U.Go Plein Air Anywhere Pochade Boxes
u.go™ Anywhere™ Pochade Box was designed for travel from sea to summit and anywhere in between. The products are designed and manufactured by New Wave® in Pennsylvania, USA. Each tree's inherent beauty, shown in the grain lines, knots, and varying wood tones, combines with our work handcrafting each pochade box to create an item that is uniquely yours.
- New Wave
Size/Weight:Measuring 11"x14.5"x1.25," the largest model (Item #00701) is ultra lightweight at 3.15 lbs, with palette included.
Materials:The product is made using Baltic Birch wood, while stainless steel and aluminum accents provide strength where needed most. All hardware is non-corrosive.
Wood Finish:The Baltic Birch is hand sanded, and finished with New Wave® proprietary wood finish for maximum durability. The finish is non-porous, dense, and resistant to water as well as standard artist solvents and mediums. In addition, the finish is crack proof, chip proof, and non-yellowing.
Magnetic Components:Strong rare earth magnets are used for the closure, panel/canvas holder, removable side wall for palette cleaning/replacement, and accessory side tray attachment.
Friction Hinges:Sturdy 180° range of motion to position the pochade box as vertical or horizontal as you would like. Horizontal set up is perfect for watercolor painting.
Tripod Mount:Anywhere™ Pochade Boxes are compatible with universal 1/4" tripod mounts.
Palette:A high density plastic palette is included. Oil paints can be removed with solvents, and dry acrylic paint peels off. A tempered glass upgrade is available in grey or clear for item #00701.
Paint Storage:Paint dabs can be stored on the palette when the lid is closed due to a recessed palette and recessed lid.
Recessed Storage Compartment:Located at the rear of the palette measuring approximately 9.5"x1.12" and 0.88" in depth with a closed lid. Can be used to hold paint brushes, paint tubes, wet paint dabs, etc.
Product Storage:Smooth exterior free of protruding wood or metal components allows for quick and easy storage in any pack.
Surfaces:Maximum Recommended Painting Surface is 14" Vertical. Teeth on the stainless steel panel holders are capable of holding panels as thin as 1/16" and stretched canvas up to 3/4" thick.
How to buy
Note: we do not deliver outside New Zealand.
Enter the quantity and click "add to cart". When you are ready to pay for your order proceed to checkout. Payment is made by credit card on a secure server using Paypal or Payment Express. Alternatively you may pay by "bank deposit" or by phone on 09 489 7213.
Our delivery rates are:
- Prepaid A4 Satchel (nationwide): $5 per order †
- Local (Auckland): $5.50 per order *
- Local Towns (within 150kms): $7.50 per order *
- Rest of North Island: $9.30 per order *
- South Island and Great Barrier: $10.40 per order *
† Prepaid Satchel is available for some smaller items that will fit into an A4 envelope. Please do not select the satchel option if your goods are breakable, easily damaged or flammable.
* Oversized items may be charged an additional amount - once you have selected the items you need proceed to checkout to see the exact costs.
Rural delivery fee $3.30 per order
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About Takapuna Art Supplies
Located in downtown Takapuna Beach on the North Shore, our store has been serving the local art community for more than twenty years. We are owned and operated by working, professional artists and have become the place where like minded creatives choose to gather, share and inspire.
We are the only art supply store in the greater Auckland area that has a working artists' studio on premises. Our experienced and knowledgeable staff are always happy, willing and able to demonstrate techniques and share tips on the use of various artist materials.
Our focus is to encourage the pursuit of personal artistic expression and to share our expertise and love for the visual arts.
- Jim Auckland & Sandy Collins