H-Frame Easels

Light Duty for Smaller Canvases
Best Frontier H-Frame Easel
Best Frontier H-Frame Easel

Like all Best easels, Natural Series Easels are made of solid oak and backed by a lifetime guarantee. However the oak is left unfinished, making them a much more economical option for cash-strapped creatives.

Price: $175.05
 
Best Rio Grande Easel
Best Rio Grande Easel

This multifunctional easel is ideal for a beginning or intermediate artist. It supports canvases up to 48" tall, and adjusts quickly on a sturdy quad base to a variety of settings for sitting and standing.

Price: $322.00
 
Blick Studio Light-Duty H-Frame Easel
Blick Studio Light-Duty H-Frame Easel

Finely handcrafted of smooth, sanded beechwood, the Blick Studio Light-Duty H-Frame Easel is equipped with an adjustable-height mast that tilts back to any angle that suits your medium and painting style. Its carriage tray adjusts easily, and has built-in storage.

Price: $81.89
 
Mabef Basic Studio Easel M-10
Mabef Basic Studio Easel M-10

Here's a back-to-basics studio easel at a practical price. Simple yet attractive, it handles canvases up to 47" high. The mast adjusts easily via a secure ratchet control, and locks in position by tightening a screw at the rear. Crafted in Italy.

Price: $161.15
 
Mabef Small Studio Easel M-05
Mabef Small Studio Easel M-05

The Mabef Small Studio Easel M-05 is set apart by an adjustable crank that lets you raise and lower the canvas tray with ease.

Price: $721.00
 
Richeson Aztec Easel
Richeson Aztec Easel

This H-frame easel folds flat for easy storage. Made from environmentally friendly, renewable Lyptus hardwood.

Price: $194.99
 
Richeson Basset Studio Easel
Richeson Basset Studio Easel

Strong, carefully constructed, and well finished, this easel is the perfect combination of quality and affordability. A ratchet system allows for easy canvas height adjustment. Maximum canvas height is 39". The extended easel height is 86".

Price: $185.39
 
Winsor & Newton Shannon Easel
Winsor & Newton Shannon Easel

A solidly built, hand-oiled beechwood easel for studio or home. Canvas rests on an adjustable shelf for easy height control. It holds a canvas up to 53" (134 cm) tall. Fully adjustable. Folds flat for easy storage. Ships fully assembled. 1 year warranty.

Price: $123.59 no longer available
Medium Duty for Light/Medium Canvases
Best Dulce Easels
Best Dulce Easels

Classic H-frame model holds canvases beyond 7 ft high. Giant Dulce model has wider H-frame to hold paintings of virtually any width. Solid red oak. Masts and main frame tilt forward/backward. Base folds against frame for carrying.

Prices range from $28.56 - $349.00
 
Best Manhattan Easel
Best Manhattan Easel

The Best Manhattan Easel is a magnificent piece designed by a portrait artist for the professional painter. Features a double fold-out painting tray with a melamine mixing surface and two large stainless steel canisters. Made in the USA. American oak.

Price: $959.00
 
Best University Easel
Best University Easel

Piano hinges at joints for maximum strength to handle canvases up to 84” high. Double laminated quadbase adds extra stability. Solid oak. Wide bottom tray. Predrilled holes for optional casters.

Prices range from $28.56 - $627.00
 
Blick Studio Medium-Duty H-Frame Easel
Blick Studio Medium-Duty H-Frame Easel

The Blick Studio Medium-Duty H-Frame Easel Finely handcrafted of smooth, sanded beechwood, it tilts back to any angle that suits your medium and painting style. The carriage tray features an easy, dual knob adjustment mechanism and has built-in storage that holds supplies within easy reach.

Price: $104.99
 
Mabef Artist Plus Easel M-07
Mabef Artist Plus Easel M-07

This finely-crafted, oiled beechwood studio easel with rachet action adjusts to handle canvases up to 7 feet high. The Mabef Artist Plus Easel has an adjustable lower canvas tray, and an independently moving top mast for secure, easy height adjustment.

Price: $213.19
 
Mabef Artist Studio Easel M-09D
Mabef Artist Studio Easel M-09D

Constructed of oiled, stain-resistant beechwood, this easel features an adjustable working angle with a no-collapse system for stability. Holds canvases up to 45-1/4" high, up to a maximum weight of 33 lb. A front storage tray holds small items.

Price: $220.99
 
Mabef Artist's Easel M-06
Mabef Artist's Easel M-06

Crafted from oiled beechwood, the M-06 easel features a variable length adjustment with a simple ratchet action, and accommodates canvases up to 65" high. Its sturdy base rests on four lockable casters, offering both mobility and stability.

Price: $336.00
 
Pacific Arc Brazos Bamboo H-Frame Easel
Pacific Arc Brazos Bamboo H-Frame Easel

Pacific Arc Bamboo Easels are the first full-sized studio easels on the market crafted entirely of bamboo. A completely renewable and highly regenerative natural resource, bamboo is practical, durable, strong, beautiful, and environmentally responsible.

