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Best Heavy Duty Stretcher Bars are made of strong, kiln-dried, knot-free pine sourced from Forestry Stewardship Council (FSC) certified suppliers.
The stretcher bars have a 1-1/2" profile and are 2" wide. Each bar's profile has a slightly rounded edge with a 1/2" rise. This prevents sagging and helps eliminate ghost impressions on your final stretched canvas.
Note — Price is per strip, not pair.
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Never disappointed with quality,service and speed of delivery.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Good stretcher bars for the price
from Austin, Texas
I always use these stretcher bars for larger canvases as they're so thick you rarely need cross braces to keep them from warping. My only issue was that my recent purchase had a stretcher bar that was slightly wonky (I always look down the edge to make sure). Luckily, it wasn't bad enough that I felt I had to go through the hassle of returning it, and used it in a canvas I knew I didn't have to frame. Usually Blick does a great job at sending strips that are all straight. This was the only ever small exception. Overall, these bars are great, and I always shop through this website for fast delivery and good service.
By Elaine, the painter
from Santa Fe, NM
Suggest DB mill the bars and cross supports with slots and tongues instead of hardware and the neccessity to drill hole for scews.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
from Omaha, Ne
I use these stretcher bars for custom acrylic paintings for my Clients, we stretch them ourselves and my husband likes the quality of these and the heftiness of them compared to others. If they ever come in damaged they are replaced no problem
Blick heavy duty stretcher bars
By Susquehanna Studio
from NE PA
I only use the Blick heavy duty bars even with small paintings. One can afford mistakes, these are the best I've found.
Thick, sturdy with the perfect depth to make your work look professional & gallery ready!
By David D
from Milton, MA
Been using these heavy duty strips for over a year and find them to be well made, easy to put together and always in good shape when I get them. Pricing is always the best when compared with other dealers.
from Milwaukee, WI
Solid, strong stretchers. True and no warping whatsoever.
Good Quality, fast arrival
from Laguna Hills, CA
I stretched a giclee on canvas on the stretchers I bought from Blick. Since it was large, I used a cross bar. I really like how it went together. Much better quality than I have found at local retail stores.
Quality Stretcher Bars
from Cragsmoor, NY
I'm using these along with cross braces for 20 x 48 inches linen panels. The heavy duty stretchers hold up to linen which shrinks much more than cotton after applying gesso and puts a strain on stretchers. These hold up very well to the task.
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