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BEST Studio Easels

BEST Studio Easels

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Best studio easels are the cream of the crop. You'll enjoy their quality and beauty for years to come. Plus, at up to 52% OFF, you'll appreciate their value immediately.

A studio easel is much larger than a standard display easel. Studio easels are made to hold large canvases and often provide storage for art supplies. A studio easel usually is not designed to move from room to room. However, available casters make them easier to move into that perfect light source!

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SKU: JCK880176

Possibly the finest piece of Artist Furniture ever constructed. Built for hard work, this easel was designed by a painter who worked large and understood the importance of a solid work station.

  • By loosening the knobs on the back of the easel, the artist can adjust his or her painting to the tilt or angle desired.
  • Features a double H-frame construction with two top trays.
  • Handles canvases up to 120 high with ultimate stability and can carry weights up to 500lbs.
  • Features a winch lifting system that handles canvas height adjustments with ease.
  • Tray provides work space and storage with 3 drawers. The top is made of melamine and can even be used as a palette with easy clean up.
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SKU: JCK880175

Built for hard work, this easel was designed by a painter who worked large and understood the importance of a solid work station. This magnificent easel is constructed of hand rubbed solid oak. By loosening the knobs on the back of the easel, the artist can adjust his or her painting to any tilt or angle desired. The hardware was designed and made especially for this easel. Up to 500 pounds can be lifted by the heavy-duty marine winch and front locking rubber casters make mobility of this solid easel possible.

  • Can hold canvases up to 120" high.
  • Bottom painting tray measures: 48"x6"
  • Ceiling Height: lowest setting of easel is 86", highest setting is 150"
  • Width: 45" wide by 36" deep.
  • Handles canvases up to 120" wide.
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SKU: JCK880150

Same great features as the Abiquiu Easel, but with the addition of a three drawer tab tray.

  • Tray is 48" wide, 13" deep and 4" high.
  • Top of tray is fitted with a melamine surface which can be used for mixing color.
  • Tray can easily be mounted on or removed from the easel. Mounting instructions.
  • Tray moves up & down smoothly with the use of the pulley system.
  • Tray features 3 13" x 10" drawers for supply storage.
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SKU: JCK880100
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SKU: JCK880100

A professional heavy-duty painting easel that offers the same quality features as the Abiquiu Deluxe. The single masted version has laminated 2"x5" oak uprights providing solid strength.

  • Can hold canvases up to 120" high.
  • Ceiling height: lowest setting of easel is 86", highest setting is 150".
  • Heavy-duty marine winch can lift up to 500 lbs.
  • Base width/depth: 29"x30".
  • Handles canvases up to 72" wide.
  • Includes middle canvas holder for smaller work.
  • Bottom painting tray measures: 36"x6".
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SKU: JCK880181

A wonderful arm rest, the mahl stick is used to relieve pain in the shoulders, arms and hands which is common from years of painting.

  • Length: 38", Width: 1" x 3/4"
  • Includes soft leather cover
  • Made of solid oak, sanded and hand rubbed with oil
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SKU: JCK887136

These organizers have a never ending list of what they can be used for... pastels, brushes and paints just to name a few. The small organizer would be great for the home studio with a limited amount of space. For the classroom setting, the large organizer would be ideal to store student projects on the shelves. The Artist Organizers are made of oak in the BEST tradition of quality.

  • Display dimensions: 18"w x 29"d x 49"h
  • Flat dimensions: 18"w x 5-1/4"d x 49-3/4"h
  • Shelf dimensions:
    • 3 small shelves - 17" x 9-3/4"
    • 2 large shelves - 17" x 12-3/4"
  • Ships partially assembled
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SKU: JCK880200
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SKU: JCK880200

This moderately priced yet elegant easel features a strong H-frame construction and offers a variety of easy to make custom settings for standing or sitting. This is Rex Art's most popular Best easel.

    Folds flat for easy storage.
  • Adjustable sliding mast moves independent of canvas tray.
  • Wide bottom canvas holder with utility tray.
  • Optional casters are available.
  • Laminated quad base for extra stability
  • Can hold canvases up to 7' high
  • Minimum easel height: 54", max. height: 90" high

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SKU: JCK880300

The Classic Santa Fe easels are excellent for most large work. Either model can hold a canvas up to 96" high. An artist can work sitting or standing, with a variety of easily adjusted settings and angles. Each features a double laminated quad base, side frames and sturday H-frame construction. An adjustable extension on the main frame allows added solidity on on larger canvases. They fold flat for easy storage.

This single masted easel comes with two canvas holders and a painting tray. The middle canvas holder can be used for smaller works and the self leveling bottom tray/palette measures 30" x 7 " and features a melamine paint mixing surface with 2 large stainless steel canisters.

