When I ordered this bed, I was concerned about stability and sturdiness. I have seen many canopy beds where the canopy is incredibly wobbly and the whole thing feels like it will fall apart. This is NOT one of those beds. I am impressed with both the look and feel of this bed frame. It looks just as the picture does, the seems are well designed to be hidden as much as possible, and it is very sturdy. I have no concern about leaning on the canopy posts. No wobbles! I love this bed. It is everything I hoped it would be and nothing I hoped it wouldn't. Great purchase for the price.