This solid wood podium is manufactured with high quality real wood and engineered to suit every occasion. Although this solid wood lectern looks like a traditional lectern, it is designed for modern functionality. The unique work surface effortlessly drops down from a slanted reading position to a flat surface for laptop computer use. Simply lift the paper stop edge and the shelf glides into position. This oak lectern is a genuine solid wood podium, not veneer finished wood. This solid wood podium is the perfect oak lectern for any church, school or hotel.