I don't know if I can say enough about this unit. It's beautiful with the rich natural oak grain, a very solid unit, and so functional. We're able to fit close to 100 DVD's along with some decorative items. I've had my eye on this unit for the last 6 months and thought $279. was a great price (with free shipping) only to end up buying it from Walmart for something like $30. less with free site-to-store shipping. This has the look of higher end furniture. We love it. The top of the unit is deep enough to accommodate photos and lightweight items like silk plants. (Not meant to handle real weights, though it does come with a mounting bracket to attach to a stud. We are not using this bracket.) Another great feature is that even though it weighs 150 lbs, I (female) can easily move it due to the 8 small foot pins that get put on the bottom. I know my 10 year old would also be able to move it. We do have wood laminate flooring, not carpet, but for the weight, it really moves easily! The instructions were very easy to follow. Just be sure to not confuse the 4 flat black screws with the numerous other black screws. Other than maybe trying to lift the unit upright, and maybe attaching the back panels, one person can easily assemble this unit. Note: We didn't want to lay the unit down on its face only to have to raise it again, so we tried to attach the panels while standing upright. They were very slightly off centered which created a very slight buckle which seemed to flatten out fine after getting all three panels in place. Laying it down on its face may have prevented this. Two things to point out about it - One is that the entire back is made up of 3 very thin (less than 1/4") panels. I don't think anyone will even realize it by looking at it, though, because it's the same oak grain as the rest of the unit. Would probably fool anyone looking at it. Two is it is NOT designed to accommodate the 'box-style' tv's. We are now needing to enter the 21st century and buy a flat screen. (I guess it had to happen sooner or later.) We had a pretty deep boxed tv and it will not fit. That probably won't be a problem to too many people. So - I would highly recommend this unit.
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