The first build I ever did is documented here with these counter height stools. The plans are from Ana White’s simple outdoor collection bar stools modified to counter height.
Then I cut about a gazillion pieces and each kid got to work priming all the pieces. Let’s just say the primer went on thick and goopy with lots of drips but thank goodness for the sander and some really coarse sandpaper. My kids were home for summer break so I kept them busy painting all the pieces.
Then we followed the instructions for screwing and gluing everything together:
Then I painted two coats of satin “Elegant White” and put them in place at the island just to see. Holy smokes way too sterile, too white on white.