I had an area in my kitchen, underneath the counter top, which was too shallow to be a "breakfast nook", so I decided I wanted to put some sort of shelving unit there for storage. I measured the area, and searched high and low for bookcases, storage untis, etc., until I ran across this piece which was the perfect dimensions. Unlike the other reviewers, I found this piece to be very sturdy and to be a perfect size for my measured area. It looks fantastic in the area where I needed it, & the wicker drawers are also very sturdy & match the color of my cabinets. I use it to store soda boxes (which fit on it perfectly), pet food bags, & other miscellaneous items I had been stacking on the floor under the counter top. A great addition to the kitchen and greatly enhances the look of the kitchen. So nice looking even my teenage daughter commented on it...I couldn't be happier with this Baker's Rack (and it's much, much sturdier than the previous one I had).