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My daughter teaches high school art and does some studio work and asked me to make an art easel for her. After a little research and combining the best of a couple of plans I built her a folding easel that is very functional and portable.

-- Those that say it can't be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.

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#1 posted 2389 days ago

Lucky Daughter, well done.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service

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#2 posted 2389 days ago

Nice easel. How is the bacl leg attached to the rest of the frame?

-- Still learning everything

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#3 posted 2389 days ago

Ver nice!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#4 posted 2389 days ago

Fully adjustable I see. Very nice.

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Dan'um Style

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#5 posted 2388 days ago

nice looking easel … where did you find the plans. I need to make one.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#6 posted 2388 days ago

Nice! I bet she brags to everyone.

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#7 posted 2388 days ago

Nicely done. You made you Daughter proud.

-- Dominic, Trinity, Florida...Lets be safe out there.

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#8 posted 2388 days ago

Nice job.

-- Happy woodworking!

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#9 posted 2369 days ago

Probably one of the most moving gifts I ever recieved was an easle my dad built for me during my brief stint airbrushing t-shirts in Branson, MO.

It was a real shocker, as Dad didn’t talk a whole lot, and it really made an impression on me that he took the time to build something for me out of the blue like that.

He passed away in ‘92, but I still have that easel. Even though it’s just pine 1×2s, money couldn’t buy it .

-- Jon

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