I wouldn't use yard sticks. maybe a butcher block top, but I love the old sewing machine base! An antique Singer treadle sewing machine base finds new life as a table with the addition of vintage yardsticks nailed to an oak top.
Treadle sewing machine base, made into a sink base. Note the flip top.
Casa Talia …in Modica, Sicily..! ..designed by Marco Giunta and Viviana Haddad..!! Those two architects ,converted twelve little houses into the six suites, which surround a courtyard…and the result is quite unique…!!