This piece was perfect for my needs: a place to sit at my kitchen island and an easy, on hand way to get in my ceiling height cabinets. I ordered 2 so my husband could have a seat, too (I'm so nice). The one tiny issue is one stool has a drip on the step portion. Not a big deal for me since it is not seen. I'd love to post a picture so you could see how well this stool works in my kitchen. Overall, more beautiful additions to my home!