The standard wood high base has been in art room for decades. It provides a great work surface and utility drawers in the same unit, so students and artists can keep their supplies with them in proximity versus having to bring in a suppy every day. The construction and quality of the unit ensures it will be a long-lasting investment for years. Most educational facilities rely on these kinds of units for durability and reliable work surfaces without issue.
Don't fiddle with plastic or fiber board assembly desks; go with a quality wood base system. Numerous facilities and art programs have done the same without issue or problem.
Due to oversize and weight, shipping costs are $151.45 for transport via freight.