Our new and improved Cigar Box™ V 3.0 is perfect for day trips! This economical pochade box takes its name from the 19th century practice of making simple pochade boxes from cigar boxes. Made of basswood laminate, this pochade model is designed for lightweight efficiency.
The hinged lid locks in any position through a 180º arc, measures ½ in deep which will hold up to two 8"x10" panels.
There is a universal tripod mount on the bottom so that this pochade box may be mounted on any standard camera tripod. Lacquer finish.
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Accessories for the Cigar Box™ are available which allow you to paint larger or smaller, a fold out palette extension, carrying bag, brush washer and brushes.
Note: If you purchase the box and palette extension, we will install it for you.
The 8x10 Cigar Box Oil and Acrylic Plein Air Kit
In this 12 piece kit get the Cigar Box™ plus supplies you need to get started painting. All you need to do is add paint and you are ready to start your painting adventures. (Choose the Oil and Acrylic Kit from the drop down menu.)
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