My first big mistake was not realizing that the short and long parts don’t meet at same way on both sides. My pre-drilled holes were wrong on half of the legs. Oh well, I’ve got a good pile of wood plugs.
I pre-drilled the tops of the legs on my new drill press table.
I plugged the holes which will be visible.
Compared to the chair, this footstool seems dainty.
-- Doug - When all you own is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.