Counterweighted Fixed Angle Easel
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A fixed angle counterweight easel that is stable, and simple but gives all the benefits of being able to easily raise and lower the canvas, as it is fully counterweighted using a tried and true simple pulley and weight system.
Advantages over a counterweighted H frame
Cost - it is a significant cost saving. Does not stick out in front. Takes up a little less room than a H frame.
Disadvantages over a counterweighted H frame.
Tilt angle is fixed to a rear slope of 8 degrees, it is not on castors and not so easy to move around the studio.
This is with the tray lowered, The tray will actually go to the ground, but here it is mounted at a higher location on the centre shaft.
Raised, raising and lowering the easel is by one finger, The rear counterweight balances all the weight. The tray simply slides up and down with the canvas attached.
This is my easel. if you look closely I have the outline of the painting on the canvas. The painting is of my daughter in law and is of the photo taped to the canvas
This ACH1600 is limed white, with tray and palette holder. The model is my mum. It is quite a large easel. The tray goes to the floor.
Work in progress. My studio. The painting is half finished, I have added a palette holder to my tray for the tubes of paint, the palette is on the tray, the wet brushes in a plastic bag, to stop them drying out.
Note the painting of our dog "Jessica" on the left FFHV easel, it is also half finished.
ACH1600 Easel to take a 1600mm deep canvas (5 foot) $790 in oiled Victorian Ash. This is for an easel with a standard 65mm deep bottom mount. Oiled Tray $125 palette holders $45 each Student version $670 Student tray $110 Student Palette Holders $40 each.
Delivery - Partially assembled, price per easel for single easel shipment.
Melbourne Metro -$50, - Victorian country $80
Sydney $75 - NSW Country up to $150 depending on Post code.
Adelaide $75 - S. A. country up to $160 depending on Post code
ACT - $85
Brisbane/Gold Coast $80 - Queensland country up to $220 depending on Post Code.
Perth $115 - W.A. country up to $190 depending on post code.
Please add $20 for a tray.
Red Hardwoods and Spotted Gum costs more to deliver due to increased weight. Please ask for prices. When easels are sent to a private home please advise a secure place where the parcel can be left, if no one is home. I can usually predict when parcels will arrive in Metro areas however this is not 100% accurate and cannot be fully relied upon. My carrier will not leave a parcel without instructions to do so.
Jeff Lacey at Easels Galore: 0425734215 email:firstname.lastname@example.org
You can pay by credit card, which is best done over the phone for security reasons. If you nominate a time and tell me your phone number I will ring you for the details. Or you can ring me on (03) 97879465 There is a 1% charge for credit card payment.
can send a cheque or money order payable to Easels Galore - 42 Mather
Rd Mt Eliza Vic. 3930
If you prefer I can send a PDF invoice prior to payment. Tax invoices are always supplied with the shipment.
All Prices include GST. Easels Galore: 42 Mather Rd Mount Eliza, Victoria 3930 Australia.
is a house, I do not have an easel showroom.)
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