This is a gorgeous, solid hardwood dining room set that surpassed all our expectations. The wood is a beautiful reddish/brown color with inlaid pieces you can't really see in the picture. The chairs are sturdy and have a durable white "pleather-ish" material that is easy to clean with a wet rag or some simple household cleaner. Compared to similar sets we were looking at, this was easily the best selection. Comparable sets costs $2,000-$4,000, and with Overstock's free shipping it was even a bigger bargain. It arrived at our house within 10 days, and while I had to assemble the pieces, it was easy to do with allen bolts and the wrench that was provided. Be warned. Because this is solid rubber-wood, this is a very heavy piece of furniture. The table alone (with the leafs) probably weighs upwards of 150 lbs.