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Sonax S-107-NHL Hawthorn Tall Bookcase, Easy to put together, great storage space!

For the price this is a very nice shelf. I bought two to house all my daughter’s stuffed animals, and they worked perfectly.

Super easy to build and a nice sturdy book case. I love the scallop detail which makes it look vintage.

We purchased this bookcase for our 8 year old daughter. It was a little bit smaller and less impressive than expected but ‘you get what you pay for’. It fits all of her books, so it is getting the job done. It was very easy to put together. I was able to put it together all by myself in about an hour.

Key specs for Sonax S-107-NHL Hawthorn Tall Bookcase, 60″, Midnight Black:

  • Midnight Black finish
  • Beautiful curved accents
  • Open shelves perfect for books & DVD’s or a touch or personal style
  • Slender vertical space saving design.
  • Easy to assemble contemporary design

Comments from buyers

“Overall happy with my purchase, Cute and Functional, Bookshelf – Strong & Weak Points”

Great value, if you are willing to have the nail heads being exposed. This price is great but just be aware you get what you pay for. It is a great addition to my daughter’s room, but its not the highest quality.

I love this book case for my baby girls nursery. It’s super cute and narrow great for a child’s room .

Very simple to put together. Purchased fabric storage bins to use on upper shelves for workout clothing & clothing accessories. . Socks, bras, stockings, etc which is working very well. I use the bottom for storage of other items i do not need to access very often. Great price, delivered right to my door. Took me about a half hour to assemble if that. Only tool i needed was a hammer to tack on the backing.

It does its job of holding up books, but it is very cheaply made and not totally worth the money. I would have definitely invested a little bit more money into much better quality bookshelf.

This bookshelf is really great. Good size holds all my stuff and i even put extra stuff on the top. The only thing that i don’t love about it is that it has two panels in the back and you can see the seam if you don’t cover it with books.

The price is good, but the item is lacking. It’s really smaller than it seems so make sure to measure out the space you want to put it, so you know how it will look. Really seems like something that belongs in a kids room than anywhere else. The product is obviously cheaply created – it’s just particle boards and doesn’t seem all that stable. Only the tops of the shelves are finished so if you are a little farther back you will see the unfinished bottoms of the shelves which really bothers me.

This has served the purpose. We wanted cute bookshelves for our daughters room and weren’t ready to invest in study wooden furniture yet. As long as you manage your expectations then you will be happy with this. It looks cute but, as you should expect for the price, its just flimsy pressboard ‘wood’. We suspected that would be the case given the price and other reviews so are happy with it.

Edit: i have since lowered my review from 4 stars to 3, because now all the shelves are visibly sagging. I haven’t loaded them heavily either, they are just really cheap. I am going to have to buy white melamine shelves and cut them to fit, replacing these crappy ones. Very annoyedfirst review: i debated whether to give this four stars or five, and i have decided to give it four. Here are my pros and cons of the bookcase that will hopefully help someone decide if these are the right bookcases for them. (i ordered two white ones, 72 inches tall each. )pros:- i assembled them completely by myself, in about one hour. I am a woman, i love putting things together and these didn’t give me a bit of trouble. All the holes are pre-drilled correctly, and everything fit together perfectly. The directions were very easy to follow, so much so that after looking at the directions for the first one i did the second one perfectly without looking at them once- all the pieces were in great condition, nothing arrived scratched, bent or warped.

I put it together by myself pretty quickly. It is perfect for what i needed – i am very happy with it.

I was looking for more storage that wasnt too big and bulky for my upstairs hallway and this is just right. I was also able to put this together on my own very easily. In my opinion, this shelf does not seem unstable or flimsy. I was worried about that when i purchased it from what some other reviews have said.

The shelf took all of 25-30 mins to put together, and it seems really sturdy. . I will be anchoring mine because i feel it’s so tall and narrow that it would fall over easy (i have not had this issue yet but i don’t want to risk it with 2 kids ages 1 and 6) i would definitely recommend it to others.

Updated review (5 of 5 stars): i just bought a second one of these to match my original. They are now on either side of my tv and look great. The reason this deserves an update is because the company has greatly improved the quality by finishing all sides of the exposed bookcase, which i complained about in my previous review. I think the company really took a look at the reviews they were getting, and made moves to fix their downfalls. One other plus is that the assembly of this bookcase was easier than the first by implementing different types of tools and procedures. I’m super happy with this second bookshelfprevious review (4 of 5 stars): ‘for the price, this works really well in my beach-themed bedroom. It looks nice, but as others have said, it is fairly low quality particle board, and it is somewhat wobbly. However, i do believe that it is sturdy enough that it will not break or fall easily. This may not be a good option for a bedroom with rowdy pets or kids, as they may be able to knock it over, but for an adult or safe room, it shouldn’t be a problem. The other downside is that not all of the shelves/surfaces are finished, which is noticeable from different angles.

This bookshelf is lovely and pleasing to the eye by shape and color. It is also fairly easy to assemble. But, it’s also made out of particle board and is not ideal if you plan to use it for a bookshelf. Particle board is temporary – so don’t plan on it being in the family for generations. If you’ve seen the picture – then i wouldn’t put much more on it than is pictured. The back is also in two pieces. It would have been better to have the back in one complete piece which would have stabilized the shelf better. I did some extra work on my shelf in order to make it less flimsy. Despite these flaws, i still like the shelf very much.

The dimensions seem to be correct, and it is black, but it was an annoyance to put together as the pieces just are not quality. The backing board does not line up, so i had a couple nails through the front. Only one side of the shelves are painted so you can see unfinished wood. It’s not the best quality, but it will work for what i need. It is currently holding fabric and lives behind an open door. It functions as it’s supposed to, but someday i’ll get something better quality to replace it.

Got it for my wife crafting room.

