This bed is fabulous! We've had it for a couple years now. It is as sturdy as the day we put it together (definitely takes 2 to do that). Our guests never fail to comment on how beautiful our Overstock bedroom furniture is. Also have the nightstand, dresser and console. One of the best purchases ever! To get furniture this heavy and beautiful you'd pay a ton at the local furniture store. The assembly instructions are vague at points, and you have to pay close attention to the diagrams. However, with patience you will get through it. Gotta mention this, though: The instructions include gluing some dowels. We didn't do that. Ummm.... what if I want to move out of this place one day??? The bed has to go in one solid piece????