So lets talk about some of the negativity from others... Yeah its in a lot of little boxes, in a bigger box... this is how you get things from China to here unbroken. YES the design changes a bit and maybe the location of screws or the directions vary a bit, we are all human, even the 7 year olds who put this stuff in little boxes in a bigger box... But I digress. It was super easy to put together if you can do legos you can do this. Be careful with glass and cross threading. IF you have no inclination to build stuff; get help from your cool neighbor who is always fixing stuff. Took me all of 30 minutes to assemble (while having an adult carbonated beverage break in between the steps. It works and WELL, is it as hot as a giant metal patio heater with a 4' hood?? NO WAY. But you cant go wrong with the ambience of flame, the heat output is no joke in 35-60+ degree weather... NO you wont feel it 20-30 feet away. YES if its windy its less effective. The flame is super awesomeness, actually the flame creates the feeling of warmth! Embrace it. Last thing, and them I'm going out to have a few beverages and sit near my super awesome flame producing heat emanating outdoor patio heater with my lovely bride! When you go to start it ACTUALLY hold down the pilot knob for 60 plus seconds before trying to fire it up. you're welcome, happy post covid life, have fun, be kind, dont be mean to people who are scared still, they will come around!! and by all means live it up!! Value EXCELLENT, Sturdiness 4 stars, it has glass, duh. Giftable? Hell yes!
Reviewed in the United States on March 20, 2022 by Aa. in NorCal