This coffee table in my home is almost as described. Yes, it takes hours to asemble (with power tools) - and yes, the directions are not very good. But it is sturdy. I purposely did not write this review immediately after my receipt of the furniture. In the past two months, I have found that the finish is very poor. It is uneven and very dull in spots on both the top and sides of the table--and DOES NOT shine when cleaned or waxed. So I have a very heavy piece of furniture in my house that I am not so in love with. I use wood cleaning products--and dust - and nothing is helping this finish. I would suggest that if you order this, unpack the box and inspect the wood thoroughly before putting it together. I don't know if my table was a lone instance of this issue as I don't see anyone else mentioning the poor finish.
- How did the color on site compare with the actual product? same - dark espresso
- Please tell us about the quality of the product. It is constructed of sturdy, heavy wood. Did not like the finish of the wood --uneven, dull in spots
- How accurate was the on site description of the product? Fairly accurate