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Canvas Stretching

What is Canvas Stretching?

Stretching a completed painting over a strainer bar frame using the correct materials, techniques and in the appropriate climatic conditions ensures that the painting has the appropriate tension according to its dimension and consistency of media (paint layers).

Our Canvas Stretching Materials

We use a high quality finger-jointed poplar hardwood timber. Laminated finger-joining ensures that there is no warping or twisting and has been engineered for strength and durability, providing the perfect support frame for paintings on canvas, linen or digital giclee prints. sydney canvas stretcher bars

The bevelled profile of ensures that the painting will not come into contact with the bar underneath, therefore, avoiding the risk of "bar markings" which can occur from using flat or inappropriate profiles. The timber is sourced from Sustainable Forest Timbers (FSC).