This bookcase is certainly not high quality, but it seems to be as good as what you can get in this price range. It’s the typical particle board you get at any target or walmart. I read the reviews saying it is not stable. Which i agreed with until my husband came home and tightened all the screws and put the back sections on properly (good thing for handy husbands :)). Seems to be perfectly stable now. There is an obvious line on the back ‘wall’ because it’s almost impossible for the 2 very thin particle boards to be perfectly straight, so after installing them we just laid some masking tape across the line where the 2 boards meet to seal them together which made the line hardly noticeable. I am not in love with the quality of it, so only gave 4 stars, but its a cute bookcase that fits well in my daughters room and i didnt have to spend hundreds of dollars to get it.

Easy to assemble and looks very nice.

I ordered this shelf for my husbands new ou man cave i created in the gararge during his deployment to display his sports memoribilia and stereo to keep it all safe from the tiny, curious hands in our house. Not only does it look great, it is very sturdy and was easy to put together.

The two piece backing doesn’t look bad once you have some books on the shelves. If it bothers you, i guess you could get a piece of plywood cut to measure, paint it white, and bobs your uncle.

Super cute bookcase for the money. Although the backing is applied in two pieces so you can see a line right down the middle of the case. Read the reviews so i already expected it but still what a bummer. Nothing a little cloth backing won’t fix.

The case was very easy to put together. The only problem is the piece that goes on the back is two vertical pieces, and very flimsy. The seam is extremely visible. I will have to caulk it, or put white tape on the back. Other than that, it is exactly what i was looking for.

South Shore 4-Shelf Storage Bookcase – Excellent for the price

I had been looking for an item of this description for almost a year. I needed an additional bookshelf which would fit inside the closet in the spare bedroom/den/office. An earlier attempt through target online came a cropper when a similar item arrived broken in two due to its poor construction, poor packaging and poor handling in transit. I had despaired of finding a solution but decided to give it one more try through amazon. This item is similar in size to the item i had ordered previously. It is of sufficient height to be useful, but just short enough to fit in the closet without removing the clothes bar. The item arrived via the same shipping company, but the item was in good order due to its stiffer construction and packaging. It was easy to assemble by myself and has alleviated the shortage of shelf space in the den/office. The mid level shelf is part of the structure and does not adjust.

It’s under my tv because my living room setting is strange. Wouldn’t recommend any heavy things on the shelves just the bottoms. Although it seems sturdy enough. Everyone’s reviews were commenting on how it starts to bend. I probably have around 10-30 pounds on each shelf and it’s holding up perfect. I made holes in the back to hide my tv and console cables.

I was a bit hesitant to order this and especially having to essemble it all by myself but it wasn’t bad at all. Maybe took me an hour or so. Glad i didn’t overspend for a simple and nice bookshelf for my kids room. The quality is definitely better than what it looks. Here are the specifications for the South Shore 4-Shelf Storage Bookcase:

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  • VERSATILE BOOKCASE: With 4 open and easily accessible storage spaces, you can instantly organize and display books, decorative items, toys and more on this practical furniture.
  • SIMPLE AND CONTEMPORARY: With clean lines and sleek modern styling, the bookcase makes an attractive addition to any bedroom, living room or home office decor.
  • ADJUSTABLE STORAGE: Featuring 2 adjustable shelves supporting 25 lbs each, the practical bookcase also has a single fixed shelf.
  • ECO-FRIENDLY: Made in North America with non-toxic laminated particleboard, this piece of furniture meets or exceeds all North American safety standards.
  • 5-YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY: Shop with confidence knowing that we proudly stand behind this piece of furniture with a full 5-year limited warranty. Assembly is required.

The price was right and it was easy to put together. I’m a petite woman and did it all by myself. The trick is dragging the heavy box is comes in, into your house and unpacking. Lay it flat and just pull the pieces out one at a time. Construct it on the floor close to wear it will live. I followed the directions and everything lined up perfectly. I have it in my office and was able to get a lot of books on the shelf as needed for awhile.

We bought this for our small professional office. My ten year old daughter put it together (under supervision) with no issues. A drill/automatic screw driver of some sort is very useful for the assembly process. It looks great and is exactly what we expected. I’m considering buying a second so we can place them side by side for additional room. The top and bottom shelf are adjustable height while the middle is fixed for additional stability. It was easy to transport assembled, we put it together at home and then moved it to the office with no issues at all. Good product for less than we could find something similar at local chain stores.

Reviews from purchasers :

  • Great for a “hacked” wall unit.
  • Very satisfied, ignore the negative reviews!
  • it looks just like when I first got it

I’m not very pleased with this bookshelf. The shelves are too far apart to place books nicely and it’s way too deep. The middle shelf cant be adjusted and so the gaps are so big when placing the top and bottom shelf equidistant from each other. If you try and adjust, then it looks stupid with two shelves narrow and the middle gap huge. I know this probably doesn’t make sense but dont buy this if you just want a bookshelf. This is more for decorations and knick-knacks than as a dedicated bookshelf.

My wife is an elementary school teacher and needed something for staging books and materials in her home office. She didn’t want to spend much for an expensive piece of furniture in a workspace that people rarely go in. We bought this shelf unit based on price and the reviews from others. I’ve put together plenty of these types of units through the years and have to say that for the price, it’s probably the best value to quality unit i’ve seen. It was packaged well, no busted corners from shipping. All parts plus some extras were included (no missing bits). I turned on a one hour true crime show and finished putting it together before the show was over. It looks good and will do the job without breaking the budget. The only reason for 4 stars instead of five is that i prefer the shelf holders that go in the small holes for adjustments to be metal. This unit comes with plastic ones. They seem fine, but don’t know how they hold up yet.

First, let me say this is not a high end item. It is laminated particle board, so i did not expect it to be a fine piece of furniture. I bought two of these for my daughter’s room for her books and toys. For $60, they are actually pretty great. They are easy to assemble and quite sturdy. The bottom shelf, top of the cabinet, and center shelf are all fixed, but the other two shelves are adjustable. As a side note, i originally found these book shelves on kohl’s web site for about $120 each. Finding them on amazon for so much cheaper is great.

