Here we are presenting a simple project that will allow you to quickly create a simple and practical A frame tripod easel.


A frame tripod easel plan
Project type
Project difficulty
Skill level
for beginners
Level of workshop equipment
Home – basic hand toools
Applied woodworking joints

Maximum height of the painting: 1100mm (43,3'')


Exploded view and parts list
A frame tripod easel - Parts list
Assembly drawing
A frame tripod easel - Assembly drawing


If you work in watercolor technique, this simple wooden tripod easel is great choice for you, because its adjustable working angle is 35°. It is light enough for mobility, and if you do not use easels on a daily basis, this A frame easel has one leg that folds flat and can be stored in very small place. All in all, this floor easel is an affordable solution for many artists beginners.

Making of this wooden easel requires not much of your time and you don’t need to have some special skills. All you have to do is to precisely make the items from the plan with the exact measurements as given in this documentation, then join those parts together with bolts.


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Submitted by Ceh Jan