and cardiovascular workout plan. To properly use an exercise bench, think beyond bench pressing to the multitude of opportunities for including it in a general fitness plan that involves using a wide range of weights and machines.
Weight benches are standard fixtures bought and used in most home gyms. They are one of the most popular home gym machines on the market today. Your basic weight bench consists of a board that measures about 1 foot wide and about 3 feet long and is supported on metal legs. The board is padded for the comfort of the user. Most weight benches also include an affixed rack or stand on one end to hold weights.
A personal workshop isn't complete without a workbench. You can build your own sturdy woodworking bench with a few tools and some construction lumber. Here's a step-by-step guide to getting started on a workbench, including measurements.