The particle board seems to be especially low density compared to some other brands like sauder which uses slightly smaller particle sizes. This unit will break apart along the bottom edge if not carefully moved as chips pull out. You will need to be extra careful on carpet as the wood catches on the fibers. They include felt pads for those on hardwood. This unit was not damaged, but i ordered two other products from south shore that did have damaged parts. South shore customer service is responsive and ship replacements promptly, but that takes several extra days. The buttons on the screws stick out visible on the sides. I wish those screws were recessed and had plugs instead of the larger plastic buttons. The buttons do not sit flush, instead there’s about a 0. 5mm gap between them at the sides.

This, after i finally got it out together looks really good and is sturdy. But i am not very handy and it ended up taking me 3 hours to finally put it together. The directions seemed slightly off, as in putting together certain areas it just wasn’t right when i did it. But, i finally got it together and it was good practice, so maybe the next thing i have to put together won’t be so bad.

I have five of them—three of the tall 5-shelf, one of the medium 4-shelf, and two of the tall, narrow ones. I also have the tall, narrow version in white. (plus, i bought a set of the matching nightstands) not one of these bookcases has let me down. They’re relatively easy to assemble, especially if you’re familiar with do-it-yourself furniture. Each one took my husband about an hour, give or take. The 4-shelf one was the easiest, since it’s short. He assembled it on his own, without any help from me, which should tell you how easy they are to put together. The color is a gorgeous deep cherry wood. There’s one shelf that’s permanently attached, while the others can be adjusted. The adjustable pegs are clear, so they vanish against the wood. There’s a narrow decorative panel that goes across the top, kind of a lip that fits underneath the top of the bookcase. It’s a simple design detail, but it looks great.However, it limits the height of the objects you can place on the top shelf.

I ordered fur of these bookshelves knowing they weren’t high end furniture, so my expectations weren’t unrealistic. I was disappointed by a couple of issues that are clearly quality control and easily avoidable. First, the parts go together with holes and dowels to align them properly. Unfortunately, i found that some of the holes weren’t drilled on center, which misaligned the parts. Second, the edge vernier on one of the side panels was noticeably irregular, right at eye level. It can be lived with, but their quality control should have caught it. Third, their instructions included a measurement used to position nails connecting the backing panel to the center shelf. Unfortunately, the measurement indicated was incorrect and had i used it the nails would have missed the shelf entirely. Luckily, i noticed the discrepancy before i nailed the back panel and found the correct location for the nails on my own. Fourth, take care when installing the plastic cover plugs over the screws.

I actually really liked this. It’s just the size i need but i also read the dimensions very carefully prior to buying. I’d like to think i have intermediate assembly skills. I’m 5 ft 115lbs and i had no issues following the directions and putting it together alone. It took me less than an hour. Note, the directions does recommend 2 people for assembly. I saw other reviews with damaged product but mine was not damaged. I also received extra screws so that was nice. The instructions were randomly cute, recommending to put on music while working. Lol they also say you have a 5 year warranty and to contact them if you receive damaged or missing items.

I wanted a basic looking black bookshelf, but didn’t want to break the bank. I also didn’t want a piece of crap cheap shelf either, because that can be worse. There is nothing worse than a cheap bookshelf with sagging shelves. I will say the finish on this one is quite nice and looks really good in the living room. It was extremely simple to assemble, but the first one i received was damaged during shipping. Make sure you check all the pieces first before you build. It’s really difficult to get it all back into the box. I contacted amazon, and they sent a replacement out immediately. The next one was perfect, so i installed it. I will say the backing is pretty cheap, as it’s that black cardboard like material you nail in place, but you really can’t tell it’s a cheap material unless you are really up close.

Good product, was exactly as expected for a cheap bookshelf. Perfect for our temporary needs in an apartment & later on when we get a house ill stick them in a kids room or something i suppose. I agree with another commenter that the back panel could be left off as it does cheapen the look a bit more. South shore should consider making more creases so it looks like bead board or the illusion of something more durable rather than a cardboard look. I may end up purchasing my own bead board and paint it a fun color before nailing it on there, but overall i am happy with this product for this price-point. I ordered 2 & thought i was going to have to wait to have my hubby put it together, but none of the pieces were missing & the instructions were pretty easy to understand so i had them both up pretty fast.

I bought 4, easy to put together, are filled with books, even across the top shelf. Screwed them together, then used the included angle irons to attach to wall studs. Looks great and holds a lot of books and dvd’s. Remember, that top shelf can hold plenty. Shipping was perfect – not a scratch. Every screw and nail was bagged and ready. The boxes are heavy, well padded. Delivery was amazon’s wonderful prime service. I bought one, then two more, then one more. Assembly time was about 45 min for the first, then 20 minutes for each as i got used to the method.

I am giving it four stars because i have just built it but not used it. I bought it for my 9 year old daughter; and the many negative reviews had me all prepared for a dusty, incomplete and poor quality package- but i thought: what the heck. I need it for a couple of years, then i will get something good for my daughter. But i was in for a pleasant surprise- first of all; it is not as dusty as many people have complained. I did use my wash rag, but at the very end. Second, none of the parts, not even nails, were missing or defective. Third, yes, it is manufactured wood-but hey, you get what you pay for. As for being lightweight and a risk for falling over; there is decent size warning in the instructions plus there is an attachment for the wall. So, i don’t see why people were disillusioned. I haven’t put the books yet, but i have heeded the warnings from others, and have metal supports for the shelves in case plastic doesn’t hold; but once again, i am going to give the factory pieces a try first.

I’ve had this bookcase for over 5 months, it went through a moving with me recently and seriously, it looks just like when i first got it. Perfect size, not too big, not too small, not too heavy. Wood is nice and thick, i put all together by myself when i was 8 months pregnant and took me 25 minutes.

Yep, they are cheap particle board. But, they are a good deal and i used three of them and then trimmed them out with real wood for the top of a hutch i put together in family room. Secured to the wall and with additional finishing nails and trim they work beautifully. These are a great shelf to ‘hack’ a wall unit. At 58in high they fit perfectly on top of standard box type cabinet bases with a toe kick.

