Face it: For this price, you're not going to buy "fine" furniture. Nevertheless, this is a good solid heavy table with an interesting transitional appearance. It came well packed and was easy to put together. The one issue I have with it is that I can't quite make out what the table's veneer is made of. Seems sort of plastic looking, with a very noticeable (and fake) grain. Once you step away from the table (or put things on it), you'll forget about the grain and be able to enjoy how nice and substantial the table looks in your home. I'd definitely buy it again.