Litany Desk

A litany desk with fixed kneeler is shown in 508, while 509 gives a side elevation of the desk illustrated in 510, with a collapsible kneeler upholstered with foam rubber on a plywood base and covered with cowhide. This memorial desk 2 ft 6 in (76 cm) wide, 1 ft 51/2 in (44 cm) deep and 3 ft (91 cm) high was made at the request of a client who asked for a primrose and ivy carved decoration to be incorporated for remembrance. Details of the St Mark's lion are shown in 509. As the central aisle of the church was fairly narrow the lectern was fitted with hidden ball-type castors so that it could be wheeled to a side aisle when not in use.

512 Oak litany desk with pull-out kneeler. Designed by Ernest Joyce MSIA. Author's workshops

511 Simple litany desk for Bullwood Borstal Institute Church. England.

513 Fine letter cutting in ash by Ronald Parsons FSD-C

Construction was in natural brown oak of outstanding hue, polished with hard (carnauba) wax polish to preserve the great beauty of the wood.

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