Yes, this bookcase is priced very low but don’t let that fool you. The color is pure white, no cream or off-white shading at all. It’s very easy to put together and can be done by one able-bodied person, however having an extra warm body to help doesn’t hurt. That just helps it go a bit faster. The shelves are sturdy as is the frame. It’s true that the backing on the bookcase is very thin but it’s nailed all around the back of the frame and is workable, especially since it’s tinted white to match the bookcase itself. I bought two of these to use one on each side of a white desk in the craft area of my guest room (one room doing double duty). I admit i’m not using the shelves for books, other than a few hardback stitching books. The shelves are holding stitching fabrics, embroidery threads, knitting supplies, craft supplies, etc. However, the two bottom shelves are holding 4 heavy binders and also my sewing machine.

I am really glad that the did not look at the reviews before purchasing. Yes it’s a cheap product but if you are not rough and take care of it, it turns out really nicely and looks fantastic. Putting it together took a couple hours by myself, but then again i’ve only ever put together a small ferret cage so this was also a learning experience. If you pile big heavy books on the upper shelfs, yes it will bow. But if you read the instructions heavier objects should be placed on the bottom. This is the problem with the other negative reviews, they are left by people who do not know how to read the instructionsoverall i’m very happy with this product (:.

South Shore 5-Shelf Storage Bookcase – Sturdy, easy to assemble, and looks great!

I purchased two of these shelves to hold my girlfriend’s rather extensive book collection. First of all, i like how large these shelves are. They are relatively easy to construct and i love the brown color. The backing has some noticeable creases, but i was able to cover those by strategic placement of items on the selves. However, for something that is meant to hold books, the shelves start to bend underneath the weight of those books. The shelves are made of that composite wood material that is compressed together to form a board, which makes them less sturdy than a chunk of actual plywood. If you are looking for shelves to display some fun odds and ends, this would be prefect (assuming you can hide the creases in the back); however, if you are looking for a bookshelf, keep looking. This is not the product you are looking for. I’ve attached some pictures to try to capture the bending. While you can tell there is some bending in the pictures, i didn’t have a long enough straight edge to show the full extent of the issue.

I’m a stay home mom so it’s much easy to order it through amazon. My husband questioned it but i found lots of good reviews so i gave a try. It only took 2 hours to assemble it by myself, and i also bought the wall stickers from amazon to make more fun. My son just loves his new reading corner.

Great for the pricewas looking for an inexpensive way to add bookcases to my daughters playroom. These served its purpose just fine. They were easy to put together and all pieces were intact. I think for the price, they are definetly worth it. At this price point, i was pleased with what i got.

  • Nice looking shelves that should not hold books.
  • What I was Expecting! Great Price!
  • Sturdy, easy to assemble, and looks great!

This bookshelf is a great purchase. I was able to assemble it in about a half hour, and it’s very sturdy, especially for its height. It even came with extra pieces of hardware (nails and such). It’s a great color and looks more expensive than it is. Overall, one of the best furniture purchases i’ve ever made.

I didn’t look too carefully at the dimensions or weight, but the 5-shelf bookcase is taller than me and was a hassle to lug up to my condo for installation. One of the panels arrived chipped (the lower front-facing panel) even though the box was intact. If you are picking this item up at a different shipping location, make sure your car has fold-down rear seats with a front seat that can be pushed forward – because it is a very long and heavy box. If you are bringing it up stairs or just moving it, it’s a 2-person lift package. I was able to move it myself and i’m by no means a strong person, but for safety reasons i recommend having at least another person to help. So overall, had i known or paid closer attention to the dimensions, i would have opted for the 4 shelf bookcase. Overall: 5/5 starswell-made, not too hard to install, just unwieldy to move around.

Features of South Shore 5-Shelf Storage Bookcase, Royal Cherry

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  • VERSATILE STORAGE: Instantly organize and display books, papers, toys or decorative items in 5 open and easily accessible adjustable storage spaces.
  • MODERN SIMPLICITY: With sleek contemporary styling, the bookcase features clean lines which will make it an elegant addition to any existing living room, office or bedroom decor.
  • GENEROUS CAPACITY: The practical bookcase features a combination of 3 adjustable shelves supporting 25 lbs each, and a single fixed shelf supporting up to 35 lbs in weight.
  • ECO-FRIENDLY: Made in North America with non-toxic laminated particleboard, this piece of furniture meets or exceeds all North American safety standards.
  • 5-YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY: Shop with confidence knowing that we proudly stand behind this piece of furniture with a full 5-year limited warranty. Assembly is required.

South Shore Axess Collection 5-Shelf Narrow Bookcase : Spruce your space without breaking the bank

I had one small area for a bookcase to go. My apartment was decorated and beautiful and i love it, but the problem was i needed a bookcase. My original bookcase broke and i needed somewhere to put all my books though i only had one tiny spot for them to go and this bookcase had to fit. It fit beautifully, but then there was another problem. I have too many books because i love to read. So i had to double up on the shelves and amazingly the shelves are still holding up great. I don’t feel like it will topple over and now i get to see all my books. Now i have to organize my books, yea.

Love the bookshelf was so easy to put together it almost did it. Took no more than 20 minutes to put together. Hardest part of the assembly was opening the box.Very securely packaged and shipped. Works perfectly in my office.

South Shore Axess Collection 5-Shelf Narrow Bookcase, Pure White

  • Narrow configuration means it can be placed in tight spaces
  • Features 5 open, practical and accessible storage spaces, separated by 1 fixed shelf that can support up to 25 lb and 3 adjustable shelves that can support up to 15 lb
  • Features 5 open, practical and accessible storage spaces, separated by 1 fixed shelf and 3 adjustable shelves
  • Made in North America with non-toxic laminated particleboard
  • Accessories not included, 5-year quality guarantee

Easy to put together and sturdy. I purchased this as a nursery bookshelf and glued fabric to the back to match nursery decor. When hammering in the tiny nails to the back be careful because one nail was put in a little off and chipped the inside of the bookshelf. I feel like it’s a little pricy for such a plain bookshelf with no detailing.

We ordered this and it actually came in pretty much shattered in the box. We called them and they were really cool about it. They immediately got replacement pieces in the mail and it came in a few days later. Everything went together really easy and we liked the end product which we used between two storage cabinets.