  • Can hold canvases up to 96" high.
  • Minimum easel height: 78", maximum height: 120" high
  • Base measures 24" wide by 30" deep.
  • Available with optional front locking casters
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SKU: JCK880350

This easel offers the same quality features as the Classic Sante Fe I with a few extras. Its marine style winch raises and lowers easily, accommodating works wieghing up to 200 lbs. Plastic front locking casters increase mobility and stability.

  • Double mast construction.
  • Can hold canvases up to 96" high.
  • Minimum easel height: 78", maximum height: 120" high
  • Base measures 24" wide by 30" deep.
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SKU: JCK880202

Excellent for most large work. This single masted easel can hold a canvas up to 96" high and features a heavy duty winch that lifts up to 200lbs. An artist can work sitting or standing, with a variety of easily adjusted settings and angles. Features a double laminated quad base, side frames and sturdy H-frame construction. An adjustable extension on the main frame allows added solidity for larger canvases. Folds flat for easy storage. Includes a utility tray with stainless steel canisters. Folds flat for easy storage.

  • Can hold canvases up to 96" high.
  • Minimum easel height: 78", maximum height: 120" high
  • Base measures 24" wide by 30" deep
  • Available with optional front locking casters
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SKU: JCK880151
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SKU: JCK880151

Best's traditional Crank style easel was designed in the style of easels made popular many years ago. The Oak construction and heavy-duty crank system will allow even your largest canvases to glide up and down with a quiet ease. The BEST Crank, with its hand rubbed oil finish, is suitable for displaying work in the finest settings imaginable. A fine piece of furniture.

Note: the mast will lift as the lower canvas tray is lifted, so consider ceiling height.

  • Can hold canvases up to 66" high
  • Base width/depth: 29-3/4" x 30"
  • Ceiling height: lowest setting of easel is 75", highest setting is 110"
  • Includes middle canvas holder for smaller work
  • Mounted on front locking casters for mobility

Tray measurements:

  • Width: 30"
  • Inside depth front to back: 5½"
  • Height: 6"
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SKU: JCK880065

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This oak easel is made in the BEST tradition of quality. It features a winch and pulley system that allows the canvas to be raised and lowered with ease. It includes two stainless steel cups and a storage drawer to hold a variety of supplies. Base has pre-drilled holes for optional casters which are sold separately.

  • Base width/depth: 24" x 24"
  • Maximum easel height: 129"
  • Minimum easel height: 63"
  • Maximum canvas height: 82"
  • Top canvas tray width: 28"
  • Angled storage drawer: 17¾"(w) x 4¼"(d)
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SKU: JCK880201
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SKU: JCK880201

Same great features of the BEST Classic Dulce, only bigger and better! This easel is constructed with a wider H-frame that will let it accommodate much larger paintings. The base of the easel has pre-drilled holes for optional casters.

  • Max. canvas height: 82
  • Easel width: 25 Depth: 30
  • Compact height: 69
  • Extended height: 105
  • 30 x 43/8 bottom canvas tray for holding supplies while working.
  • Folds flat for easy storage.
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SKU: JCK880004

Optional front locking, plastic casters make moving and locking into place effortless. May be ordered separately for the following easels:

  • Classic Santa Fe I
  • European
  • University
  • Classic Dulce
  • Giant Classic Dulce
  • Chimayo
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SKU: JCK880400
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SKU: JCK880400

The University is a professional painting and pastel easel. This easel offers a wide range of tilt adjustment, including a forward tilt of nearly 60 degrees to allow pastel dust to fall from surface or to reduce glare.

  • Accommodates canvases up to 84" high
  • Vertical or forward tilt.
  • Double laminated base for extra stability.
  • Deluxe 30" wide painting tray features level tool shelf, rubber cleats to keep the canvas secure and two stainless steel solvent canisters.
  • Includes middle painting tray for smaller work.
  • Piano hinges at joints for maximum strength.
  • Minimum Easel height: 75", maximum height: 110".
  • Base width/depth: 22 1/2"x30"
  • Optional front locking casters available.
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SKU: JCK887100
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SKU: JCK887100

BEST's Wallmount is the ideal solution for the artist with limited studio space. Most easel manufacturers design only their smallest and lightest easels for quick and easy storage. BEST understands that many professional artists must achieve a balance between space concerns and workability. The Wallmount achieves both goals, a heavy duty easel that accommodates a large canvas with zero use of studio floor space. A sturdy oak easel that was designed to be mounted on the wall. The easel can be used in a vertical position or tilted forward. Perfect for the studio with limited floor space.

  • Can hold canvases up to 88" high
  • Width/depth: 32" x 14" (without tilt)
  • Extended easel height: 102" high, compact height: 55"
  • Forward tilt (up to 80° angle) for glare reduction or for the pastel artist
  • Smooth, easy height adjustability with a winch system
  • Ships partially assembled
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