This is an 18.5 cm embroidery hoop and dowel made of polished beechwood that is designed to go with the lap stand. The stand (sold separately) is designed to be sat-upon or placed under a cushion so that the hoop is positioned over your lap. Can be position on the left or right side of your body so good for left-handed people. The stand can be extended to a height to suit you. Hoop is tightened by a brass screw. Extra photos show hoop & stand together. Very little assembly is required. Note that due to it’s size this item will be sent by standard post, not by courier.