The Jack Knife Easel is the first fully functional folding easel. Made from 1/2 inch apple plywood, these easels are the most compact and sturdy on the market. They fit a wide variety of small and large canvases and nearly any display material. Great for the painter and stable enough to sketch on, the Jack Knife Easel is perfect for any artist on the go. Makes an ideal table easel. Each one is painstakingly handmade in the United States. A work of art unto itself!