The Deluxe Studio Easel is of a very sturdy design that can hold the largest of paintings. The easel is made for the most part, of solid mahogany and has a clear varnish finish for durability and to enhance the rich characteristics of the mahogany. The easel base has 4 casters for ease of movement around the lab and 2 large brass leveling screws that act as floor locks. Once a painting is properly secured on the easel, the working height of the painting can be easily adjusted up or down with the hand crank from a sitting position. The easel can accommodate paintings up to 92" in height. The shelf of the easel where the bottoms of paintings rest is 26" in width, offering ample support for wide paintings. Under the shelf is two side drawers (left and right sides of easel) approx. 12 in depth, for storage of paints, brushes, knives, etc. The tilt of the easel can be adjusted forward or backward by a simple adjustment of two wing nuts on the back of the easel. The easel comes disassembled for transit by UPS and can be assembled in ten minutes or so with a screwdriver and pair of pliers. The easel has a base dimension of 26" x 27", side post height of 66" and weighs a total of 68 lbs.