Lots of assembly required. My husband is pretty savvy -- he did not find the assembly particularly difficult and all of the required tools were included. Result was very solid feeling (more so than most metal/brass beds) and beautiful. The posts were solid and felt solid even up high.
- How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Very well.
- Please tell us about the quality of the product. Very high.
- How accurate was the on site description of the product? Very. No surprises.