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Rustic Driftwood Mercer Entryway Storage Bench

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$249.99/ea.



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Rustic Driftwood Mercer Entryway Storage Bench
$249.99/ea.

Overview

Product Information

Add some more utility to your entryway with our beautiful and useful Mercer Storage Bench. This piece has a well padded cushion for you to sit down and lace up your shoes, and when your shoes and socks aren't in use, you can roll out its two shelves to store them out of sight!

How do we measure?

  • Rustic driftwood finish
  • Padded cushion
  • Two sliding shoe shelves
SKU#:

10069202

Dimensions

  • 33-3/4" x 17-1/2" x 20-5/8" h

Assembly/Installation

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Reviews

Rustic Driftwood Mercer Entryway Storage Bench is rated 3.7 out of 5 by 23.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Cheaply made Looks nice. worked well for about 6 months. then the back part of one of the drawers fell off. Same thing eventually happened to the other drawer. now they don't close right without some special attention. It's just not made well.
Date published: 2019-06-17
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Nice design but assembly didn’t go smoothly Saw it in the store and loved it, it wasn’t in stock and I gave in and ordered it even though it wouldn’t arrive for 3 weeks. Box is very very heavy says “team lift” , instructions are in English and screws are broken down into steps. I’m pretty good at assembly but this wasn’t great. After it was assembled there was a centemerter or so gap on the left side. I’m not sure this is worthy the money honestly. I really want to return it but it’s so heavy I dread going through putting it in my car. I just might have to. For $150 it be worth it but not for this price because it’s just too difficult to assemble and I’m not convinced the quality is good enough.
Date published: 2019-02-23
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Impossible to assemble Quite possibly the worst construction I’ve ever experienced. The drawers wouldn’t lock in, then were impossible to remove to try to correct the problem. I do not recommend purchasing this piece.
Date published: 2019-02-03
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Nice Storage Bench Minus Laminate Finish Looking for a bench for my office as a seating option along with shoe storage. Stumbled across this bench and was excited for the find based on prior reviews and measurements. Assembly was fairly easy as everything was labeled and instructions were pretty straight forward. The only negative to the bench is the cheap laminate that is used for the coloring. Within not even a month, it was already chipping and it isn’t in a high traffic area. If you have kids or many visitors, wouldn’t recommend it.
Date published: 2019-01-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for entryway This is the perfect bench/shoe stand, keeps the shoes in and they don't fall off like other tilted ones and it has the perfect spot to sit on while taking your shoes on and off. Very comfortable cushion as well and the stand is very sturdy.
Date published: 2018-11-06
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Pain in the neck to assemble We actually love the finished product but it was pain in the neck to assemble. Realized that holes on wood are too small for nails to go in smoothly. I had to go get some drill bits to drill it. It should've been ready to be assembled! The cushion could've been better quality but I am going to reupholster it to make it look better. Otherwise, the wood itself seems to be very sturdy.
Date published: 2018-10-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for small spaces I needed a solution for my kids backpacks and shoes after school, but I'm limited on space. This bench with drawers is perfect! Both kiddos can sit on it at the same time to get shoes on/off, plus there's no backpack mess all over the place. Solid construction, and attractive.
Date published: 2018-10-14
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not worth $200.00 It was difficult to put together. The screws were impossible to screw in by hand, had to use a power screw driver. The exterior is paper over composite. There are 10 “distress marks” on the paper on one drawer and nothing on the other drawer which looks really weird. Not happy with this purchase.
Date published: 2018-09-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great all around product Comes with good assembly instructions, organized parts, nice sturdy construction.
Date published: 2018-09-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Awesome functional piece BUT.... I was shocked at how heavy the box was. I was shocked how many pieces and parts needed to be assembled. This boxed item needs a giant strong man to drag into the house and 2 people to build. It's a total 5 star item (I LOOOVE IT) but it was overwhelming to bring home and assemble and it's super expensive.
Date published: 2018-08-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Beautiful, but assembly is a pain! I don't how people have called this bench "easy to assemble" -- kudos to them, but I was tearing my hair out! Yes, the instructions are clearly marked and all parts are organized according to the various steps. What threw me off is that even after following the directions, many parts just didn't seem to fit. The screws in particular would not take hold. Ultimately we used a power drill to install them, though that was difficult since the sides of the unit prevented us from getting a good angle. Anyway, this really is a beautiful bench and I'd recommend it so long as the buyer knows what they're in for re: assembly. It took me and my husband approximately two hours. Side note: this thing is REALLY heavy. If you're picking up in store like I did, make sure you have a friend to help load it up.
Date published: 2018-08-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Product Bench was just what I was looking for. Assembly went smoothly. Only thing I would improve is padded bench seat. Won’t hold up under wear. Will probably get an upholstered pad to replace it.
Date published: 2018-08-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Makes a huge difference! Since we don't have a mudroom, the kitchen was becoming really cluttered with shoes, and there was nowhere to store them neatly. I thought I would try this product to fix the problem. The good: The space looks SO much better-- huge difference. The design is great and looks adorable. This can be decorated seasonally using pillows. Small cons: Price- I would have liked to give 4.5 stars for this one. It is is expensive given the quality of the materials. Assembly- It was a bit of a pain to put together, However, I had a coupon, which helped a lot on the price, and I'm SO glad we bought this item. It look a cluttered corner and turned it into a cozy little nook. I also changed the color of the cushion using decorator fabric from Joann's. Before and after pictures are attached.
Date published: 2018-06-10
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Worst CS purchase ever I've seen my fair share of terrible directions, poor materials and bad design, yet I've never had that much trouble putting together a piece of furniture. It's not even a very big piece! I'm an engineer for Pete's sake! The directions are so confusing, I felt like I needed a PhD in hieroglyphics, and the while the wood is solid and heavy, the screws and etc are rather flimsy or oddly short. I actually snapped one.
Date published: 2018-03-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great and sturdy This product was very sturdy and fairly easy to assemble. Only issue was attachment of front edges to drawers. There was no instruction on how to secure it, so I used gorilla glue for both pieces. Still looks great and appears durable.
Date published: 2017-09-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just what we needed! We love this little shoe bench. It's easy to assemble, a nice neutral color and fits about 4 pairs of shoes per drawer (8 pairs total). It's a perfect way to keep our entry way organized. We did change the fabric of the cushion though because we didn't love the original color. Otherwise no complaints!
Date published: 2017-09-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Useful and attractive bench The bench is solid and an attractive addition to our hallway. The bench holds 3 pairs of our running shoes on each shelf. Easy to put together. No untidy shoes to trip over now!
Date published: 2017-09-24
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Unhappy with the part quality & assembly process When I opened the package, most of the panels included had mild scratches that have regular parallel patterns, which might have happened by being rubbed against some hard objects before being packed. (The package itself was good with sufficient styrofoam cushioning each panel.) The package was so heavy that I couldn't think of returning it to a nearby store. So I decided to assemble it anyway. The assembly consisted of multiple steps. I ended up working up my right arm and hand pretty hard. I would recommend using automatic drills. The final product was tidy, although I was not satisfied with the quality of the parts and the assembling process. I wouldn't recommend this to a friend without informing of my less than favorable experience.
Date published: 2017-09-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Storage Bench We are really happy with our storage bench. It is very sturdy and has room for one pair of every family member's shoes.
Date published: 2016-12-29
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Community Q&A

