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Use this lightweight, professional-quality maple plywood board for taping down watercolor papers. The thickness of the board is 5-ply, measuring ½" (13 mm), for durability and warp-resistance.
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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Gets the job done
By WI Bookworm
from Okemos, MI
Comments about American Easel Wood Painting Boards:
I bought a 15x19" board to stretch watercolor paper with, and so far I'm fairly pleased. I like that the board is lightweight, yet sturdy, and has so far kept from warping. My only complaint is that being plywood, it could use a good sanding along the edges. Overall, it was a nice buy and I'm planning on picking up a few more in the near future.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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OK for stretching water color paper.
By Cat Lady
from West Covina, CA
It worked ok to stretch paper. It is a little heavy to carry outside the home. It seems to be more durable that gatorboard or incredible grafix board. But the incredible grafix board is a lot lighter to carry around. I like having both products.
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
Perfect for travel artist
from Buffalo, NY
I bought two 15x19 boards and was able to tape mount 8 pieces of artwork, size 9x12, that I am working on, and take them on a "get away & paint" vacation. They fit nicely in a small suitcase. I used each side for 2 canvas sheets and could work on different pieces as desired. They are sturdy enough to stand upright, I leaned them against a window on a sill so I had a view of outdoors for inspiration. Also I was able to use them flat when needed. They can also be used on an easel. The edges are unfinished but I cover the boards with brown paper and artist tape to keep them free of paint. I recommend them to any artist for use with acrylic on canvas sheets, or for watercolor artists.
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(2 of 5 customers found this review helpful)
too bad you cant have zero stars!
from greater Louisville, Ky
had to sand it for 45 minutes before use to prevent splenters.when using masking tape, it causes roughness and MORE splenters.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
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