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These high quality stretcher bars are more than just a piece of wood!
Their rounded back edge reduces surface friction and is designed to keep the canvas ½" from the stretcher bar. This feature helps insure that there will be no ghost impressions on the canvas.
Stretcher bars are made from kiln-dried, knot free, straight pine. Each strip measures 1¼" high × 1½" deep.
Note — Price is per strip, not per pair. These stretchers are only for use with each other and Best Medium Duty Cross-Braces. They will not interlock with other brands.
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I would and I do buy this product again and again!
from Fresno, CA
Comments about Best Medium Duty Stretcher Bars:
These 1.25 inch deep stretcher bars are perfect for both gallery-wrap and/or framed canvases!
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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These bars are made with absolute precision, tight fitting...like a glove!
Solid Stretcher bar
By Nico G Silk Art
one of the best price for this product out there.
Watercolor paper solution
I am using this product to stretch and hold watercolor paper. The air flow to both sides of the paper allows foe greater control of the papers dampness throughout the painting process. The perfect solution to bucked paper and the lightweight frame is easily tilted and moved. I have not used other brand stretchers.
Great option for a larger canvas to give it more strength and stability, just as good as the heavy duty stretchers but not quite as big. Very solid feeling. Very happy with this option.
I would and do buy this product on a regular basis
from Asheville, NC
I have been a client with Dick Blick and I am totally satisfied with their customer service, quality and timeliness in delivering my order.
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Trash to Treasure, Mixed media on canvas
Great stretcher bars
from Bloomington, IN
I really liked these medium weight stretcher bars. I used them to give to a 91 year old painter who can't lift heavy items. The heavy duty stretcher bars would have been too heavy for her. These mid weight ones worked just great and she loved the canvases I stretched for her using these stretcher bars.
I will be buying this product again.
The corners were snug which ensured a solid fit. I will be using this for future canvas stretching.
By Jacqui BB
from New Mexico
The Jack Richardson & Co, Inc stretcher bars carried by Blick are always true and straight and dependable to match others previously ordered so no bars are wasted because of mismatches. Their dependability saves me a two hour drive to Santa Fe to hand pick stretcher bars for paintings and photography.I have, from time to time, ordered stretcher bars from other companies because Blick does not carry a full range of sizes. I especially need 13" ones in the medium size for stretching photographic prints on canvas. I always regret it.
Easy to Assemble - Easy to Square
from Palm Springs CA
Really easy to assemble into a squared canvas. I've used others...these are definitely the best .
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