Used 4x4's for the legs to make it more "beefy" and therefore had to add an extra 2x6 on top. Also used a 2x4 for the upper side trip instead of 2x2. Used a dark walnut stain and several coats of clear gloss polyurethane.
Built from Plan(s)
$50 for the wood, ~$20 for other materials (i.e. screws, sandpaper, stain, poly, wood glue, adhesive felt pads under the feet, etc).
Estimated Time Investment
Weekend Project (10-20 Hours)
Type of Wood
Dark Walnut Stain; Clear Gloss Polyurethane
Required Skill Level