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Deep Merlot Finish, I actually thought it was extremely easy to assemble and only took me about less than

Nice looking table, not assembly-ready as delivered. In terms of attractiveness and value for money, this is probably more like a 5/5. However, the screws to attach the table top onto the shelves were too short for the job (or the pre-drilled screw holes were not deep enough), which led to some damage to the table during assembly, and extra work purchasing additional materials to complete the job. We had to go buy new screws that were 1/4′ longer, and supplement them with wood glue to get the top to stay on. We ended up damaging the screw holes and scratching the top of the table trying to get it to work with the parts provided (fyi, the finish is very sensitive and scratches easily. Assemble this on a rug or drop cloth – we assembled it on our hardwood floors and there must have been a tiny rock or something on the floors that scratched the entire surface of the table under its own weight). For $100, it is still a nice table and looks nice in our house, and we eventually got it together pretty solidly. However, it was not assembly ready with the materials provided in the box.

I was looking for an alternative to a taller, 3 shelf bookcase; all my books fit easily on the two shelves with some room to spare. The lower profile gives the room a nice, cozy feel. I put this together myself but it would have been a whole lot easier with someone to help. Don’t tighten anything until you’re finished. . You’ll just end up having to loosen screws to fit everything together. I was very impressed with the overall quality; the top piece is quite heavy (which is good). My only issue (and why i give it 4 stars instead of 5) is the the screws used to attach the top to the rest of the table didn’t all go deep enough – – if i have to move this table, i won’t be lifting it by grabbing it by the top. I was afraid to keep tightening the screws because i didn’t want to damage the top by having the screws come through. Overall, it’s a nice looking piece; it’s a good piece of real wood furniture as opposed to a lot of the pressboard junk that gets sold as wood.

Great table, very easy to assemble. I’m not sure what some of the negative reviewers are talking about but i’ll address some of their specific complaints. First of all, this is *not* a ‘heavy’ or ‘bulky’ item. The dimensions are listed right in the product description and the buyer who didn’t like the product’s size probably should have read the description of the item she was purchasing. Second, that same reviewer claimed that you had to measure the holes yourself when screwing the top on. The top surface is clearly marked as to where you put the leg structure when attaching it to the top shelf. If you have ever assembled even the most basic piece of ikea furniture, this table is no more challenging. The product ships with two side panels, two shelves, two ‘skirt’ pieces, and the top for a total of seven pieces.

Key specs for Deep Merlot Finish:

  • Some assembly may be required. Please see product details.
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  • Some assembly may be required. Please see product details.

Comments from buyers

“I love my new table so much that I’m considering ordering , I actually thought it was extremely easy to assemble and only took me about less than , It is what it is”

This piece of furniture is absolutely gorgeous and exactly what i’ve been searching for since i moved into my house about two years ago. The deep stain – definitely a dark merlot color- of the piece matched my living room and dinning room furniture perfectly, and was fairly easy to assemble by myself. It’s quite heavy, and only the shelves are made of particle board it seems. Well worth the cost, if not more based on quality – can’t wait to be able to afford to change out my coffee table and end tables with the matching set.

After the 20 minutes it took to open the package, i was prepared to say that was the most challenging part of assembly. As others have said, the reinforced corners were overkill. Worse yet, they blocked the label that would have told me which end of the box to open first to find the hardware that was dangling by a string inside. My guess is the reviewer who was missing the hardware wasn’t able to find it buried at the other end way deep inside the packaging. Then i got to the directions, determined that my mechanical prowess could easily tackle this thing. That was another 10 minutes, just trying to figure out which end was up — literally — and which screw parts to put in which hole. I still didn’t get it right after i thought i was nearly done, and i had to take a shelf apart in order to turn the ‘apron’ pieces the other direction. My guess with that one is that the other reviewer whose husband had to drill out larger holes made the same mistake i did, so it looked like the holes wouldn’t fit. Eventually after about 45 minutes total, i got it all together although i’m still having to tighten the screws that hold the top on, because they come loose every time i move the piece.

Very expensive looking without the high price. My family was looking for a way to store more things in our home without cluttering it up. This was a great solution- we live in a small split level home with three bedrooms; we are expecting a second child soon and did not want to put up a pack n’ play again that takes up a ton of room and becomes a catch all for baby things. This console was a great option to put a changing pad on top and have baskets that hide all the baby things. I feel like we have an adult space againin the future i plan on using it for the kids school things and photo albums. The top can stay clear for picture frames and my flower vases. Both my husband and i put this together. You could do it yourself, but it was nice to have someone hold the shelf while screwing it in. My husband also is good with building his own furniture and said the wood quality was very good. There were no pre-drilled holes for the top of the table, but my husband said that it was better that way so that you don’t mess it up.

