Studio Handcrafted Easels
Table Top Easels
| Full-Tilt Manhattan
Pictured above with deluxe paint tray open.
and pastel full tilt easel designed by a portrait painter.
The Manhattan features a self-braking clutch on top carriage that allows painter to tilt work forward, backward, or vertical. Has variety of tilt and height settings to meet any need.
This easel also features a double fold-out painting tray with melamine paint-mixing surface and 2 large stainless steel canister for solvents. When open, tray measures 60" wide. Has rubber grips to hold painting securely. Adjustable sliding mast moves independently of the tray.
With tray mounted, it holds canvases up to 88" high; without tray, it holds canvases up to 102".
Built with solid H-Frame construction. Has double laminated base for extra stability. Easel is mounted on front-locking rubber casters for ease of mobility.
Made of hand-rubbed, oil-finished solid oak -- hand crafted in the USA.
Weights & Dimensions
Maximum Canvas Height with tray: 88"
Maximum Canvas Height without tray: 102"
Minimum Easel Height: 75"
Maximum Easel Height: 118"
Width With Tray Open: 60"
Width With Tray Closed: 30"
Depth of Folding Tray: 8"
Base: 27" wide x 30" deep
Double laminated base for extra strength
Mounted on front locking rubber casters.
-- Weight: 95 lbs
-- Shipped partially assembled. Packaged in
heavy-duty carton for protection.
at left is Manhattan in forward tilt position.
The expandable mast and all trays move up and down using the Slide Guide System.
For acrylic or oil painting use easel straight up and down. For pastel work, use the forward tilt.
To tilt easel forward, loosen the Slide Guides on back support legs, pull easel gently forward to desired angle and tighten. To tilt expandable mast, use Slide Guides on that section in similar manner.
Pictured above without paint tray.