I’ve built numerous shelving units bought from places like target, ikea, home depot, etc. This one was the ideal size (the ikea billy is its closest rival) for my needs. First off, i like that the piece numbers (letters) are stamped on the naked edge of the particle boards. Makes assembly pretty straightforward. As far as manufacturing, most of the pre-drilled screw- and dowel-holes are spot on. Not so much the case when you buy stuff made in china (are you listening, ikea?), where drill holes are frequently off by a millimeter or two. The only issue i had with this product (made in mexico) is that a couple of the dowel holes were bored out too wide, making the plastic dowels jiggle inside them and the seam not flush until the screws were tightened to a point probably beyond the recommended torque. The other thumbs-down i give to this is the packaging. For shipping purposes, the entire unit is shrink wrapped with a kind of adhesive plastic, and that plastic stuck to the side of c1 (the side that is most visible in my setup, unfortunately). To avoid damaging the ‘finish,’ you’re not supposed to clean these with any abrasives or chemicals, only a damp cloth, and the sticky glue/stain resulting from the over wrapped plastic, running almost the entire length of one side, was virtually impossible to eliminate.

South Shore Axess Collection 5-Shelf Narrow Bookcase, Pure White : I ordered two of these to hold towels/linens for a new guest bedroom/bathroom we’ve constructed. The items are a good basic value, but were a bit more flimsy than i expected and both were damaged slightly (chips in side panels) during shipment. This wasn’t noticed until after they were unpacked and assembled, so i simply repaired them as best i could by myself. Overall, they are a good value for the price, but check for shipping damage before assembly.

Everyone)when i purchased this, i went on a limb and got https://www. Com/gp/aw/d/b072k548nf?psc=1&ref=yo_pop_mb_pd_title too – 2 orders, since there are 3 storage bins per order. I hoped and prayed these bins would fit. These bins are perfect for this shelving unit. Seriously, they are snug but not squeezed in. I haven’t put the rope handles on yet, but there is room in the shelf for them to fit comfortably. Yes, the bins hang over the front by about 1/4 an inch, but i’ll take iti may adjust the shelf spacing later so they are “even”, but it’s been a long day and i’m tired.

I assembled this during my lunch break with plenty of time to spare. The only issue i have is assembly steps 5 & 7 should be reversed. I caught it, which prevented me from anchoring the cabinet to the wall, and then undoing it to pull the cabinet away from the wall to install the screw caps. This is a beautiful piece of furniture for my office, easily assembled, and strong enough for my manuals and binders.

I started to put it together at night but couldn’t complete out of consideration for my neighbors since you need to hammer in the nails. The box came slightly damaged (corners crumpled, rip in one of the sides) and when i took the pieces out i got a bent shelf corner and the top piece broken and bent, pictures provided. Fortunately i was still able to put it together, but take note: ordering this item is like a crap shoot on whether your item will return without damage. I consider myself slightly lucky since i am still able to have a working bookshelf. It’s a decent bookshelf, the attached shelves should hold up 30 pounds easily even thought it’s a composite material, but nothing to rave about. They did a decent job protecting the edges within the packaging, but don’t plan on having a bookcase without damage.

I usually stay away from ‘fake’ furniture. But, this was on sale for $54. , i ordered two, as bookends of a wall unit with rods i was building for a room sized closet. Then realized, i’d rather just build the units myself with real wood. It was too late to cancel my order, so they came a few days later. They were in great condition considering how heavy the boxes are. Easy to put together, very heavy duty, look good, nice color. Often the compressed wood can feel cheap and like it would break easily, these are not like that. As the product they are, they are excellent- admittedly, i don’t love laminated particle panels so i would not order again, but if i did, i would definitely but this brand.

I ordered two (2) of these bookshelves and they are ok, about what i expected. I did not expect them to be made from particle board though since the description on the amazon page stated they were made from wood. But they will serve their purpose. Upon delivery one of the boxes had lots of damage and when i opened it one of the smaller pieces was cracked, but luckily with a few clamps and wood glue i was able to fix it. I believe these boxes are just too heavy and awkward for one person from ups to deliver them, but after putting them together and trimming them out with some wood molding sprayed with black semi-gloss paint i think they turned out rather good looking and for the price are well worth it.

This was exactly what i was looking for. Something narrow and tall to fit in my small master bedroom in order to put various things. It is sturdy and i think the best option considering price point (very reasonable). I knocked off a star because we did not receive all of the correct parts. Some of the shelves were supposed to come pre-drilled, but none of them were. Instead of offering replacement parts, which i was hoping for, i was offered a partial refund and we made do. Not ideal but it still worked.

I ordered this bookcase to hold my comic books and stuffed animals. The parts arrived quickly in perfect condition, but it was a nightmare putting them together. The back panel arrived folded, and when my dad tried to apply it, it split down the middle very easily. It caved inward, pushing the topmost shelf out by half an inch. My dad also found that a piece of the instructions was incorrect, and one of the holes was not deep enough for the screw. Assembling this takes some improvising. We sealed the rip with white tape, but luckily for me, my items are tall enough to hide it. The bookcase is very sturdy, as i didn’t need to use a wall anchor. I just placed a small ceramic tile underneath the front edge to keep it from tilting forward. Upon shaking it lightly, it doesn’t move.

The morgan cherry color matched exactly with my other middle-brown furniture and it slide perfectly into the space that i staked out for it. It was easy to put together and move around even for my 5’3′ frame. Two issues with assembly:- nailing the backing to the frame – i wasn’t quite sure how much space i had to hammer the nail in. – attaching the upper decorative overhang. The phillips i had was too small to catch the corners of the square head screw, however i just have it hanging there since the whole bookcase is fitted together tightly enough to just wedge it in. I assume that as long as i don’t hit it, it’ll be fine. After assembling, i immediately moved the bookcase to its corner and proceeded to fill it with books. I put my heaviest books on the middle support shelf and spread the rest out on the remaining shelves. I kept the heavy ones to the sides, but even still, i see no evidence of sagging.

