Love the hairpin legs. Great Legs for Your DIY Table. Sources for hairpin (industrial or modern), unfinished wood (wegner danish modern), stainless steel column (contemporary), tapered (mid century modern), and tapered slim brass.
An affordable desk is more than just a pipe dream! Making a desk with pipe and salvaged wood is a simple and low-cost project. If you're feeling adventurous, forgo the wood and place a glass top on the pipe base.
Growing vegetables from food waste is a great lesson for kids and also makes great science experiments Teach students how to regrow food and pick a food to regrow as a class. Could use a food from a students leftover lunch.