Canvas Tensioning and Support

Best Hardboard Corners
Best Hardboard Corners

To insure that canvas corners remain square, nail one hardboard corner to each corner on the back of each canvas stretcher bar. Pieces are cut at an exact 90 degree angle, with pre-drilled holes for effortless mounting.

Prices range from $6.47 - $8.97 SAVE 50% off List!
 
Gamblin PVA Sizing
Gamblin PVA Sizing

PVA (Poly Vinyl Acetate) is a contemporary size for fabric support. On linen and cotton canvas, it prevents the fabric from absorbing atmospheric moisture that eventually causes swelling and shrinking, and ultimately, paint cracking.

Prices range from $7.17 - $16.77 SAVE 40% off List!
 
Tight'N'Up Liquid Canvas Retensioner
Tight'N'Up Liquid Canvas Retensioner

Tight'N'Up Liquid Canvas Retensioner is the perfect solution to most canvas tension problems. It instantly and safely tightens well-stretched canvas and paintings that have slackened. Not recommended for use on polyester-based or oil-primed canvas.

Prices range from $5.99 - $9.49
Rabbit Skin Glue
Enkaustikos Rabbit Skin Glue
Enkaustikos Rabbit Skin Glue

Encaustic painters often mix Enkaustikos Rabbit Skin Glue with Titanium White paint and precipitated chalk to make a dry gesso for use as a base. Enkaustikos Rabbit Skin Glue is sold as a powder and should be dissolved in warm water for use.

Prices range from $9.89 - $16.19 SAVE 14% or more off List!
 
Gamblin Rabbit Skin Glue
Gamblin Rabbit Skin Glue

Rabbit skin glue is the traditional size for fabric support on panels. It seals porous fabric and isolates it from ground or oil paints. Stretching the canvas is easy, because the size shrinks as it dries. It is mixed with water to make a strong adhesive.

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Holbein French Rabbit Skin Glue
Holbein French Rabbit Skin Glue

Rabbit skin glue is the traditional size for fabric support on panels. It seals porous fabric and isolates it from ground or oil paints. This fine French rabbit skin glue is in powder form and is easily dissolved in water. When dry, it is waterproof.

Price: $49.79
 
Williamsburg Rabbit Skin Glue
Williamsburg Rabbit Skin Glue

This 100% genuine rabbit skin glue comes in a fine crystallized powder form.

Price: $24.49 SAVE 30% off List!
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