Very heavy, had to take it out piece by piece. The instructions were clear and easy to follow. No missing pieces, in fact a few extra. This is your basic bookcase, good bargain. Yes, it is pressed wood but does look nice. The walnut color went with my other pieces that were made of wood. The only thing i did different was to take the top piece used as decor, cut it in half and screwed each half to the back for support. This way it would survive a california earthquake.

We wanted a bookcase to hold our printer and various office supplies. We had a very specific spot in mind for and the bookcase was about the only one narrow enough to fit the space that i liked. Also we did not want to spend a ton of money, and we knew that we were going to get something we would have to assemble, and that it would not be solid wood. One of the pieces arrived damaged (it was cracked through the middle, and i am sure it got damaged during shipping) but i had to call the company twice to get a replacement. The first time i called about the damage i was sent the wrong piece and had to call them again. Each time they were very nice and apologetic and the replacement piece arrived quickly. But it did mean we had to wait over a week before we could assemble the bookshelf. The bookshelf was easy enough to assemble (my husband did it by himself in like 20 minutes) and it fits in the designated space perfectly. I like that 2 of the shelves are fixed and the others adjustable. I placed the heaviest items on the fixed shelves (printer, notebooks) and the adjustable shelves got the lighter weight items such as pens, tape, etc.

This book case fits the file boxes and many books; it is attractive and fits into a small space. My son helped me lift it, but i fit all the shelves in. A few small parts, shelf holder pins and screw back covers, were missing. The company mailed them to me right away with no charge. I just emailed to them the part number from the instruction book. The instruction book has each part listed by number and the instructions are very easy to follow.

This is a perfectly serviceable product, which does what it does just fine. It does not purport to be high end furniture, but it fits well in confined spaces. My beef is not with the bookshelf, but with the terrible set of instructions that came with it. These instructions consist almost entirely of pictures — there is very little narrative. And the pictures are misleading. They illustrate some screw-like part which, as far as i could tell, did not exist, and if it did, it served no purpose. One of the earlier frames depicts pegs to be inserted into the side of some of the shelves for support, and then the picture showing the insertion of the shelves into the sideboards does not show the pegs. And of course the narrative does not mention why the pegs are there, or what to do with them. It took me about an hour and a half to assemble the bookshelf, and it should have been possible to assemble in about twenty minutes. If as much care had been lavished on the assembly instructions as on the bookshelf itself, i would have given this product a five.

This is four and a half stars. Some dents, minor chips at edges and very very strong smell: might take a month for that to go away. But, the package is covered with instructions to call them if any parts are missing or damaged so i think they are really backing the product. Fortunately for me all of the parts are included. I needed it for a small corner in my office and the height was perfect as was the depth. For reference, the chocolate matches a color called ‘black-brown’ in an ikea desk that sits beside it: it is very dark but that is what i wanted. Overall, it is a decent product at a good price. Some assembly notes: the top panel ‘a’ has two small holes to connect the front piece. I didn’t notice them during assembly so they ended up on top of the bookcase. Also, the back panel tears easily.

It’s tall enough, has the minimum number of shelves that i needed, and is a nice bright white. I truly wish it had been 3 or 4 inches wider to fit in the space. Unfortunately, no one had one that specified width, so i went with this. A bit difficult to put together. Something just wasn’t working well and there were 2 of us and once i had a third person helping to hold the sides even just to get the bottom and top on correctly. Not sure why it wasn’t going together smoothly as we are all used to putting together these types of things. It looks nice when put together and seems to be substantial enough for my books (which are many).

First, it took 10 days to receive this product, so don’t let the “usually ships in 3 days, etc” fool you. After it’s way late and you call, you will be told “that was just an estimate”. I ordered these shelved because they are delivered, and i don’t have a means to haul shelves to my house from a store. These shelved are super cheap, both financially and from a quality standpoint. The back panel is literally a folded piece of printed cardboard. Not some super-pressed ultra-structured piece of cardboard either. It’s exactly the same kind of cardboard that would box a large toy. I almost threw it away until i noticed i was missing the back panel. This must be tack-nailed onto the back of the unit. The shelves are pressed particle board.

Its decent for the price i actually put the back in wrong but by the time i put it together i was too lazy to turn it around lol other than that the thing is perfect.

Coaster Home Furnishings 800259 Casual Bookcase – It’s nice once put together

Beautiful once its all put together as it took a few hours by myself to complete and i highly suggest using an electronic screwdriver power tool as there are 30+ screws. Also the directions as i learned could of been a bit more direct so go slow and deliberate with the process. Just an fyi most of the cam lock screws face to the floor as you assemble as i had to take apart a couple pieces and turn them around to what would be facing the floor when bookshelf is stood up. Also my delivery was prompt and all parts were in perfect condition.

Assembly was easier than expected. Assembly was easier than expected. Just be sure you have your shelf surfaces all facing the same direction. Or some them will have exposed assembly holes that would otherwise be hidden. Discovered that little bit of info after the fact . By the time my teenage daughter put all of her books and other various clutter on the shelves you can’t see the holes. And now her messy clutter actually looks cute and organized. As much as possible anyways.

Great book case / piece of art. This thing is heavy, and when assembled, it feels very sturdy. I bought an ‘l’ bracket from walmart to secure the top-back of the book case to my wall. This prevents the book case from wobbling back and forth (we have cats, so this was a must, since they will likely try to climb on this). I would highly recommend you perform this step. I placed the bracket behind the middle pillar in the top most row (a bit off center of the case). This is a nice spot since it nicely hides the bracket from most angles. Putting the case together took about 2 hours (opening the heavily protected package and inventorying all the parts is time consuming). It wasn’t too difficult, but you must be a good detective, since the pictures are extremely important. If you miss a detail in the picture and make a wrong assumption, you could be doing a ton of re-work.

  • Great Book Case / Piece of Art
  • Beautiful and Great Price!!!
  • Very cool shelf!

It is beautiful, a good weight so no fear of it. It is beautiful, a good weight so no fear of it falling, wasn’t too difficult to put together but it does take a little time. If you take it out of the box and put all the pieces out you can put it together without any problems. It took about 1 1/2 hours to do. I absolutely love it and it looks wonderful in my room. It’s exactly how it appears in the picture and it’s a decent quality.

