This easel has a ratchet system for easy canvas height adjustment and goes past a vertical tilt. The sturdy base features leveling feet. Made of eco-friendly Lyptus hardwood. Maximum canvas height is 39 in. Base width/depth is 20 1/2 in. x 21 in. Compact easel height is 54 1/2 in. Extended easel height is 86 in. Assembly required.