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Utrecht Wooden Pochade Thumb Box
Utrecht Wooden Pochade Thumb Box

Utrecht Pochade Box

The Utrecht Art Pochade box is a simple wooden box with grooves for a panel, and a sliding palette that covers a box where you can put materials.

Company name: Utrecht


Pochade box name: Utrecht Wooden Pochade Thumb Box

Type: Pochade Box

Price range:  $50-$100

Weight:  2lbs 6oz, 1.08kg

Palette size: 7″x 9″, 18cm x 23cm

Construction: Wood

Average Rating: 4.0 stars (based on 2 ratings)



The box is a traditional design with a sliding palette and storage area for materials. Because of the slot method, it cannot hold any panel wider than about 9″, so the box is very limited in scope.

Utrecht Wooden Pochade Thumb Box
Utrecht Wooden Pochade Thumb Box


Crafted of solid wood with a light cherry finish, Utrecht Art pochade box features brass hardware and an adjustable shoulder strap.

The interior of the box has a hinged canvas panel top, a slide out wooden palette and 3 storage compartments. Dimensions: 7 1/4″ x 9 1/4″ x 2 1/2″.

How to set it up

The setup is simple, since it uses a slot method.


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

Reviews of Utrecht Art Pochade Box

This is a very simple

This is a very simple design, a little like a 9″x12″ box I used to use when I started plein air painting, except that it is rather smaller. I think it is a little too small for sketches since it seems to be limited to panels that are 9″ wide. So that means a landscape… Read more “This is a very simple”

Barry Raybould

No longer available

I love this box for small work but it is no longer available.

Ginger S. Knapp

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