Basically, it went together fairly well and serves its purpose. Overall, it looks decent and is sturdy enough for typical use.
My only complaints with the actual cabinet itself are that the decorative molding at the top could be better made -- it's not attached well and has a tendency to pull loose (which I quickly solved with a brad tacker) -- and several of the holes for the adjustable shelf mounts were slightly over drilled (wrapping a single layer of scotch tape around the shelf pegs solved this).
Now, my main complaint -- the shipping packaging is nowhere near sturdy enough for this cabinet and how it is actually packed in the box leaves it open to more damage. Specifically, the side panels are on the outside of the cardboard and have only a single layer of cardboard between them and the world. To make matters worse, they were packed with the outside (i.e. visible) side of the panels facing out. The end result is that there were several places where the box had been gouged during shipping and the gouges went all the way through the cardboard and into the side panels. One of the dings was almost an inch long by a half inch wide and went through completely into the pressboard (i.e. the laminate finish was totally destroyed in that spot). Had they put a double layer of cardboard or decent foam liner between the panel and the side, I don't think there would have been a problem. Or, had they even packed the panels with the visible side facing inwards, then any damage would have been to the inside part of the cabinet where you generally wouldn't care anyway.
Yes, I am sure I could have called the company and requested another panel be sent to me or called Walmart to have them file a claim with UPS -- but, in the end, it wasn't worth the time or hassle that would have been involved (especially as I needed the cabinet installed soon).
Fortunately, they did include a proper color touch-up/stain marker to conceal any minor dings -- and after a quick application of a bit of wood filler in the gouges, sanding it down, and then using a bit of wood stain, the included touch-up marker, and a slightly different color wood touch-up marker, I was able to totally hide the gouges. With a bit of judicious hand coloring with the two different markers to simulate grain and a bit of darkening around the edges, the big gouge now appears to be a natural knot in the wood (actually you can't even tell the damage was ever there). That said, I do carpentry work quite often and have built full pieces of furniture before, so I am probably a bit more experienced and better equipped to solve problems like this than someone else would be -- and had they actually packed the cabinet better, I wouldn't have HAD to do this to fix it.
Summary -- decent cabinet, lousy packaging.
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