Ana White meets Annie Sloan. I think that I might use 4x4's for the legs, to beef it up. Maybe some cross pieces to brace the legs too.
Check out the tutorial for an easy rustic DIY end table @istandarddesign
DIY sofa table This is an Ana White Design. It could work out well if it was modified as a long narrow counter in the basement.
I followed Ana White's DIY farmhouse table plans to build our new dining room table. Finish the table with chalk paint and two stains to get this look.