I like the idea for kitchen counter. (AW) DIY wood plank kitchen table picture step by step ~ would also be really really awesome for kitchen counters! Stained black with high gloss protectant over them.
Cut legs A & rails B, C to size. Cut hand hole & mortises for hinges in back rail. Cut half lap joints in legs & rails. Lay assembly on bench & clamp swing-leg assemblies on top in open position. Make sure top edges & outside faces of swing-leg rails
Sofa Chair Arm Rest TV Tray Table Stand with Side Storage Slot for Tablet Magazine by KeoDecor on Etsy [maybe a stability upgrade over the ones that sit on the arm only plus tablet or small reading storage}