“ Brand: Oak Furniture Land / Type: Bedside Table „
My husband and I stumbled across Oak Furniture land quite by accident a few years ago whilst looking on the web for some furniture for our then new house. We wanted oak as this matches our built in wardrobes in the house and also the doors and so yep, you've guessed it, by putting the words oak furniture in a search engine the website, Oak Furniture Land came up. On their website they always seem to be having a sale, everything has money knocked off it of with banner advertisements telling you that the sale ends soon and do not miss out. Well, I guess with most things on the internet you pay your money and take your chance but when some of their furniture arrived we were really impressed. This is good solid, proper oak furniture. You can see at the joints that it is put together properly and not just stuck together with glue and we have been really impressed with all the furniture we have received so far. Our first purchase was a side table for our entry hall and then we bought some furniture for our bedroom including this side table in their Chaucer design. We went with this one not only because we liked the design but that other items of furniture came in the Chaucer design too so because we could match our items we went with that. To describe it best I have included the blurb from their website describing the Chaucer side table," The Chaucer Solid Oak Bedside Table is a classic and understated lamp/bedside table from the Chaucer solid oak range. This range contains a superb selection of practical, robust and elegant pieces. Each item is crafted in a stunning contemporary farmhouse style by our skilled cabinetmakers. The table features two robustly crafted solid oak drawers, with dovetail joints and antique style button moulded handles. There is a lower shelf that is ideal for tucking away your bedside books or magazines. The oak is treated with wax to create a smooth protective sheen to the wood. Browse through the Chaucer collection to find other great items for your home, including a great bed selection." What I really like about this side table is that it is not very big. We bought two, one for me and my husband but we do not have too much room around our bed as it is in the space between the window and the built in wardrobes so we needed something on each side fairly small. All I really use my side table for is a book, a glass of water for during the night and my asthma inhaler so I didn't need a big table anyway. I am not one of these people who pile it with books, photos, teddys etc. THe two drawers re really handy as this is where I keep my important little bits such as passports, cheque books, all those important things that you need to put somewhere safe but out of the way. The drawers are big enough for these but again not overly huge. I really like the little open space underneath as this is where I can tuck all my books and magazines and although most of the time its a mess I can still see whats there and what I still need to read. Like all of their furniture so far this table is really sold and robust. The handles on the drawers are nice and solid and pull the drawers in and out well. I have had not issues with the drawers falling off their rollers or not going back in easily. In fact these pretty much glide in. The table looks smart and really works well in our room giving it an elegant contemporary look. We bought ours about a year ago now but I just had a quick browse on the website and they are priced at £99.50 each down from £218.87, very good value in my opinion.