For years now – actually for decades – we have been heaping derisive laughter on the cheap ready-to-assemble cabinetry and furniture that has flooded the market.
It has been discussed to the point of nausea. Particleboard clad in "wood grain" vinyl, assembled by the end user with knockdown hardware that might or might not actually fit together.
We have often told customers who stooped to mentioning this inexpensive alternative when negotiating the price of our much more costly, custom built woodwork that they would be better off to simply use the cardboard carton and dispose of the contents rather than the other way around.
The other night, I was sitting on the sofa with my wife, surfing the internet, when we came across this:
I could go on a tear here but I think this speaks for itself.