Sturdy, sleek, great table for the price. I read the other reviews concerning ease-and/or-difficulty of assembly. My husband and i worked together and it took less than a half hour. It does help to have an extra pair of hands to assist. This package was wrapped up so completely – getting the table parts out took longer than the actual assembly. This table has a sleek, sturdy look and the top shelf easily supports my husband’s antique victrola. The bottom two shelves are lighter and we have opted to put a few photos in frames and some smaller light-weight antiques. We are pleased with this piece for it’s traditional yet up-to-date appearance, and you certainly can’t beat the price. In fact, we’ll probably purchase at least one end table to compliment this sofa table soon. When you consider the huge markup on pieces at big box furniture stores and the ease of getting this delivered straight to the front door, recommending this to anyone else who appreciates these same things is a pleasure.

I ordered the sofa table with the color as ‘cappuccino’, expecting a semi-dark wood color. The table arrived yesterday and the box says, ‘deep merlot finish’. That’s not anywhere near cappuccino. Thankfully, i have a variety of wood colors in my living room so it doesn’t matter, but the seller should ensure that the correct color (and picture) is shown in the description. Next, the top of the table is 42×17-1/4. The shelves are way smaller than that. Lastly, there are no pre-drilled holes in the top to attach to the base so it was difficult to get it centered. Since the shelves are smaller than expected, the whole thing looks dinky behind our sofa and isn’t going to hold all of the items that i was expecting it to. On the positive side, the packaging was great and nothing was damaged.

I actually thought it was extremely easy to assemble and only took me about less than. This sofa table was very well packed. I was surprised to read that some people had difficulty assembling this piece of furniture, i actually thought it was extremely easy to assemble and only took me about less than half an hour, i did use a cordless screwdriver with a hex head which made things a lot faster than using the included allen wrench. The completed table looks very nice and has a modern look and appears to be very sturdy. I was missing one screw however that did not really affect the completion of the project. Highly recommended and a very reasonable price looks quite good in my living room.

Beautiful piece of furniture. I wish i could upload a photo just to show how gorgeous this table is. I actually bought this table a couple years and now i have the time to set it up. I bought this product because my boys (cats) kept knocking all my family photos off an original table near a window. I purchased this to hold all the photos and it’s lovely. This is a hard piece of furniture to put together. I take pride in the fact that i’m a tomboy and have always been good at putting together diy projects, however this took me several hours and three tries to put it together properly. The directions are so vague, it’s awful. That’s what makes it time consuming.

Sturdy, sleek, great table for the price. I read the other reviews concerning ease-and/or-difficulty of assembly. My husband and i worked together and it took less than a half hour. It does help to have an extra pair of hands to assist. This package was wrapped up so completely – getting the table parts out took longer than the actual assembly. This table has a sleek, sturdy look and the top shelf easily supports my husband’s antique victrola. The bottom two shelves are lighter and we have opted to put a few photos in frames and some smaller light-weight antiques. We are pleased with this piece for it’s traditional yet up-to-date appearance, and you certainly can’t beat the price. In fact, we’ll probably purchase at least one end table to compliment this sofa table soon. When you consider the huge markup on pieces at big box furniture stores and the ease of getting this delivered straight to the front door, recommending this to anyone else who appreciates these same things is a pleasure.

I love my new table so much that i’m considering ordering. I love my new table so much that i’m considering ordering another one for a different room. Don’t let the name ‘deep merlot’ fool you, as the color is very dark brown, almost black, and not at all red as some of the pictures portray. The wood top shelf and legs are solid and sturdy. The bottom and middle shelf are not as sturdy but they look great. The assembly instructions were poorly written but effective. The instructions read like one long run on sentence and would be better if numbered but, not all that difficult to follow.

This bookcase is quite deep. The picture makes it look less deep – with the depth its very much a ‘table’ as opposed to a bookcase. Nevertheless its a nice piece of furniture. Putting it together took about 2 hours mostly to figure it out. It uses barrel nuts to hold some of the screws and those were difficult to handle but i got it figured out and then it went together easily. . It seems quite sturdy, the color is almost black even tho its called cappucino. It seems to be made of all wood – light weight wood but wood not fiberboard. I actually like it very much and would recommend it to anyone. It was packaged like fort knox.

I love my new table so much that i’m considering ordering. I love my new table so much that i’m considering ordering another one for a different room. Don’t let the name ‘deep merlot’ fool you, as the color is very dark brown, almost black, and not at all red as some of the pictures portray. The wood top shelf and legs are solid and sturdy. The bottom and middle shelf are not as sturdy but they look great. The assembly instructions were poorly written but effective. The instructions read like one long run on sentence and would be better if numbered but, not all that difficult to follow.

Beautiful piece of furniture. I wish i could upload a photo just to show how gorgeous this table is. I actually bought this table a couple years and now i have the time to set it up. I bought this product because my boys (cats) kept knocking all my family photos off an original table near a window. I purchased this to hold all the photos and it’s lovely. This is a hard piece of furniture to put together. I take pride in the fact that i’m a tomboy and have always been good at putting together diy projects, however this took me several hours and three tries to put it together properly. The directions are so vague, it’s awful. That’s what makes it time consuming.