It was a little difficult to put together but i like puzzles and after a few starts and stops it all came together. I like the look because it is unusual.

Features of Coaster Home Furnishings 800259 Casual Bookcase, Cappuccino

  • This beautiful contemporary cube bookcase will quickly jazz up your wall in a living room, family room, or hallway
  • Completely casual and absurdly comfortable
  • Nice spacious cube shelves are great for books, framed photos, storage baskets, and you favorite decorative accent items

Assembly was easier than expected. Assembly was easier than expected. Just be sure you have your shelf surfaces all facing the same direction. Or some them will have exposed assembly holes that would otherwise be hidden. Discovered that little bit of info after the fact . By the time my teenage daughter put all of her books and other various clutter on the shelves you can’t see the holes. And now her messy clutter actually looks cute and organized. As much as possible anyways.

It is beautiful, a good weight so no fear of it. It is beautiful, a good weight so no fear of it falling, wasn’t too difficult to put together but it does take a little time. If you take it out of the box and put all the pieces out you can put it together without any problems. It took about 1 1/2 hours to do. I absolutely love it and it looks wonderful in my room. It’s exactly how it appears in the picture and it’s a decent quality.

It’s nice once put together. It’s nice once put together, but assembly is quite difficult and, unless you’re super focused, you’ll probably have to break it all up once or twice, which can be especially annoying since you’re applying glue to hold the pieces in place. Also, as it was mentioned in many other reviews, it’s dark color with silver lines painted over it. Looks kind of cheap and definitely unnatural but at the end you don’t really see it much once you’re done assembling it. Overall, it’s not a bad shelf for the price regardless.

We purchased one unit, assembled, and decorated it. I then measured the wall, and discovered we could fit two of them and ordered a second one right awayassembly is a bit of a task, but if you read the instructions thoroughly and keep the pieces organized, it’s not too bad. The shelf has a very sturdy and heavy feel to it when assembled- the main edge support pieces are quite thick. The finish is a silver painted grain on the black, but i wasn’t expecting it to look like ‘real’ wood. I mean, where have you ever found oak that’s naturally black?. I anticipated some sort of painted/altered surface, so this was fine by me. These shelves are an absolutely perfect addition to our great room. I couldn’t be more thrilled with the price, quality, and amazing look of this product.

Although pretty fake, this is a cool bookshelf. The ‘grain’ you see in pictures is a pattern in silver on the veneer. But it does look like grain from the front once the whole shelf is put together. I think its kind of ingenious, and we really like it in our apartment. It is a bit wobbly, not within (as in the joints bending), but overall doesn’t have that much front to back support, at least on carpet. So we need to secure it to the wall to protect the knick-knacks we put on it. It went together pretty well. Follow the directions carefully.They can be slightly cryptic since there are no words (sometimes a dotted line shows where pieces will connect in the next step, so you know how to orient a certain piece so that the dowels are towards the correct end.

It was a little difficult to put together but i like puzzles and after a few starts and stops it all came together. I like the look because it is unusual.

We purchased one unit, assembled, and decorated it. I then measured the wall, and discovered we could fit two of them and ordered a second one right awayassembly is a bit of a task, but if you read the instructions thoroughly and keep the pieces organized, it’s not too bad. The shelf has a very sturdy and heavy feel to it when assembled- the main edge support pieces are quite thick. The finish is a silver painted grain on the black, but i wasn’t expecting it to look like ‘real’ wood. I mean, where have you ever found oak that’s naturally black?. I anticipated some sort of painted/altered surface, so this was fine by me. These shelves are an absolutely perfect addition to our great room. I couldn’t be more thrilled with the price, quality, and amazing look of this product.

Although pretty fake, this is a cool bookshelf. The ‘grain’ you see in pictures is a pattern in silver on the veneer. But it does look like grain from the front once the whole shelf is put together. I think its kind of ingenious, and we really like it in our apartment. It is a bit wobbly, not within (as in the joints bending), but overall doesn’t have that much front to back support, at least on carpet. So we need to secure it to the wall to protect the knick-knacks we put on it. It went together pretty well. Follow the directions carefully.They can be slightly cryptic since there are no words (sometimes a dotted line shows where pieces will connect in the next step, so you know how to orient a certain piece so that the dowels are towards the correct end.

Great book case / piece of art. This thing is heavy, and when assembled, it feels very sturdy. I bought an ‘l’ bracket from walmart to secure the top-back of the book case to my wall. This prevents the book case from wobbling back and forth (we have cats, so this was a must, since they will likely try to climb on this). I would highly recommend you perform this step. I placed the bracket behind the middle pillar in the top most row (a bit off center of the case). This is a nice spot since it nicely hides the bracket from most angles. Putting the case together took about 2 hours (opening the heavily protected package and inventorying all the parts is time consuming). It wasn’t too difficult, but you must be a good detective, since the pictures are extremely important. If you miss a detail in the picture and make a wrong assumption, you could be doing a ton of re-work.

Beautiful once its all put together as it took a few hours by myself to complete and i highly suggest using an electronic screwdriver power tool as there are 30+ screws. Also the directions as i learned could of been a bit more direct so go slow and deliberate with the process. Just an fyi most of the cam lock screws face to the floor as you assemble as i had to take apart a couple pieces and turn them around to what would be facing the floor when bookshelf is stood up. Also my delivery was prompt and all parts were in perfect condition.

It’s nice once put together. It’s nice once put together, but assembly is quite difficult and, unless you’re super focused, you’ll probably have to break it all up once or twice, which can be especially annoying since you’re applying glue to hold the pieces in place. Also, as it was mentioned in many other reviews, it’s dark color with silver lines painted over it. Looks kind of cheap and definitely unnatural but at the end you don’t really see it much once you’re done assembling it. Overall, it’s not a bad shelf for the price regardless.

Sauder Palladia Library, Heavy, labels missing but not hard to asemble

Each one dinged up from shipping, about 4-5 hr to assemble. I bought three of these which took about 4-5 hours each to assemble. Every one of them had some kind of shipping ‘ding’ in it and once you get it all out of the box trying to return is a hassle. I don’t like the top piece which covers the top 3. 5 inches of your books making it difficult to remove them. They do look nice, but plan on buying stain to cover the dings.

