Hairpin-Leg and Stainless-Top Desk
You can easily make this elegant desk in less than half an hour with a stainless-steel top and colorful legs.
Photography: Bryan Gardner
Source: Martha Stewart Living, September 2014
4 powder-coated hairpin legs and screws
Drill with 1/8-inch bit
Place tabletop upside down on floor or work surface. Position a leg 1 inch from corner, being sure it is over solid-wood portion of tabletop. Use a pencil to mark screw-hole locations. Repeat for all corners.
Drill pilot holes into tabletop at pencil marks. Reposition leg and screw it in. Repeat for all legs.