The finished prayer kneeler - The photos

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From my blog:

Some time ago I posted three videos on the design and build of a prayer kneeler. We donated the kneeler to the local church where our daughter is a parishioner, to help raise funds for their little school in a Silent Auction.

Due to last-minute events, I completely forgot to document the finished piece, as I delivered it to the fund raiser committee just days before the auction. But, as luck would have it, the highest bidder lives less than 10 minutes away from us. Since the lady is a friend of our daughter, I requested she let the winner know I was interested in taking photos of the finished piece, in her own home. She graciously agreed!

So, finally, I can share with you the prayer kneeler in its final location. We purchased the fabric for the kneeling pad during one of treks through the Far East; Sandy made the pad in such a way that, if need be, it could be easily detached and replaced by the lucky high bidder at the Silent Auction. This was not required, as the lady loved it:


-- Al Navas, Country Club, MO,

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#1 posted 2052 days ago

This is a nice piece, Al. I like the fold up option. Thanks for the blog and the post.

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#2 posted 2052 days ago

AL, looks great, and I hope she enjoys it for years to come!

-- Ned - 2B1ASK1

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Tony Mirabella

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#3 posted 2052 days ago

That looks great. One of these would make a great gift for my folks, thanks for the idea!

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#4 posted 2052 days ago

Very clever design with the fold up kneeler! Looks like I need to make one of these so that I can pray over my latest project…

-- There's no tool like an old tool...

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Al Navas

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#5 posted 2052 days ago

tim, Ned, and Tony,
Thanks! This was a wonderful and different project. I have several clients who really like them, and pick and choose different options such as onlays, crosses, etc.

Thanks! I am certain your latest project WILL be just fine. lol I laughed at your comment… ;-)

-- Al Navas, Country Club, MO,

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#6 posted 2051 days ago

Very nice!!! Great idea, I should make one for my church. Thanks for posting.

-- Dennis Zongker

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#7 posted 1546 days ago

Very nice. The fold-up design is very creative.

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#8 posted 1155 days ago

Looks great.

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#9 posted 829 days ago

Thanks for sharing your prayer kneeler (CATHOLIC POWER!!!!!)

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