I found this shelf to be unique looking and the right size for the room I was using. I bought two of them. I learned the hard way to use a mallet to hit the wooden dowels into the pieces that are parallel to the dowel as far as they could go. Then I tested the board going perpendicular to the dowel to make sure it wouldn't break through the side when they were connected. This ensured that the dowels wouldn't break through the side of the veneer when the two pieces were screwed in together. I wish the shelf came with some small caps to cover the screw-heads because they are exposed and a brassy color. Other than that I'm happy with the way the shelves look in my room and how my things look on them. Pretty good design for the price.
- How did the color on site compare with the actual product? The walnut veneer had a clear coating over it so it looks a little cheap up close, but not a big deal once I got all of the stuff on the shelf.
- Please tell us about the quality of the product. Quality of product was OK. The wood dowels like to pop through the sides of the shelves when they are put together.
- How accurate was the on site description of the product? Pretty accurate.
- Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes