I'd love to do this for a tall/narrow wall table: DIY coffee table. Use old base/legs, remove top, and add your own stained wood top. Now I'll be on the lookout for an old coffee table that I can do this to!
Use this woodworking plan to build your own planter bench for your deck, yard or garden. The modular design makes it adaptable to any space, while predominantly straight cuts makes it a good project for beginner woodworkers.