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These pliers are made of heavy duty chromium plated steel. Perfectly mating deep teeth ensure a positive no-slip grip. Spring return handle.
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Just the ticket
from Enterprise, AL
Comments about Fredrix Canvas Pliers:
This item is well made, sturdy and completely up to the task. It grips the materiel well. What more could one ask? It even looks good!
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Do not purchase the Fredrix Canvas Pliers
from Ketchikan, AK
I had read the comments concerning these pliers before purchasing. Thought I'd give them a chance.The handle spring did not "pop out", in fact it works quite well.But the pliers did not grip the canvas well enough to properly stretch the canvas. The cute looking teeth just slid.I am a retired maintenance worker with very good hand strength.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Merchant response: We're sorry that these canvas pliers didn't work well for you, and we'd like to help you with this. Please call us at 1-800-723-2787 to speak to a Customer Care Agent. We'll take good care of you!
A good set of canvas pliers
from South Jersey
I use these canvas stretcher pliers to stretch my finished canvas photos.
Great Canvas Pliers
from L Chorrera, Panama
These pliers are great for gripping that hard to hold canvas and get it real tight. I can't imagine life without these pliers.
from Ocala, FL
Great product, great price, fast delivery.That's why I keep coming back.
from Richmond, va
We have been using these for several years now, stretching about 150 canvases with them. Just recently they have begun to stop working. The bolt holding them together has loosened too much. We hammered it back in. That seemed to help. Also, the plates seem to have worn out so they're not gripping the canvas anymore. We took a file to them to try to roughen them up again. That helped. Also, the handles hurt our hands when stretching canvas so we taped a rag to them.Clearly, they aren't perfect, but they're better than the more expensive Frederic's. we need to buy a new pair now. Hope the new pair is better than the ones people are talking about in the other reviews!
from marietta, ga
better buy 2. they break after stretching a few canvases.
Merchant response: We apologize for the issues you encountered with this product. If you are not completely satisfied with the quality of the merchandise you receive, you are entitled to a full replacement or refund. We ask that you contact our Customer Care Center at 800-723-2787 within 30 days so that the exchange, refund, or credit transaction can be arranged to your satisfaction.
Not bad for the money
By Jolly Jimbo
I've stretched several hundred prints flawlessly using these pliers with my only complaint being that I am unable to locate replacement springs. This is the only part that has failed on me. I think the people that are breaking them don't know how to stretch canvas. Let's see... which is stronger - steel or cloth?
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Expensive Pliers - Broke After Little Us
These pliers broke when I used them to gently stretch printed canvas. Very light-duty use. These are expensive, cheaply-made pliers. They are made from pot metal.
some work but most seem to break
By Luck of the draw
I have bought several of these and have recommended at one point that my students buy them. 4 out of 5 broke for the students immediately - as in first canvas. Two that I have purchased over the years worked beautifully and consistently. All the rest broke. The only reason I continue to buy them is because the price is reasonable considering dick blick is so good about replacing broken or unuseable items. Only buy knowing you'll quite likely have to have it replaced.
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