lap desk


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lap desk

n.
A flat board with a padded underside or short legs, designed to provide a surface for working on one's lap.
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Personalised iBed Lap Desk (PS24.99, gettingpersonal.co.uk)
3 - Lap Desk - The college student will be sitting in uncomfortable chairs in college courses all day.
This small piece of furniture goes by many names: writing slope, writing box, dispatch box or case, table desk, lap desk, as well as portable or travelling desk.
iBed Lap Desk, available in red and blue, PS12, from the Science Museum (www.sciencemuseumshop.co.uk) | Time for T-shirts...
Find this great hat tree for S39.99 and tons of other practical dorm room accessories, such as this large lime and hot pink tote bag (top right) for S41.99 and the colorful lap desk with side storage caddies (above) for $10.99, at Organizers, 174 Highland Village, Jackson; 601.981.1973.
A late Georgian mahogany brass bound lap desk with fitted inkwells, lift-out pen trays and two silver candle sconces, together with a number of hidden compartments and secret drawers, went for pounds 3,600.
An ingeniously simple solution for a critical need, the lap desk is sweeping South Africa and will soon spill over into neighbouring countries and further afield on the continent.
Its "Cloud Nine" bedding experience features pillow-top mattresses, crisp white duvet covers, 200-thread-count sheets, multiple pillow-s that provide a choice of firmness, a lumbar pillow, lap desk and a pre-programmed, easy-to-operate clock/radio.
Users then add a camera, lap desk, shopping basket, fishing rod, umbrella, or more.
The Laptop Desk has two functions: It can be used as a portable lap desk by mobile computer users--preventing "hot leg" by providing insulation from heat generated by the laptop--or as a desktop stand for notebooks, with an ergonomically adjustable support arm that raises the computer screen almost 4" closer to the eye.
Mine, for example, was made from half-inch stock left over from building a red oak lap desk. Meant to hang from a wall-mounted pegboard, the candle sconce works just as well on a tabletop, dresser or bench.