Artists can feel good about using products made from Lyptus Wood - a sustainable resource. The color of Lyptus Wood varies from pink to pale red-brown with dark pink variations and has a straight grain and fine, even texture. It has similar density and strength as hardwood maple - around 45% heavier than Mahogany. This easel adjusts easily to a variety of positions for either sitting or standing. Folds flat for storage. Accepts canvases up to 41-1/2" high. The base is 27-1/2" wide by 22" deep. Extended easel height is 58" tall. Requires some light assembly.