This is exactly what I imagined and more! I use it in my kitchen for extra storage. It took about 2 hours to put together....that included preparation..gathering tools...layout...and the clean up. But it was easy to do....only took a screw driver! Very sturdy ...and the "weathered white" finish matched my kitchen cabinets. I did change the knobs. Love it! Holds tons! It will be around for many, many years.