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James Gurney39s DIY sketchbook easel Gurney Journey Lightweight

James Gurney39s DIY sketchbook easel Gurney Journey Lightweight

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James Gurney's DIY sketchbook easel Gurney Journey: Lightweight Sketch Easel

Here's a clearer shot of the sketchbook pochade. It attaches to the tripod with a Tee Nut, and uses a Southco SC-773 Adjustable Torque Hinge and a furniture ...

... wider than the sketchbook in order to support it when open flat and clipped. The whole thing is small enough to fit into my belt pouch when it's folded.

how to build the lightweight sketch easel

"As suggested by James, I used 1/4 inch oak plywood and I added solid-dimensional ΒΌ-inch oak at key reinforcement locations.

Beginners and pros alike will be able to follow step-by-step as I build my compact, lightweight easel. I've been perfecting this design for decades, ...

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Set up and take down quickly, fit into a lightweight and compact bag. 8. Be easy to build from readily available materials.

More about Homemade Easels Coming Soon

The lightweight sketch easel works well vertically, too. I used it a few days ago on a painting trip into the winter forest for a study of an old dead pine ...

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