The sliding mast moves independent of the painting tray, offering artist a great variety of settings in which to work. By extending the mast to its highest point and leaving the paining tray in its lowest setting, artist are able to work on very large canvases. H frame construction and quad base this easel offers great stability for working seated or standing. Made of lyptus wood which is an eco friendly hardwood, trees sprout from the stumps of previously harvested trees. Some assembly required. Maximum canvas height: 84" Base width/depth: 21" x 24" Compact easel height: 58" Extended easel height: 95"