Price: $232.99
 
Richeson Dulce Easel
Richeson Dulce Easel

Enjoy perfect stability whether you're working seated or standing with this Lyptus hardwood H-frame easel. It features a laminated quad base, with a slide and lock height adjustment system. Assembly required.

Price: $175.09
Heavy Duty for Large Canvases
American Easel Maestro Easel
American Easel Maestro Easel

Manufactured from premium-quality solid northern red oak with a golden oak finish, the Maestro Easel from American Easel will impress you with its beauty. The Maestro holds canvases up to 84" high. Some assembly is required.

Price: $434.00
 
Best Abiquiu Studio Easels
Best Abiquiu Studio Easels

Abiquiu is a heavy-duty easel for professionals who paint large canvases. Fully assembled, this easel stands 88" (224 cm) high. It can be extended to support canvases measuring up to 120" (305 cm) high, and virtually any width. Made of solid red oak.

Prices range from $492.00 - $1,510.00
 
Best Classic Santa Fe I Easel
Best Classic Santa Fe I Easel

Best's Santa Fe I is a single masted studio easel for the serious artist, excellent for large work. Fully adjustable. Made of hand-rubbed, oil-finished solid oak, for beauty and longevity. Designed to be much more than just something to rest a canvas on.

Prices range from $28.56 - $607.00
 
Best Classic Santa Fe II Easel
Best Classic Santa Fe II Easel

The Santa Fe II is a double masted studio easel for the serious artist, excellent for large work. Fully adjustable, it's made from hand-rubbed, oil-finished solid oak, for beauty and longevity.

Price: $834.00
 
Best Classic Santa Fe III Easel
Best Classic Santa Fe III Easel

Best's Santa Fe III is a single masted studio easel for the serious artist, excellent for large work. Fully adjustable. Made from hand-rubbed, oil-finished solid oak, for beauty and longevity. Designed to be more than just something to rest a canvas on.

Prices range from $28.56 - $731.00
 
Best Crank Easel
Best Crank Easel

The Best Crank Easel is a beautiful traditional wooden easel that raises and lowers canvas with the turn of an iron crank. Crafted in the USA of American oak, the easel is sanded smooth, then hand-rubbed with oil to reveal the beauty of the wood.

Price: $673.00
 
Best Elegant <nobr>H-Frame</nobr> Easel
Best Elegant H-Frame Easel

Handmade in the USA of sturdy oak, this H-frame easel offers extra stability and features a double mast with a marine-style winch system that easily raises and lowers the frame. A pullout drawer stores art supplies. Two steel cups hold water or brushes.

Price: $609.00
 
Best Kelley Easel
Best Kelley Easel

It is a valuable tool for any painter. This easel will slant forward or backward. Adjust the height with a simple turn of the crank. Use it with canvases up to 84" (213 cm) tall. The easel is mounted on front locking plastic casters.

Price: $783.00
 
Best San Pedro Easel
Best San Pedro Easel

If you are a landscape painter who works on a grand scale, San Pedro is a wonderful easel for securing large works. It handles canvases up to 82" tall, but it really excels in providing a stable horizontal base for wide canvases.

Price: $460.00
 
Blick Master's Easel by Jullian
Blick Master's Easel by Jullian

This is the ultimate fixture for your studio — and it won't break your bank account. The Blick Master's Easel by Jullian is beautifully crafted of beechwood and holds canvas as large as 92"H. The effortless, crank-controlled height adjustment makes it ideal for your largest works.

Price: $733.00
 
Blick Studio Heavy-Duty H-Frame Easel
Blick Studio Heavy-Duty H-Frame Easel

Finely handcrafted of smooth, sanded beechwood, it features dual adjustable-height masts that add extra stability with oversized work. Its carriage tray adjusts easily with a smooth-gliding metal ratchet mechanism and has built-in storage that holds supplies within easy reach.

Price: $176.27
 
Craftech Sienna Counterweight Easel
Craftech Sienna Counterweight Easel

Counterbalanced by standard weight plates (not included), the Sienna Counterweight Easel lets you adjust the working height of your canvas with a simple touch of the handle. Change from a standing to sitting painting position in seconds.

Price: $1,209.00
 
Mabef Master Studio Easel
Mabef Master Studio Easel

The M-04 is made of imported oiled beechwood, crafted in the finest tradition of Italian woodworking. A convenient crank adjusts the height of the working area, and also ensures control as the canvas is being elevated.

Prices range from $784.00 - $989.00
 
Richeson Lyptus Santa Fe II Easel
Richeson Lyptus Santa Fe II Easel

The Santa Fe II is a double-masted studio easel for the serious artist, excellent for large work. Fully adjustable, it's made from durable Lyptus hardwood, with a finish that resembles Cherry or Mahogany.

Price: $1,009.00