Very expensive looking without the high price. My family was looking for a way to store more things in our home without cluttering it up. This was a great solution- we live in a small split level home with three bedrooms; we are expecting a second child soon and did not want to put up a pack n’ play again that takes up a ton of room and becomes a catch all for baby things. This console was a great option to put a changing pad on top and have baskets that hide all the baby things. I feel like we have an adult space againin the future i plan on using it for the kids school things and photo albums. The top can stay clear for picture frames and my flower vases. Both my husband and i put this together. You could do it yourself, but it was nice to have someone hold the shelf while screwing it in. My husband also is good with building his own furniture and said the wood quality was very good. There were no pre-drilled holes for the top of the table, but my husband said that it was better that way so that you don’t mess it up.

This piece of furniture is absolutely gorgeous and exactly what i’ve been searching for since i moved into my house about two years ago. The deep stain – definitely a dark merlot color- of the piece matched my living room and dinning room furniture perfectly, and was fairly easy to assemble by myself. It’s quite heavy, and only the shelves are made of particle board it seems. Well worth the cost, if not more based on quality – can’t wait to be able to afford to change out my coffee table and end tables with the matching set.

Great table, very easy to assemble. I’m not sure what some of the negative reviewers are talking about but i’ll address some of their specific complaints. First of all, this is *not* a ‘heavy’ or ‘bulky’ item. The dimensions are listed right in the product description and the buyer who didn’t like the product’s size probably should have read the description of the item she was purchasing. Second, that same reviewer claimed that you had to measure the holes yourself when screwing the top on. The top surface is clearly marked as to where you put the leg structure when attaching it to the top shelf. If you have ever assembled even the most basic piece of ikea furniture, this table is no more challenging. The product ships with two side panels, two shelves, two ‘skirt’ pieces, and the top for a total of seven pieces.

This bookcase is quite deep. The picture makes it look less deep – with the depth its very much a ‘table’ as opposed to a bookcase. Nevertheless its a nice piece of furniture. Putting it together took about 2 hours mostly to figure it out. It uses barrel nuts to hold some of the screws and those were difficult to handle but i got it figured out and then it went together easily. . It seems quite sturdy, the color is almost black even tho its called cappucino. It seems to be made of all wood – light weight wood but wood not fiberboard. I actually like it very much and would recommend it to anyone. It was packaged like fort knox.

Great table – easy to assemble. Great table, looks nice and is easy to assemble. Most of it is made of solid wood, no cheap compressed wood or particle board. The bottom two shelves have a 1/8′ board so you can’t put very heavy stuff on them but then again this is not a storage shelf.The hardest part of the install was opening it up. It was extremely well packaged, which is a good thing because my table came without a scratch or a nick. I am going to buy a couple more for other nooks in my home. You can’t get anything near this good for this price.

I actually thought it was extremely easy to assemble and only took me about less than. This sofa table was very well packed. I was surprised to read that some people had difficulty assembling this piece of furniture, i actually thought it was extremely easy to assemble and only took me about less than half an hour, i did use a cordless screwdriver with a hex head which made things a lot faster than using the included allen wrench. The completed table looks very nice and has a modern look and appears to be very sturdy. I was missing one screw however that did not really affect the completion of the project. Highly recommended and a very reasonable price looks quite good in my living room.

So i was initially concerned but it’s a really nice almost brown/black in color. The packaging shows a different color than deep merlot so i was initially concerned but it’s a really nice almost brown/black in color. The top is very heavy and sturdy. It did have a couple of scratches, the varnish was missing on one shelf & the holes for the cam bolts were drilled different sizes. The wooden plugs stick out on three but the fourth plug sinks in because the hole was drilled too big. Aside from those minor imperfections, i really like the table. When i put it together i used wood glue & it is really sturdy.

I ordered the sofa table with the color as ‘cappuccino’, expecting a semi-dark wood color. The table arrived yesterday and the box says, ‘deep merlot finish’. That’s not anywhere near cappuccino. Thankfully, i have a variety of wood colors in my living room so it doesn’t matter, but the seller should ensure that the correct color (and picture) is shown in the description. Next, the top of the table is 42×17-1/4. The shelves are way smaller than that. Lastly, there are no pre-drilled holes in the top to attach to the base so it was difficult to get it centered. Since the shelves are smaller than expected, the whole thing looks dinky behind our sofa and isn’t going to hold all of the items that i was expecting it to. On the positive side, the packaging was great and nothing was damaged.

Like several other reviewers, i about had a heart attack when the box showed up stamped ‘deep merlot finish. ‘ i had ordered cappuccino, and it looks like the listing itself changes to deep merlot finish when you select cappuccino as the color. The actual color is a deep brown-black or espresso, and the picture is a good representation. As another reviewer put it, the color would pass for black unless you put something truly black next to it. The quality overall was great for a $120 bookshelf. My only beef with it and the reason i knocked my rating down a notch is that they used 1/8′ plywood for the lower shelves. These shelves are framed with 1x2s so they do have some support, but if you press down on them, they’re clearly flimsy. Therefore, i would not recommend loading them up with books or anything heavy. I can understanding not using 1′ thick boards for the lower shelves due to the weight, but even 1/4’ plywood would be a huge improvement.