Does this item have a finished back? If so, what material is the back made of?

Asked by: jlm022455
Yes! it's a finished piece of wood just like all the other wood parts you see in the product photo posted on the website.
Answered by: KVAL
Date published: 2019-01-05

Standard boot trays do not fit this shoe bench. Have any liners or trays that would fit well?

I have tried many boot trays to protect the wood from wet shoes during winter season but the dimensions of this shoe bench are not normal. Are there any shoe/boot trays or liners that fit these slots well? Thanks.
Asked by: MyExperienceWithIt
A friend received this as a gift recently. I came here to see if there were liner options available. It will be a great thing to have, but we are going to use contact paper in the meanwhile. Containerstore: please make a waterproof liner for this great shoe-shelf!
Answered by: john1966
Date published: 2019-02-26

Would this bench be okay outside? Would it survive (some) elements?

We live in Northern California, so not much rain. It would be in a covered area as well, but it does get damp in the morning. We'd re-upholster the cushion with Sunbrella fabric.
Asked by: Goldie300
It’s not wood, it’s paper over composite so I would say no, it wouldn’t be good outside.
Answered by: JanetL
Date published: 2018-10-27

Is this item constructed with any fake wood products such as manufactured wood / enegineered wood?

Asked by: jlm022455
Yes! It is some sort of SUPER HEAVY fake wood. But it looks nice and not janky!
Answered by: KVAL
Date published: 2019-01-05

What are the interior dimensions of the shoe shelves? Are there bins that could fit inside?

Asked by: littlemissmitchell
A men's size 12 shoe or smaller fits perfect. Larger shoes would not fit perfectly into this item.
Answered by: KVAL
Date published: 2018-09-29

What is the seating weight capacity?

Can two adults sit on this at the same time? How much weight can the seat bear?
Asked by: TracyBee
The Mercer Storage Bench will support up to 200 pounds.
Answered by: psb87
Date published: 2018-10-18

What wood is this made of?

Asked by: QuestionPerson
Our Mercer Storage Bench is constructed from select hardwood with a rustic driftwood finish.
Answered by: psb87
Date published: 2019-05-15

how many shoes does it hold

Asked by: fichu
Our Rustic Driftwood Mercer Storage Bench can hold about 6 pairs of women's shoes.
Answered by: psb87
Date published: 2019-06-22
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