This bookshelf unit is not super high-end, but it is not priced that way either. It is a good product for the money, solid and nice-looking. It matches the other sauder palladia products well. The unit arrived with some shipping damage, but amazon got this squared away with a replacement swap quickly. My wife is happy, so i am pleased.

This bookshelf is quite beautiful. It is very heavy and sturdy. As other commenters pointed out, we did also have one broken piece. It was one of the rounded decorative moldings, so i was able to finish putting the piece together and now waiting for the replacement part to arrive. Called sauder and they were wonderful. Glad i had read reviews and knew that other people had been successful with this. 5 hours for me to put this together by myself, but i am pretty good at putting this kind of stuff together.

Key specs for Sauder Palladia Library with Doors, Select Cherry:

  • Three adjustable shelves
  • Hidden storage behind doors
  • Enclosed back panel has cord access
  • Quick and easy assembly with patented slide-on moldings
  • Assembled measurements are 29.375 Inch wide by 13.875 Inch deep by 71.875 Inch tall; limited 5-year manufacturer warranty
  • Three adjustable shelves
  • Hidden storage behind doors
  • Enclosed back panel has cord access
  • Quick and easy assembly with patented slide-on moldings
  • Assembled measurements are 29.375 Inch wide by 13.875 Inch deep by 71.875 Inch tall; limited 5-year manufacturer warranty
  • This item is eligible for free replacement parts. Contact Amazon Customer Service for more information.

Comments from buyers

“Each one dinged up from shipping, about 4-5 hr to assemble, Extremely nice library bookcase, Very nice bookcase”

This bookshelf is quite beautiful. It is very heavy and sturdy. As other commenters pointed out, we did also have one broken piece. It was one of the rounded decorative moldings, so i was able to finish putting the piece together and now waiting for the replacement part to arrive. Called sauder and they were wonderful. Glad i had read reviews and knew that other people had been successful with this. 5 hours for me to put this together by myself, but i am pretty good at putting this kind of stuff together.

Just like the picture and perfect for our office. The unit took a couple of hours to assemble, but we love the way it looks.

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Extremely nice library bookcase. Purchased 4 of these units to make a library wall. Extremely well made; all the holes were in the right places and the right size, all hardware was supplied and of good quality. They take a while to assemble, but the instructions are good, and the hole placements in the parts keep you from possibly mistaking one part for another, during assembly they are very heavy. Strongly recommend fastening to the wall with hardware supplied, as it they tipped; not a good thing.

Cherry color is dark, more like mahogany. The instructions were pretty good and everything matched up and fit well. No trees were damaged in the making of this product. But a comparable product made out of real wood is close to ten times the price.

This bookshelf unit is not super high-end, but it is not priced that way either. It is a good product for the money, solid and nice-looking. It matches the other sauder palladia products well. The unit arrived with some shipping damage, but amazon got this squared away with a replacement swap quickly. My wife is happy, so i am pleased.

Just like the picture and perfect for our office. The unit took a couple of hours to assemble, but we love the way it looks.

Heavy, labels missing but not hard to asemble. As many reviewers mentioned, the package for pretty heavy. But the individual pieces were brittle. While arranging the pieces for assembling, two pieces collided with each other and one of them got chipped. Many pieces were missing labels, but the pictures on the assembling instructions were helpful in the guessing game. The pieces stuck to each other very well and the final product looked so professional. I might buy again from this manufacturer.

Extremely nice library bookcase. Purchased 4 of these units to make a library wall. Extremely well made; all the holes were in the right places and the right size, all hardware was supplied and of good quality. They take a while to assemble, but the instructions are good, and the hole placements in the parts keep you from possibly mistaking one part for another, during assembly they are very heavy. Strongly recommend fastening to the wall with hardware supplied, as it they tipped; not a good thing.

Heavy, labels missing but not hard to asemble. As many reviewers mentioned, the package for pretty heavy. But the individual pieces were brittle. While arranging the pieces for assembling, two pieces collided with each other and one of them got chipped. Many pieces were missing labels, but the pictures on the assembling instructions were helpful in the guessing game. The pieces stuck to each other very well and the final product looked so professional. I might buy again from this manufacturer.

Each one dinged up from shipping, about 4-5 hr to assemble. I bought three of these which took about 4-5 hours each to assemble. Every one of them had some kind of shipping ‘ding’ in it and once you get it all out of the box trying to return is a hassle. I don’t like the top piece which covers the top 3. 5 inches of your books making it difficult to remove them. They do look nice, but plan on buying stain to cover the dings.

Of these for both sides of my bed and love them. They put together easily and are very. I bought two of these for both sides of my bed and love them. They put together easily and are very sturdy. I store all my albums in the cabinets and all books on the shelves. There are different height adjustments too. The doors close nicely after you adjust their levels.

Cherry color is dark, more like mahogany. The instructions were pretty good and everything matched up and fit well. No trees were damaged in the making of this product. But a comparable product made out of real wood is close to ten times the price.

The bookcase looks really nice. I didn’t have any scratched pieces. Assembling the unit took about three hours (by myself). Most of the pieces were not labeled, which made it take longer to put together. The only thing i don’t like is the fold seam down the middle of the back panel. Once i get my books on the shelves, you shouldn’t be able to see it as much though. The shelves sit on small pegs that can easily be moved up or down.

The bookcase looks really nice. I didn’t have any scratched pieces. Assembling the unit took about three hours (by myself). Most of the pieces were not labeled, which made it take longer to put together. The only thing i don’t like is the fold seam down the middle of the back panel. Once i get my books on the shelves, you shouldn’t be able to see it as much though. The shelves sit on small pegs that can easily be moved up or down.

Of these for both sides of my bed and love them. They put together easily and are very. I bought two of these for both sides of my bed and love them. They put together easily and are very sturdy. I store all my albums in the cabinets and all books on the shelves. There are different height adjustments too. The doors close nicely after you adjust their levels.