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|Product Type: Buffet||Base Finish: Cappuccino|
|Top Finish: Cappuccino||Hardware Finish: Brushed Nickel|
|Distressed: No||Base Material: Manufactured wood|
|Top Material: Manufactured wood||Reclaimed Wood: No|
|Solid Wood Construction: No||Number of Items Included: 1|
|Style: Modern||Display Case: No|
|Drop Leaf/Expandable: No||Mirror Included: No|
|Open Storage: Yes||Drawers Included: Yes|
|Cabinets Included: Yes||Shelves Included: Yes|
|Doors Included: Yes||Lighting: No|
|Leg Finish: Cappuccino||Leg Material: Wood|
|Wine Rack: No||Stemware Rack: Yes|
|Shelf Weight Capacity: 5 Pounds||Eco-Friendly: No|
|Product Care: Wipe clean with a dry cloth. Do not use strong liquid cleaners.||Country of Manufacture: China|
|Assembly Required: Yes||Tools Needed: Allen wrench and screwdriver|
|Additional Parts Required: No|
Great Piece or Furniture...
Talon from Port Orange, FL– Verified Buyer
I was looking for a credenza for my office. I searched Google and in turn several sites. I found a few that I liked, but they were all in the 6-8 hundred dollar range. This one was well suited to my needs and close to a third of the cost. I built professional office systems in past years, so I know good furniture. This piece is well made. This item is not easy to assemble for those who have no experience. If you stick with it, you can figure it out and have a great piece of furniture. Just be patient. I had this built within 1.5-2 hours at a very leisurely pace. The documentation does not show orientation of pieces very well, but otherwise is decipherable if you take your time. The orientation and articulation of most pieces will be obvious and mistakes will show themselves quickly. One exception to this is the main side pieces that the doors will be attached to. Watch out for the pre-drilled hinge holes. It is possible to assemble the entire piece and have the side pieces reversed left and right, putting the hinge holes toward the back of the cabinet. Put the hinges on the doors when you are ready to put the sides together and find the holes the hinges will screw into on the side pieces. Do not put the doors on at this point, just be sure you understand where the holes are. Orient the side pieces so that the hinge holes are at the front of the cabinet and you will not have to partially dismantle it for this small mistake. Two stars for the documentation. The furniture is a five star piece for its value.
Great buffet, horrible assembly
Jen from Brentwood, MD
5 stars for the product, 1 star for the instructions.
Great dining cabinet
Roop A. from Laurel, MD
This storage buffet is a great piece for the dining room area. It has good storage space in each section. For instance, I was able to accommodate a detached blender on one shelf of the left-side cabinet. There are three shelves on each side of cabinet (left-side & right-side). The drawers also have a good amount of space as well. I was also able to accommodate wine glasses and martini glasses on both sides of the buffet cabinet (4 wine glasses per row and 3 martini glasses per row).
greaet piece BUT
Magdalena from Linden, NJ– Verified Buyer
IT is a really nice futniture. It fit great with even small apartments. I live in NYC and in 1 bedroom didn't have a lot of space to make from a living room both living and dinning room, but I did manage to do that. This piece was added to it all. LOOK GREAT!!! putting it together- another story! When reading reviews I saw people complaining about it, but the I thought to myself- hey! I bet they wanted to put it together fast and quickly. NO! we were doing it slowly... and it took HOURS!!!! 2 times we had to undo everything and put it back toghether again....AND..... one shelve on the sides are upside down! hahahaha but you can't see it well. IT DEFINITELY WAS WORTH IT.
Great Product - Bad Instructions
Warren from Barry's Bay, ON– Verified Buyer
This review picture shows a brown Cedric Buffet - the site I purchased the Cedric Buffet also had a brown one. I got a very dark brown/black one!? Doesn't quite match the photo - none the less, I absolutely love the high quality piece I got. It took an hour of studying to figure out the instructions. I had to start off on step 4 to try and figure out step 1. I got the piece to final stages only to find out I missed a step and had it backwards - I had to remove all the finishing nails and start over (I am now a professional finishing nail remover) It was an unpleasant experience - the manual NEEDS to be updated. A few simple additions on the drawings could save so much time and stress - I scratched the finish badly on second attempt putting it together. Proper instructions would have saved this mistake.
Affordable....looks like more expensive piece than it was
Maria from Palm Coast, FL– Verified Buyer
It was delivered as promised and in perfect condition. Assembly directions did not include text. But if you took your time, read the directions thoroughly and laid everything out before assembling, it was not really difficult.. The parts were properly packaged. Most important of all, the holes were all perfectly tooled. Nothing was askew. I'm a 68 year old woman with bad eyes. And I had no problems at all. It took me all day but that's because I work slow and gave much thought to how assembling one section would line up with the next before putting it together. Putting on the doors on could have used some helpful hints in the directions. Noetheless, I managed to do it on my own.......no help.
Great looking piece but assembly is challenging.
Gretchen from Noblesville, IN– Verified Buyer
We love our new buffet. I would have given 5 stars if the assembly wasn't so difficult. The instructions are almost exclusively pictures. The pictures need to be larger and need to actually show the precut holes so you can clearly see what goes where. We put the panels the door hinges go on incorrectly. We didn't know this until over 4 hours into the project and until we were about the put on the doors. We were lucky in that my husband just took out his tools, measured and MADE it work. Watch very carefully how things line up and look ahead to the future steps that will involve the piece you're working with. That should help. Took 2 of us 4.5 hours with our snafu! It does look great where we put it and is very functional.
Versitile and functional
Megan from Seattle, WA– Verified Buyer
I was looking for somewhere to store my china, and if it could store wine glasses too that would be a bonus. When I saw this, I fell in love. If fulfilled both my purposes! When I received it, the assembly was a bit of a pain, but nothing I wasn't expecting. Its a bit darker than it looks in the picture. Because of a defect in one of the hinges, we can't adjust the closure of one of the doors but it still works and looks just fine. The shelves also aren't quite as wide as I'd like. I had to slide in my china dinner plates at an angle, and my china platters flat out won't fit. But for the price it looks nice, and fits the majority of my needs.
Very nice buffet, poor instructions
Jen from Brentwood, MD– Verified Buyer
Everything about this buffet is great EXCEPT the fact that the instructions for the doors are not clear (because of the way the instructions constantly change perspective, it's hard to figure out whether you're dealing with the left, right, front, or back). It's far too easy to assemble the entire thing only to realize that you have accidentally switched the sides, so the doors will not attach. I had to drill some additional holes in order to attach the door. If the instructions included any words, or just stopped constantly changing perspective, this would not be a problem. The pieces are well marked and otherwise assembly is quite easy. The buffet is attractive and sturdy.
Hokku Designs Cedric Buffet
Linda from Buford, GA
I am very pleased with the furniture. It is quality made and looks beautiful. However, the directions to assemble it are the poorest I have ever seen. The are far from clear in their diagrams and on two different occasions had to be taken part and redone due to poor quality instructions. The other is why the dowels and not a few more screw-in pieces which are easier attach and can be loosened in the event it needs to be taken apart in the case of wrong assemble due to the direnctions. Somehow the manufacturer needs to know about the directions to make ease of assembly.