This is a lamp that you can do with all the scrap wood left over from all your old projects....you can make it as tall as you want with no problem :-)
By the way...get ready for a load of photographs.....certain things are best explained by pictures!
wood stain ( oil or water based)
clear polythene varnish
nails and screwdriver (or drill and screwdriver)-for tin punching
1/4" square dowels
wood glue miter clamps
drill bit with 1/8" bit ( the size of the barbecue sticks)