I really want to have box or ring lighting available for us to use; maybe we could do this using pipe matching the aesthetic of our office space? One way or another, I'd really like a ring or box or clamshell light bank that's reasonably portable.
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