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Alla Prima Pochade 11X14 Yellowstone Lite Pochade Box

Alla Prima Pochade Box

The Alla Prima Pochade has a unique position control technology for holding the lid. The 11″ x 14″ Yellowstone Lite has a two-panel lid and two clip-on work trays.

Company name: Alla Prima Pochade

Website: https://allaprimapochade.com/

Pochade box name:  11 x 14 Yellowstone Lite Pochade Box

Type: Pochade Box

Price range:  $350-$400

Weight:  5lbs 3oz., 2.35kg

Palette size: 11″ x 14″, 27.94cm x 35.56cm

Construction: Wood

Average Rating: 5 stars (based on 2 ratings)

Description

Alla Prima Pochade’s Yellowstone Lite has storage for 2 panels and detachable work trays instead of storage drawers. This particular model is reviewed here because it is the optimum design from a weight point of view.

  • Carries two 3/16″ panels completely protected.
  • Included removable adapter lets you carry x12 panels panels, or  x8 panels
  • Two work trays are stored on box, attached securely to box when in use. One is drilled for brushes, one not. Can be mounted upside down if smooth face is desired.
Alla Prima Yellowstone Lite Pochade Box
Alla Prima Yellowstone Lite Pochade Box

 

Construction

  • Baltic birch palette, 3/4″ deep and allows for addition of glass or plexiglass if desired.
  • Spring loaded panel holder adjusts entirely from the front, no knobs or nuts. Capacity from 0 to 18 vertical.
  • Unique position control technology holds lid wherever you want. No wing nuts or braces to fiddle with. Just open it up.
  • Trays present smooth profile when stored, carry and completely protect full length brushes.
  • 1/4″-20 threaded fitting fits standard tripod or quick release.
  • D-rings with hand strap. Designed so you can attach a shoulder strap.

How to set it up

Accessories

  • Optional Custom Engraving. Available with a custom engraving on the inside of the lid door (displayed when the box is open.)
  • Four-panel lid option. Can be made with standard Yellowstone four-panel lid as well. Adds 1/2″ to overall height and allows you to use Sunclips.

Comparison

To compare  Yellowstone Lite with other pochade boxes, see my Guide to Pochade Boxes.

Reviews of Alla Prima Pochade

Well crafted – Alla Prima

I have not tested this particular model, but can vouch for the extremely high quality and craftsmanship of other pochade boxes made by Ben Haggett. His products are works of art in themselves. I actually purchased one of the smaller boxes but since it had storage space for paint tubes, its palette area to weight… Read more “Well crafted – Alla Prima”

Barry John Raybould
United States
Alla Prima Pochade

no hassle pochade box

I have been using my Alla Prima Yellowstone 11″ x 14″ for a couple of years now without any problems. I like that rare earth magnets replace standard hardware to keep drawers and lid closed so there is nothing sticking out to catch on anything and potentially break off. And it packs easily with other… Read more “no hassle pochade box”

Will Tait
U.S.
Alla Prima Pochade

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