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Ref. 01: The Compact Pochade Boxes.

  • The Compact Pochade Boxes are lovely painting boxes to take out and about — just rest the box on your forearm and hold it steady with your hand. No table or tripod needed. The angle of your painting can be easily varied by tilting your wrist.
    This picture shows the way to hold a Compact Pochade Box.

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  • Three wet boards of up to 4mm thickness can be securely held in the lid – access being via the hinged front. When the box is closed there is sufficient space to allow for paint to remain on the palette and not touch the first board.

  • As the palettes can slide out to either side, the boxes are suitable for both right and left handed painters. The space below the palettes is 34mm (138").

  • The boxes, which are varnished, have shoulder straps fitted.

  • Measurements of the 6" x 8" box are:
       External – 225mm x 185mm x 90mm (834" x 714" x 312").
    Internal – 200mm x 160mm x 34mm (8" x 614" x 138")
    Board size – 152mm x 203mm (6" x 8")
    Weight – 900gms (approx)

  • Measurements of the 8" x 10" box are:
       External – 280mm x 240mm x 90mm (11" x 912" x 312")
    Internal – 253mm x 214mm x 34mm (10" x 812" x 138")
    Board size – 204mm x 254mm (8" x 10")
    Weight – 1.25Kg (approx)

  • Measurements of the 10" x 12" box are:
       External – 330mm x 295mm x 90mm (13" x 1112" x 312")
    Internal – 300mm x 270mm x 34mm (1134" x 1012" x 138")
    Board size – 254mm x 305mm (10" x 12")
    Weight – 1.5Kg (approx)

Price of 6" x 8" box – £39.00

Price of 8" x 10" box – £44.00

Price of 10" x 12" box – £49.00

© R. Abbey, 2010.