This is what I started with:
I tore it up and got a lot of great pieces (most went to making more stools but that's another post). These are the actual pieces I used for the crate, all sanded and ready to build:
I simply built an open box, drilled two holes in each side for the rope and tied knots so I had some handles. Thanks again to Ana White at http://www.ana-white.com/ for the inspiration.
Bottom view before wheels went on:
Now she's ready to roll with wheels:
A look to the inside:
I have to admit I usually make something for a reason however in this case I made it just because. I'm sure someday I will find a use for this crate but for now it sits empty.